|Storage Temperature: 36 - 38F
|Ethylene Sensitive: No
|Description: Unusual fuzzy, tubular and slightly
curved flowers (shaped like little kangaroo paws) borne in one sided elongated
clusters. Blossoms are felted with a fur-like covering.
|Colors: Red, purple, green, and yellow
|Botanical Facts: From the Greek words anoigo (to
open) and anthos (flower), referring to flowers that are widely open
|Design Notes: The long stem of the Anigozanthos
makes for a wonderful contemporary line flower.
|Purchasing Hints: Purchase stems with some
flowers open. Avoid flaccid flowers and brown petal tips.
|Conditioning: Remove all foliage that will be
below the water line. Cut under water with a sharp knife. Hydrate in a solution of
warm water and commercial floral preservative / floral food for two hours before storage
|Additional Notes: The wonderful textures of
the Anigozanthus combine easily with other exotic flowers.