Wildflower Wednesday – Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo paws come in a wide variety of shades.

These native Australian Wildflowers known as the “kangaroo paw” due to its supposed resemblance to a…yes that’s right…Kangaroo’s paw bloom once each spring and throw forth their rather bizarre blossoms. They soon die off and return to their prosaic low grassy selves.

Kangaroos actually love eating the flowers and at the golf course near our house they plant kangaroo paws regularly as ornamentals each spring only to have the kangaroos who live on the actual golf course polish them of with monotonous regularity.

 

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