Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Anigozanthos 'Mini Red' is a seedling which arose spontaneously in the garden of Mr Albert E Brooks of Sandringham Victoria in the vicinity of A. flavidus (red form), A. rufus and A. manglesii. It is therefore impossible to establish its parentage accurately however there are strong affinities towards A. flavidus.Cultivar received by the Authority 17 March 1977. Applicant: Mr A E Brooks.
DESCRIPTION: It is a perennial rosetted herb growing to a height of approximately 600mm. The leaves are green, long and narrow being about 300mm long and about 8mm wide. The flowers are produced in compact, branched terminal clusters. Individual flowers are red and about 35-40mm in length.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from other known forms of Anigozanthos flavidus in its small, compact habit and dense flower clusters.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966 edition.
ovary and perianth: near red 45C.
inner perianth: near yellow-green 146C.
ACRA REFERENCE : ACC113; CBG8006339
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 28 May 1978