kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) is Western Australia's floral emblem.
The inflorescence of the plant resembles the paw of a kangaroo.
They are native to the south-west of Western Australia. They grow in a variety of soils. They have strap-like, slightly fleshy leaves growing from an underground rhizome, from 12-15 cm to 1 m, or more.
Colour and form varies according to species and growing conditions.
They flower from spring to summer.
Really a beautiful flower.