Blue Kangaroo Paw Painting

Philippa was commissioned by Kings Park Botanic Garden Perth to paint the new blue kangaroo paw hybrid, Anigozanthos ‘Masquerade’

 Blue kangaroo Paw Nikulinsky Kings Park

"The main technique used to produce disease tolerant hybrids was a process called recurrent selection. This breeding system selects the top two to four progeny of each cross rated for the particular attribute being selected for, in this case disease tolerance." - Digby Growns, Senior Plant Breeder Kings Park.

Blue kangaroo Paw Kings Park Nikulinsky Nikulinsky Blue Kangaroo Paw Painting

These new Kangaroo paw hybrids will be commercially available in 2022.