Gymea Lily - Doryanthes excelsa

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Create a striking impact in you garden with this prized Australia native. Featuring a a rosette of large strappy leaves that reach to around 2m in height. During the warmer dramatic flowers stems that reach up to 4m in height bear rich red conical shaped


Great as an eye catching specimen plant and commonly used for cut flowers.

Common Name: Gymea Lily Botanical Name: Doryanthes excelsa Plant size: 10 - 12cm Pot size: 50mm Max growth: Grows to about 4m high and 3m wide Maintenance: Feritilise with a general purpose fertiliser during the growing season. The foliage will tolerate frost but the flower is frost sensitive Planting: Plant in well drained, nutrient rich soil.


Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Bird attracting
  • Cut flowers
  • Long lasting
  • Striking Flowers

Garden Style

  • Native Garden
  • Tropical Garden

Growth Rate

  • Slow

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Natives

Position

  • Full Sun

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Mass planting
  • Retaining walls


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