Giant Spear Lily – Doryanthes Palmeri

$6.75

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A native of eastern Australia, this large herbaceous plant has long, bright green leaves that form a giant rosette with a scape (or flower stalk) reaching over 3m in height with masses of bright scarlet funnel shaped flowers which appears in spring.

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Description

Common Name:
Giant Spear Lily
Botanical Name:
Doryanthes Palmeri
Plant size:
12 – 15cm
Pot size:
75mm pot.
Max growth:
Approximately 2 – 2.5m high and 3 – 4m wide.
Description:
A native of eastern Australia, this large herbaceous plant has long, bright green leaves that form a giant rosette with a scape (or flower stalk) reaching over 3m in height with masses of bright scarlet funnel shaped flowers which appears in spring.
Uses:
The Spear Lily is a spectacular plant. Both the foliage and the flowers are eye-catching. It will tolerate coastal situations providing it is protected from salt winds. An Australian bush tucker plant, the young flower spikes can be roasted and eaten.

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