Gymea Lily Doryanthes excelsa
Native | Full sun | H to 4m | Cut flowers
Highly prized Australian plant featuring a rosette of large strap-like leaves (up to 2m) with dramatic flower stems, reaching up to 4m, with deep red, torch-sharped flowers in spring and summer.
Category / Uses: Feature plant – specimen plant and cut flowers.
Position: loves full sun, well-drained, humus rich soil, foliage is frost tolerant.
Care: benefits from liquid fertiliser during the growing season. Cultivate soil before planting, dig hole twice the width of the container, fill hole firmly and water in well.
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