Best Australian natives for pots & small gardens. The trend towards smaller gardens has inspired the plant lovers in the nursery industry to respond with an ever-increasing range of Australian plants that will delight those who want to attract birds and butterflies and bring a little bit of the bush onto their balconies. From banksias to bottlebrush there are plants that will add colour and texture to provide year round interest.
Gymea Lilies - Doryanthes excelsa. Everything about the Gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa) is larger than life. The bold foliage can reach over four metres in height and some majestic flower stems can reach over ten metres tall.
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The weeping greyish foliage coupled with a manageable size and brilliant spring displays of golden yellow flowers have made this a very popular wattle in cultivation. It forms a medium to tall shrub with very dense foliage that makes it an excellent screening plant or low windbreak. A light trim after flowering and a handful of low phosphorus fertiliser will ensure a magnificent display the following season.
Flower colour: Golden yellow
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 6 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres
Maximum width: 5 metres
Minimum width: 3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Insects and seed feeding birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, arid.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.