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Darwinia citriodora 'Seaspray' (Darwinia)

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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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Native Annuals and Perennials. Australian annual and perennial plants can be used to create excitement in your garden as they are quick growing, usually very floriferous and because they are relatively temporary they can be replaced on a regular basis to add something new each year.

Plant description

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Darwinia citriodora Seaspray

A low mounding shrub with silvery green aromatic foliage, dense and very attractively set on fine stems. Vivid orange-red bracted flowers attracts honeyeaters, butterflies and  exquisite harmless native bees to the nectar and pollen. A fast and effective groundcover in small or large gardens. Also great in rockeries or in containers on patio or deck.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring winter

Scent

The foliage is aromatic

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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