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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Grevillea 'Bronze Rambler' is a spreading groundcover with bronze-red deeply divided foliage and wonderful dense habit that deters weed growth once established. Nectar-rich toothbrush flowers of deep purple-red appear throughout the year. and attract birds. Good for banks and as a ground cover in large gardens, and will spread to around 4 metres wide. Also makes a great weeping standard. A vigorous grower, and a good tough plant for difficult sites. Medium frost tolerance.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 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: Birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.