(4m**FABCDE) Doryanthes excelsa is an unusual and amazing native plant. A coastal plant from NSW, occuring from Sydney and north. The flower stem shoots for the sky and is to 4m tall with brilliant red flowers on its top – they are in large clusters to 70cm and each flower in the cluster is 10cm across and come in spring and summer. The leaves themselves are a feature growing to 1m long and are bright green, ribbed and sword shaped growing in a large rosette. This plant makes a monumental landscaping piece in the garden on a bank or in a large rockery. For all areas except the most bitterly cold Tablelands in Southern Australia. Takes frost. Full sun to light shade.
…..Priced at $9.90 (200 Parries)