Doryanthes excelsa, commonly known as the gymea lily, is a flowering plant in the family Doryanthaceae that is endemic to coastal areas of New South Wales near Sydney. It has sword-like leaves more than 1 metre long and it grows a flower spike up to 6 metres high

  • Part shade/full sun
  • Height 2-4 metres
  • Flowers Oct – Nov
  • May not flower for up to 8 yrs
  • Flower attracts birds
  • Cultural uses

Doryanthes Excelsa - Gymea Lily