Spear Lily (Doryanthes palmeri)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Capsule
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring


Posted by skopjecollection (SE europe(balkans) - Zone 6b) on Dec 2, 2019 12:54 AM

Translation for photo

Height :About 3m tall
Flowers: Inflorescence up to 4m long, flowers are tubular and 4-6 cm long
Fruits : Capsule, with lots of seeds/large seeds
Foliage: persistent(evergreen)
Hardiness: -3 degrees celsius
Name explanation: Genus name means lance flower/spear flower

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