Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

September 8, 2013

Giant Spear Lily

Filed under: Flowers,Western Springs — paul @ 7:29 am
Giant Spear Lily

Giant Spear Lily

The Giant Spear Lily (doryanthes palmeri) is a native of Australia. The plants are huge, agave-like rosettes, and the flowering stalk can reach 3 metres, curving over elegantly under its weight. This plant is just starting to flower at Western Springs.