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Spear Lily


This evergreen forms a clump of sword-shaped upright then arching bright green leaves to 8 feet long. Red flowers bloom on flower stalks that rise barely above foliage in summer. Drought tolerant but appears more lush with little water.

Doryanthes palmeri

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 8-10'

Leaf shape : Sword-shaped

Leaf color : Bright green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 6-8 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 25 to 30 F( Z9b)

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes