Australian garden designer Michael Cooke's house entry is framed by lush mixed plantings of Gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa), grass trees (Xanthorrhoea spp), massed aloes (Aloe spp. Photographed by Daniel Shipp. via The Design Files
Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.