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Genus of about 25 species of evergreen perennials mostly from mountainous regions of New Guinea, Australasia, Hawaii and southern areas of South America.

Growing in boggy, peaty areas they form large clumps.

  • Good to know - grown for the striking foliage; flowers are insignificant.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - New Guinea, Australasia, Hawaii, southern South America.
  • Evergreen - perennials. Large clumps of linear leaves, covered with silvery scales. Panicles of green, yellowish, or purple-brown flowers in spring or summer followed by orange or red berries.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - peaty soil.

Buy Varieties of ASTELIA

ASTELIA banksii

ASTELIA banksii  >

Commonly known as: Coastal astelia.
Narrower silver-green leaves than A. chathamica. Dense clump-forming plant which is frost hardy and grows to 3 feet
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
£14.50 each
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ASTELIA chathamica 'Silver Spear'  AWARD

ASTELIA chathamica 'Silver Spear'  >

Striking silver, sword-like foliage, an excellent architectural plant for a patio tub or to lighten a dull corner
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ASTELIA nervosa 'Red Devil'

ASTELIA nervosa 'Red Devil'  >

Silvery-reddish-brown leaves with small white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
£14.50 each

ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'

ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'  >

Silvery bronze arching leaves that turn red in colder conditions. Frost hardy but prefers damp areas
Multibuy Any 3+ for £11.00 each
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ASTELIA 'Silver Shadow'

ASTELIA 'Silver Shadow'  >

Vigorous clump-forming variety with large silvery spear-shaped leaves. More silvery and larger growing than A. 'Silver Spear'
Large £22.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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