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  • 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 £10.00 each
£13.50 each

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 £10.00 each
£13.50 each

ASTELIA fragrans

ASTELIA fragrans  >

Commonly known as: Bush astelia, Bush flax.
Sword-like green leaves and fragrant green flowers in spring
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£13.50 each

ASTELIA nervosa 'Red Devil'

ASTELIA nervosa 'Red Devil'  >

Silvery-reddish-brown leaves with small white flowers
MULTIBUY Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£13.50 each

ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'

ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'  >

Silvery bronze arching leaves that turn red in colder conditions. Frost hardy but prefers damp areas
£13.50 £9.45 each

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
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