ASTELIA

Silvery scales give this architectural plant a metallic sheen.

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.

Further Reading....
  • 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
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for the striking foliage; flowers are insignificant.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    New Guinea, Australasia, Hawaii, southern South America.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil

Buy Varieties of ASTELIA

ASTELIA banksii

ASTELIA banksii

Coastal astelia

narrower silver-green leaves than A. chathamica. Dense clump-forming plant which is frost hardy and grows to 3 feet

 
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£16.00 £12.50 each 
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ASTELIA chathamica 'Silver Spear'

ASTELIA chathamica 'Silver Spear'

striking silver, sword-like foliage, an excellent architectural plant for a patio tub or to lighten a dull corner

 
Large
£25.00 each 
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Extra large
£35.00  
ASTELIA nervosa 'Red Devil'

ASTELIA nervosa 'Red Devil'

silvery-reddish-brown leaves with small white flowers

 
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£16.00 each 
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ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'

ASTELIA nervosa 'Westland'

silvery bronze arching leaves that turn red in colder conditions. Frost hardy but prefers damp areas

 
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ASTELIA 'Red Shadow'

ASTELIA 'Red Shadow'

coppery-red

 
Large only
£25.00 each 
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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'

 
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£16.00 each 
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also Large
£25.00 each 
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