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Astelia nervosa

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread1.4m to 2m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourGreen yellow brown purple
  • Leaf ColourGreen silver

Description

Astelia nervosa. This vigorously clumping New Zealand species is valued for its pendent, frosted grey leaves which may be up to 6 ft (1.8 m) long. In summer, starry, light brown, fragrant flowers form in clusters on the ends of long, slender stems. These are followed by small green fruit, which turn orange-red when ripe. Spread can be to about to 1.5 m and height to 60 cm.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

By seed or division in spring.

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