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Aciphylla squarrosa

Bayonet plant

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.7m to 1.2m
  • Spread0.1m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourBlue-green

Description

Aciphylla squarrosa (Bayonet plant). This is an evergreen perennial which is clump forming and has linear flattened, serrated, blue-green leaves. The flowers are produced in meter-length spikes of yellow blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Spear grass, Kurikuri

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Architectural and year-round interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich, Gritty
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

You should grow in a moist soil that is humus-rich, gritty and well-drained. Plants need an open site with full sun.

Propagation

By seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for slugs which may damage young plants.

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