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Astelia chathamica


Astelia chathamica

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Distinctive NZ native perennial with bold silver sword like leaves. Gives a wonderful contrast with other plants. Naturally occurs on the Chatham Islands. Best results when planted in a site that does not dry out. Spikes of greeny-yellow flowers followed by orange berries.

 
Genus
Astelia
Species   chathamica
Cultivar  

Common name
Astelia

Family name
Liliaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture

Exposure
Frost hardy / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates coastal sites

Indigenous / Structure / Texture

Perennials

Category
Medium, height 0.6 to 1.2 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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