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Astelia Chathamica Silver Shadow


Truly dramatic as clumps of silvery foliage give an exotic, architectural display. In spring, long stalks of pale yellow-green flowers may be produced, followed by orange berries in summer.
Originally from New Zealand where they grow as epiphytes in trees, they are happiest grown in containers where moisture can be controlled and it can be moved to a sheltered spot during the coldest weather. Prefers moist, well drained, slightly acidic soil in part shade. Height & spread 1m (40"). Half Hardy perennials. Supplied in 9cm pots.
Flower Colour
Green, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Small Gardens, Woodland Garden

Hardiness
Half-Hardy Perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Moist Soil, NEW This Year, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Spring, Summer

Aspect
Full or Part Shade

Spread
100cm (40")

Height
100cm (40")

Astelia

Soil

Moist, well - drained, slightly acidic

Position

Part shade

Flowering

Spring

Additional Information

Happies grown in containers wher moisture can be controlled and it can be moved to a sheltered spot during the coldest weather. Half hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
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