Astelia australiana
TALL ASTELIA
Asteliaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: chartreuse or purple

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: silver-grey

Ornamental Fruit: orange on females
 
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Astelia australiana
TALL ASTELIA
Asteliaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: warm low sun to shade

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, light frost
1.8m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: chartreuse or purple

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: silver-grey

Ornamental Fruit: orange on females


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, coastal, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, accents, border

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy






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