Astelia banksii



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Astelia banksii

Common Name: Shore Astelia, Silver Sword

An evergreen perennial with slender, arching, strappy leaf blades of silver-green. Female plants display greenish flower clusters that are followed by purple-black fruit. Preferes acidic, humus soil.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 5, 6, 14 - 17, 19 - 24

Mature Height: 3 - 4 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 4 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate