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Astelia chathamica

Family: Asteliaceae

Common name: SILVER SPEAR

Native to: Chatham Island

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: arching, clumping, erect, tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 4 feet

Flower

white/off white, yellow

Leaf

light

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: flower fragrant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: moderate