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Astelia nervosa

Family: Asteliaceae

Common names: BUSH FLAX, MOUNTAIN ASTELIA

Native to: New Zealand

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: arching, clumping, erect, tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 6.5 feet

Max width: 3 feet

Flower

brown/black, red

Leaf

green, light

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Edible: fruit

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

Soil types: well drained, wide range

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant, moderate