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Astelia banksii
Astelia banksii
Wonderful structural plant for gardens in coastal and warmer parts of New Zealand - attractive, narrow silver foliage. It'll grow to form a tight, compact and tidy clump that needs little care, though will benefit from protection from harsh winds. A great choice for coastal and seaside gardens, coastal cliffs being its natural habitat.

Long, slender strands of silver foliage make this native foliage plant enchanting.

Uses: Great for gardens, patios, containers and planters. Very effective in groups.
Position: Needs a well-drained soil, though don't let it dry out over summer. Part-shade is best and protection from frost is required in cooler parts of Zone 9.
Care: Mulch to conserve moisture over summer and remove wayward leaves.

x Width:

1.3 x 1.3 metres.
Hardiness Zone:
(if known)
Hardiness Zone - suits dark green area - click for details
Suitable for dark green area.
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