Astelia are clump-forming, rhizomatous evergreen perennials with arching, linear, keeled, silvery leaves and panicles of small, pale greenish or brown flowers, followed on female plants by orange or red berries

 

Details

'Westland' is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial to 1.2m tall and wide. The dark-green, silvery-bronze, arching, sword-like leaves can take on a red tint in cold weather.

 

Hardiness

H3

 

Aspect

South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

 

Exposure

Sheltered

 

Moisture

Moist but well-drained

 

Soil

Sand, Loam

 

pH

Acid, Neutral

 

How to grow

Cultivation

Grown in moist, but reasonably well-drained, fertile, peaty soil in full sun or partial shade and sheltered spot. The foliage can be damaged by frost and prevailing cold winds. It may need winter protection

 

Propagation

Propagate by division

 

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Architectural Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal

 

How to care

Pruning

Remove or trim winter damaged foliage in spring

 

Pests

Generally trouble free

 

Diseases

Generally trouble free

Astelia Nervosa Westland

£9.60Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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