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Astelia Silver Shadow

Silver Shadow
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At a Glance

- Astelia Silver Shadow
- Very strong grower
- bright Silver architectural foliage
- Excellent in a patio container

Plant Information

Astelia Silver Shadow is the most brightly coloured silver variety so far which also has the strongest growing habit. A compact variety which has bright metallic silver foliage throughout the year. The Silver pendulous leaves provide an excellent architectural focus in any display, it is a drought tolerant plant that prefers full sun.

Astelia Silver Shadow does not like winter wet and needs protection from temperatures below -5C. May be used as a house plant in the winter on a bright window sill.


Genus: Astelia
Variety: Silver Shadow
Category: Shrub
Reference: asssh

Height & Spread: 1 x 1.2m
Flower Colour: white
Foliage: Evergreen
Soil Type: Acid to neutral moist but well drained
Aspect: full sun
Season of Interest: All year round
Plant Breeders Rights: EU 20102227 PVR applies Propagation for resale is illegal without a license from the breeder

Colours and sizes are approximate and are intended as a guideline and may vary according to local conditions


 Silver Shadow is a much more vigorous and stronger form than we have seen before, it makes the perfect patio container with year round interest

Astelia n. Westland

Astelia n. Westland, narrow bronzy sword like leaves turning red in winter, hardy but may need protection in very cold winters, full sun or partial shade and well drained soil, use in patio pots or borders.

Astelia chathamica ‘Silver Spear’

Astelia chathamica Silver Spear, Very strong grower, bright Silver architectural foliage, Excellent in a patio container

Astelia Silver Shadow

Astelia Silver Shadow, Very strong grower, bright Silver architectural foliage, Excellent in a patio container