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