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Silver Spear

 

An evergreen perennial grown for its bold, silky, silvery-green foliage which forms a large, striking clump about 4' tall. Long clusters of pale, creamy yellow flowers appear in mid and late spring and orange berries follow the blooms on female plants.

Astelia chathamica 'Silver Spear'

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Silky

Leaf length : 36-48"

Leaf width : 2-4"

Leaf shape : Arching

Leaf color : Silvery-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Flowers borne on branched clusters 20" tall.

Flower width : 3/8"

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F ( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 6-9, 14-17, 19-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes