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Wharawhara

Astelia Banksii
Latin Name: Astelia Banksii
Moisture/Zone: Water occasinally
Flower Colour: Green
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full sun, half sun

This is a beautiful foliage plant - tussocks of arching strappy leaves are an eye-catching silver green. Small greenish flowers are born on pannicles followed by purplish fruit; this is eaten by the Maoris. The plant grows to 2 m in height and grows well when planted among rocks or on a bank.

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