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Silver Shadow Astelia

Astelia x 'Silver Shadow' PP #22,195

Pronunciation: a-STEL-ee-uh
SKU #44413

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Description Long, silvery-green blades provide excellent texture all year long on this evergreen perennial. The metallic foliage creates an eye-catching display that brightens shady areas. A waterwise option that requires little ongoing care.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Seldom produces flowers; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Forms a clump 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Multi-Season Interest
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border
Foliage Color Silver-green
Care Best in enriched, well-drained, slightly acidic soil; adapts to a range of soil types. Shelter from harsh sun in hot southern regions. Water deeply, regularly to establish an extensive root system; drought tolerant in mild climates, needs more water in hot, dry climates. May withstand colder temperatures with ample winter protection. Remove old, damaged foliage as needed.

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