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Astelia nivicola ‘Red Gem’
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Astelia nivicola Red Gem

Astelia

Astelia nivicola ‘Red Gem’ full sun  partial shade

Superimposed with the silky luster of abundant soft white hairs, the elegant sword-shaped foliage dons irregular, bronzed maroon stripes on an olive green background and luminous silver hues on smooth flipsides. Channeled, foot long basal leaves forge a stiffly arching evergreen tussock, arising from short thick rhizomes.

Introduced by Duncan & Davies Nursery, this dramatic New Zealand Lily relative makes an unparalleled container candidate that fancies well-drained acid soil and part shade in hot climates.

Size: 3' 0" high x 3' 0" wide; hardy to zone 8.

Astelia nivicola ‘Red Gem’ (P-1641)
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