Astelia fragrans
(kakaha, bush lily)

Details:

Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 100 cm
Width: 100 cm
Growth per Annum: Medium
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Part Shade, Full Shade
Soil: Moist
Category: Flax
Features: Native. Attractive to birds, lizards and insects. Flower colour: White. Suitable restoration species.

One of the most common species of Astelia growing throughout New Zealand. It has attractive broad green flax-like leaves, stiffly arched and the ribs are often reddish. It has scented flowers in Spring. When the berries mature, they turn orange. Best in sheltered semi-shade.

Habitat: Found throughout the country on the forest floor amongst native bush.

Flowering: October - November
Fruiting:    December - May [Fruit: Orange]

Prices

  Each 20 or more 50 or more
2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $7.50