Liliaceae

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includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae

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There are three replacement astelia to go back here, about a 20th of the size the originals had reached, but hopefully they will grow and reach the same proportions.
There are three replacement astelia to go back here, about a twentieth of the size the originals had reached, but hopefully they will grow and reach the same proportions.
These include large trees (Cordyline), a liane (Ripogonum), the forest floor herbs/epiphytes Astelia and Luzuriaga, two genera of epiphytic orchids (Dendrobium and Earina), and the perennial emergent macrophyte, Typha.
Primula gold-laced group and Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' make a cutting-edge combination in a shady container, perhaps with the silver spikes of Astelia chathamica as a centrepiece.
The "primitive" xylem of Astelia, which lacks vessels in stems and leaves but has, in its roots, variously tracheid-like vessels, could not be understood without reference to its highly mesic habitat (often an understory element in cloud forests).
Pit membrane microstructure in the tracheary elements of Astelia.
Create structure in the form of Bamboo, Yucca, Phormium and Astelia chamathica (silver sword).
He said: "For the Westland Garden I chose to use Astelia Silver Spear for its evergreen quality and striking silver foliage which is perfect for defining any outside space.
Nine rare plant species were protected by the fencing, including at least two, Astelia waialealae and Geranium kauaiense, that are candidates for listing under the Endangered Species Act.
Further up, large clumps of Astelia nervosa, their silvery swords lit up by the thin winter sun, used to form the best of all backdrops for clumps of dark hellebores, intermingled with early narcissi and clumps of Leucojum aestivum – the summer snowflake.
Further up, large clumps of Astelia nervosa, their silvery swords lit up by the thin winter sun, used to form the best backdrop for clumps of dark hellebores, intermingled with early narcissi and clumps of Leucojum aestivum - the summer snowflake.
Calandiva Goldengirl Yellow kalanchoe (1) pops between 'Silver Shadow' astelia (2) and Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan' (3).
There's quite a range of plants that will, and need to, tolerate coastal conditions: Astelia banksii (silver sword); Cordyline australis (Torbay palm) and Yucca; grasses like pennisetum and Festuca glauca, lavenders, thymes and Rosa rugosa will thrive in salty, sandy windswept locations.
For a contrasting look it's great combined with a silver foliage plant such as Astelia Silver Sphere that will both flourish in sunny well-drained conditions.