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Arthropodium cirratum Matapouri Bay

Description:
An attractive hardy perennial, which flowers through spring to mid-summer, broad green, strap-like foliage, which has a distinct bluish hue.

Key Features:
Clusters of white star-shaped flowers which appear on airy panicles.

Cultural:
Will grow in most soil types, has a very low water requirement once established. Is drought tolerant, but frost tender. Ideal for coastal conditions. Spent flowers can be trimmed away from the base of the stem. Feed with a long term, slow release fertiliser in spring. Also recommentd the use of a slug/snail repellant.

Plant Landscape:
Can be used for mass plantings as a ground cover, under trees or on banks.

  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Max Height: 100 cm
  • Size: Clumping to 1m
  • Position: Full sun to part shade
  • Water Rating: 1
  • Synonyms: None known