Astelia chatamica `Silver Spear´ is a native of the Chatham Islands and one of the most distinctive species of Astelia available. The broad flaxlike leaves have a silvery sheen and can be up to 2m long, rather erect and drooping toward the ends. Overall plant heigt is up to 1,5m. It will grow in sun or semi-shade and prefers a rich soil but can tolerate some dryness. Stunning as a feature plant, for massed planting or could be a special container plant.