An evergreen, clump-forming, perennial that grows to around 1m tall and 0.3m wide.
Flowers and foliage
Leaves form basal rosettes and are deep green and long tapered and channelled. Flowers are produced in dense terminal racemes in late winter to spring and are small yellow or cream in colour and star-shaped.
Best planted in full sun with moist soil. This plant will perform in both damp clay and peat soils.
Easy to maintain. Remove old leaves as they die down. Mulch annually with an organic mulch to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
Location at Auckland Botanic Gardens