Catalogue

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Coprosma lucida

Karamu  -  S4 treatment

Small tree with glossy, dark green leaves. Delicate flowers appearing September and October turn into orange red berries that are attractive to birds. Very wind hardy.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Coprosma parviflora

Leafy coprosma  -  S4 treatment

2-5m shrub with rigid branches and small leaves. Drupes translucent white to crimson to dark purple.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Coprosma propinqua

Mingimingi  -  S8 treatment

Shrub 3-5m with interlacing branches and small leaves. White to pale blue flecked dark blue drupes.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Coprosma repens

Taupata  -  S4 treatment

Variable 3-8m shrub. Oblong, very glossy, dark green leaves. Showy clusters of orange-red fruit attract birds. Excellent for coastal planting.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Coprosma robusta

Karamu  -  S4 treatment

Fast growing shrub to 5m. Dark green leaves. Showy clusters of bright orange red or black drupes in autumn attract birds. Useful shelter when established with other plantings.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Coprosma rugosa

Needle-leaved mountain coprosma  -  S4 treatment

Divaricating branches have reddish brown bark and needle like leaves. Abundant, pale to dark blue berries in autumn. Clip to form a hedge or grows to 2m.

$35.00 per 10 gm

Cordyline australis purpurea

Purple cabbage tree  -  S6-8 treatment

Bronze or purple foliage. Otherwise similar to C. australis but generally not quite as tall. Very effective landscaping specimen.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Cordyline australis

Cabbage tree  -  S6-8 treatment

Palm tree 5-13m. Sometimes branched from base. Strap-like leaves to 1m long. Huge panicles of creamy, fragrant flowers in spring or early summer produce bluish white berries that attract birds. Excellent landscape feature plant and great container plant.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Corokia cotoneaster

Corokia  -  S8 treatment

Divaricating shrub to 3m. Leaves spoon shaped, and white below. Star-like, yellow flowers followed by orange red berries. Drought and salt spray tolerant and when clipped forms an excellent hedge.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Corokia macrocarpa

Whakataka  -  S8 treatment

Starry, yellow flowers produce an attractive and prolific display in spring followed by brightly coloured berries. Ideal low hedge and great garden species.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Cortaderia toetoe

Toetoe  -  S4 treatment

Fast growing tussock 2-3m tall. Spectacular creamy white plumes with sharp-edged leaves. Good filler or low shelter species.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Cyperus ustulatus

Acacia  -  S6-8 treatment

Fast growing, glossy leaved tussocks to 1m. Papyrus like flower and seed heads. Cutting edges on leaves and culms make this a good barrier plant.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Kahikatea  -  S4 treatment

Specimen tree to 35m. Juvenile leaves have a bronze tinge. Adult trees have dark green, compressed scales. Female trees bear single seeds on top of small, bright red fruits which are attractive to native birds. Tolerates wet feet.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Desmoschoenus spiralis

Pingao  -  S4 treatment

Comparatively rare sand binding plant with thick underground rhizomes. 60-90 cm high with stiff, somewhat curling, yellowish green to golden leaves. Used by Maori for weaving.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Dianella nigra

Blueberry, turutu  -  S4 treatment

Hardy tufted plant resembling a small, fine-leaved flax. Produces relatively insignificant flowers but these turn into very ornamental berries ranging from pale to dark blue. Great either mass planted or as a garden specimen.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Dodonaea viscosa

Green akeake  -  S4-6 treatment

Fast growing, small tree to 7m. Suitable for coastal sites. Red brown, peeling bark and papery, creamy coloured seed capsules are a feature from summer to autumn. Excellent hedge subject else an attractive small specimen tree.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Dodonaea viscosa purpurea

Purple akeake  -  S4-6 treatment

Purple form of akeake. Very fast growing small tree with red/brown peeling bark, purplish red foliage and bright purplish red seed capsules in the summer. Ideal for coastal sites and low shelter else an attractive small specimen tree.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Fuchsia excorticata

Tree fuchsia, kotukutuku  -  S4 treatment

Produces 30mm long, green and purple flowers from July to December. Both flowers and dark coloured berries that follow attract birds.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Griselinia littoralis

Broadleaf, papaumu  -  S3 treatment

Hardy tree with large, shiny leaves. Found in forests and coastlands. Excellent shelter tree and can be trimmed into a novel hedge.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Hebe hulkeana

New Zealand lilac  -  S4 treatment

Open branched shrub to 1m. Attractive, glossy leaves with red margins. Very showy, 20-30cm long panicles of lavender flowers.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Hebe salicifolia

Koromiko  -  S5 treatment

Light green, willow shaped leaf with white or lilac flowers occurring in midsummer. Leaves can be used to prepare a medicinal tea.

$30.00 per 10gm

Hebe speciosa

Napuka  -  S4 treatment

Spectacular, dense racemes of magenta or deep reddish purple which flower over many months. Rounded shrub to 1.5m with handsome, thick, dark green leaves.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Hebe stricta

Koromiko  -  S3 treatment

A slender, much branched hebe to 4m. Pale lilac to white flowers through summer.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Hibiscus trionum

Puarangi  -  S2 treatment

Perennial herb to 60cm tall. From summer to autumn it produces a profusion of creamy yellow flowers blotched with maroon eyes. Decorative, papery capsules. Hardy.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Hoheria angustifolia

Narrow leaf lacebark  -  S4 treatment

A narrow leaved, slender tree reaching 10m. Tall, juvenile form has small roundish leaves that eventually become elongated and serrated. In mid-summer the tree is smothered with starry-petalled white flowers.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Hoheria populnea

Lacebark, houhere  -  S4 treatment

Fast growing, graceful tree with oval, fresh green, serrated leaves to 12cm long, often purple beneath. Showy masses of starry, white flowers appear late summer through autumn. Tolerates wet sites.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Hoheria sextylosa

Long-leaved lacebark  -  S4 treatment

Grows to 4-6 metres. Has weeping branches and small, scented flowers in summer and autumn. Leaves are narrower than H. populnea.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Kunzea ericoides

Kanuka  -  S3 treatment

Shrub or small tree producing abundant clusters of small white flowers in summer followed by small capsules which are shed in autumn. A fibrous barked trunk growing to 15m in the wild. A natural nurse crop for other native species and superb firewood.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Leptospermum scoparium

Manuka  -  DS treatment

Shrub or small tree to 6m with peeling bark. Leaves aromatic, small, stiff. White scented flowers to 12mm wide are borne prolifically for many months from spring and are much loved by bees. Fast growing, valuable nurse species.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Libertia grandiflora

New Zealand iris  -  S3 treatment

Perennial herb with fans of stiff, linear leaves to 50cm. Panicles of white flowers in spring.

$35.00 per 10 gm