Catalogue

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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

Dysoxylum spectabile

Kohekohe

Handsome 5 - 10 m tree having large, glossy, attractively veined, pinnate leaves. Small, waxy, white flowers borne directly on branches and trunk in early winter.

$17.00 per 20 gm SOLD OUT

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 SOLD OUT

Fuchsia procumbens

Creeping fuchsia  -  S4 treatment

Trailing shrub to 50cm wide. Dainty, rounded scalloped leaves 1cm wide. Erect flowers in summer, then bright red berries 2cm long. Ideal over walls or in hanging baskets.

$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 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 SOLD OUT

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

Libertia ixioides

Mikoikoi, tukauki  -  S3 treatment

Small plant, stiff upright leaves which turn yellow in full sun. Decorative, orange yellow fruits. Very effective when mass planted as a ground cover.

$35.00 per 10 gm

Libertia peregrinans

New Zealand iris  -  S3 treatment

Forms clumps of erect, stiff, copper coloured leaves with prominent orange mid-ribs.

$35.00 per 10 gm

Macropiper excelsum

Kawakawa, peppertree  -  S4 treatment

Feature shrub 3-7m with heart shaped, aromatic leaves.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Melicytus lanceolatus

Narrow leaf mahoe  -  S6 treatment

Graceful shrub or small tree to 5m. Leaves 3-5 x 10-15cm, yellow green, finely serrate. Tiny, yellow or purplish, bell flowers hang below branches. Female plants produce purple berries relished by native birds.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Melicytus ramiflorus

Mahoe, whiteywood  -  S6 treatment

Tree to 10m with whitish bark. Leaves variable: up to 15 x 5cm; thin; mid green. Flowers small, yellow, very fragrant bells. Females produce masses of mid blue to dark purple berries.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Metrosideros excelsa

Pohutukawa  -  DS treatment

New Zealand Christmas tree. Brilliant red flowers in December. Useful for coastal shelter and hedges as well as specimen trees.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Metrosideros perforata

White rata  -  DS treatment

Climbing white rata with small leaves and white flowers.

$15.00 per 10 gm SOLD OUT

Metrosideros robusta

Northern Rata  -  DS treatment

Magnificent specimen tree 8-25m in cultivation. Dense, dark green leaves. Profuse, dark red flowers appear Nov-Jan.

$15.00 per 10 gm SOLD OUT

Metrosideros umbellata

Southern rata  -  DS treatment

Slow growing, bushy shrub with deep red flowers midsummer.

$15.00 per 10 gm SOLD OUT

Myoporum laetum

Ngaio  -  S8-12 treatment

White flowers with lilac spots in March/April are followed by oval, reddish purple berries. Good noise or wind break. Excellent for coastal planting. Evergreen.

$20.00 per 10 gm