Catalogue

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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.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Hebe stricta

Koromiko  -  S3 treatment

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

$25.00 per 10 gm

Helictotrichon sempervirens

Blue oat grass

Attractive blue foliage is a striking foil for white to beige flower panicles borne on tall stems.

$20.00 per 20 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.

$20.00 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.

$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.

$15.00 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.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Libertia grandiflora

Acacia  -  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

Acacia  -  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.

$20.00 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.

$20.00 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.

$15.00 per 10 gm

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.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Myosotidium hortensia

Chatham Island forget-me-not  -  S8-12 treatment

Spectacular, perennial herb with huge, shining, broad leaves grows to more than 1m across. Dense heads of stunning, sky blue to deep blue forget-me-not flowers occur in spring.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Myrsine australis

Mapau  -  S8 treatment

Compact shrub with reddish brown young branches and shoots and has decorative foliage. Good hedge species.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Pachystegia insignis

Marlborough rock daisy  -  DS treatment

This very small, compact, hardy shrub has large leathery oval leaves thickly felted underneath with white or buff. White or buff daisy flowers stand up on long stalks. Seed heads can be used in floral work.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Phormium cookianum

Mountain flax, wharariki  -  S8-12 treatment

Tough 1.5m sword-like leaves, drooping at the tips, grow in a strong clump. Yellowish flowers on 2m stems attract birds with nectar and then turn to graceful, pendant, twisted capsules. Thrives in wet or dry soil.

$10.00 per 10 gm

Phormium cookianum

Purple mountain flax, wharariki  -  S8-12 treatment

Seed collected from purple/red coloured specimens. See P. cookianum.

$10.00 per 20 gm

Phormium cookianum

Dwarf mountain flax, wharariki  -  S8-12 treatment

Seed collected from P. cookianum Ëmerald Green", a dwarf form with short, spiky, lush green foliage.

$10.00 per 10 gm

Phormium tenax

New Zealand flax  -  S8-12 treatment

Common Green - Fast growing and more robust than P. cookianum on wet or dry sites. A good shelter subject with longer stiffer leaves (2-3m). Deep red flowers on 4-5m stems attract nectar-feeding birds. Dried stems with 10 cm seed capsules are excellent for decoration.

$10.00 per 10 gm

Phormium tenax purpureum

Purple New Zealand flax  -  S8-12 treatment

Seed collected from purple specimens. See P. tenax.

$10.00 per 10 gm

Pittosporum crassifolium

Karo  -  S8-12 treatment

Shrub or small tree to 8m. Leaves thick, dark green and glossy above, pale tomentose below. Clusters of deep maroon flowers in spring. Capsules round (3cm wide), very decorative. Great coastal, shelter and hedge species.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Pittosporum eugenioides

Lemonwood  -  S8-12 treatment

Fast growing. Useful hedging or shelter species and attractive feature tree. 10cm long, oval, glossy pale green leaves with wavy margins have a lemon scent when crushed. Small, fragrant, creamy yellow flowers are produced in large clusters in spring or ealy summer.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Pittosporum ralphii

Acacia  -  S8-12 treatment

Large shrub to 5metres. Mid green leaf contrasts with white underside when stirred by breeze. Similar to P. crassifolium but has longer, thinner leaves. Fragrant, dark red flowers from spring to summer develop into large, decorative capsules.

$20.00 per 10gm

Pittosporum tenuifolium

Kohuhu  -  S8-12 treatment

Extremely adaptable and quick-growing pittosporum. Leaves variable in size and colour. A small tree with almost black bark and very dark red, fragrant flowers. Very attractive tree and excellent hedgerow shelter.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Plagianthus regius

Manatu, riverbank ribbonwood  -  S4 treatment

Deciduous. Juvenile trees are bushy with close set, interlacing branches. Mature trees have bright green spring foliage, a stout trunk and thick, wide, spreading branches. New Zealand's largest deciduous tree.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Poa cita

Silver tussock  -  S4 treatment

Densely tufted, light tawny yellow tussock of graceful habit 50- 90cm tall. This tussock is ideal for situations where limited space does not allow larger tussock grasses.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Podocarpus spicatus

Matai, black Pine  -  S4 treatment

aka Prumnopitys spicata and Prumnopitys taxifolia. Withstands dry, poor conditions. Excellent, durable timber with a close grain. Used for building and fence posts.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Pseudopanax arboreus

Five-finger, puahou  -  S4 treatment

Small tree having deep green, glossy leaves, each composed of 5-7 leaflets. Umbels of sweetly scented flowers are followed by small, purplish berries that appeal to birds. A very versatile plant.

$20.00 per 10 gm