Catalogue

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Grevillea robusta

Silky oak  -  S4 treatment

Large tree with handsome, fern-like leaves. A blaze of rich, golden orange blossoms are produced in early summer.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Juglans nigra

Black walnut  -  MS treatment

Mature trees have a deeply furrowed grey-brown to nearly black bark. The brown to orange-brown twigs are stout, with large, shield shaped, conspicuous leaf scars. The deciduous leaves are 1 to 2 feet long, alternate, and compound. A prized timber species.

$100.00 per 1kg

Lagunaria patersonii

Norfolk Island hibiscus  -  DS treatment

Evergreen tree with attractive foliage and pinkish flowers shaped like miniature hibiscus. Good coastal tree.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Larix decidua

European larch  -  S4 treatment

A moderately fast growing tree. Light green foliage turns golden brown in autumn before falling. Suited to most sheltered, inland sites. Seed stand collection.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Larix kaempferi

Japanese larch  -  S4 treatment

Tree with conic crown and blue-green leaves. Red coloured new branches. Fast growing.

$45.00 per 25 gm

Laurus nobilis

Bay tree  -  DS treatment

The sweet bay or laurel tree. Useful as a hedge or as a trained specimen. Aromatic, shiny leaves have culinary uses.

$20.00 per 25 gm

Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet gum  -  S4 treatment

Grows to 20m. Hardy, deciduous tree with maple-like leaves and brilliant autumn foliage.

$30.00 per 25 gm

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn redwood  -  DS treatment

Strong growing, deciduous conifer producing bright green, frond-like leaves that turn rich, tinted gold in autumn.

$40.00 per 25 gm

Paulownia tomentosa

Foxglove tree  -  S4 treatment

Umbrella tree. A large fast growing deciduous tree with lilac blue flowers in spring.

$25.00 per 25 gm

Thuja plicata

Western red cedar  -  S4 treatment

Evergreen conifer. Well furnished, wind resistant shelter tree producing light, strong, durable timber.

$35.00 per 25 gm

Acaena inermis purpurea

Acacia  -  S4-8 treatment

Excellent, fast growing ground cover. Good tight habit. Very attractive in rock gardens.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Acaena microphylla

Red mountain bidibidi  -  S4-8 treatment

Excellent ground cover or rock garden native with striking, fern-like brownish through green foliage. Tiny cream flowers are followed by eye-catching, spiny, red seed heads that almost smother the plant.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Anemanthele lessoniana

Gossamer grass  -  S8 treatment

Very graceful tussock form grass up to 1m in height. A profusion of arching, feathery flower plumes buries plants under a rosy hued cloud.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Aristotelia serrata

Wineberry, makomako  -  S3 treatment

Quick growing, graceful, small tree to 8m. Deciduous, toothed, ovate leaves and showy panicles of pink, crimped-petalled flowers in spring. Deep red berries on females.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Arthropodium cirratum

Reinga or rock lily  -  S4 treatment

Most adaptable and appealing, perennial plant with strap-like leaves to 60cm. Graceful, arching 1m flower stems bear panicles of white, starry flowers from early to mid-summer. Great for mass plantings or groundcover under trees.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Arthropodium cirratum

Reinga or rock lily  -  S4 treatment

var. Matapouri Bay. Has larger flower heads and broader leaves with a distinct bluish hue.

$30.00 per 20 gm

Astelia chathamica

Silver spear  -  S4 treatment

Tall, spear-like leaves with metallic tones and strong architectural form make this New Zealand's most striking astelia. Grows to about 1m tall and can spread to form a clump nearly twice as wide.

$30.00 per 10 gm

Astelia fragrans

Kakaha, bush flax  -  S4 treatment

Broad, stiffly arching, green leaves up to 2m long are overlaid with a silvery sheen and often have reddish ribs.

$20.00 per 10gm

Carex buchananii

Coastal sedge  -  S4 treatment

Erect, russet tussock to 50cm with graceful, arching seed heads Jan-March. The fine leaf tips are blonde and curled, adding to the plant's distinctive appearance. Good filler or groundcover.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Carex comans

Bronze common sedge  -  S4 treatment

var. Bronze. Mop shaped tussock to 30cm tall and 1m wide, younger leaves have distinctly pinkish colour. Very effective, fast growing groundcover, especially mixed with blue-grey grasses and silver leaved plants.

$25.00 per 20 gm

Carex comans

Frosted curls  -  S4 treatment

var. frosted curls. Very popular sedge that has the palest of green or straw-coloured foliage with curling blonde leaf tips. The leaves spread and swirl softly in low mounds. Fast growing, effective groundcover, 30cm tall and 1m wide.

$20.00 per 20 gm

Carex flagellifera

Acacia  -  S4 treatment

Graceful, arching foliage ranging from shiny green to bronze and brownish shades. Grows to about 50cm tall. Seed heads ideal for dried-flower arrangements. Good contrast species for mixed plantings.

$25.00 per 10 gm

Carex geminata

Cutty grass

Green leaves up to 1.2 m long. Wetland plant.

$20.00 per 20 gm

Carex secta

Pukio  -  S4 treatment

Large tussock up to 1.5m tall with weeping, yellowish green leaves. Good screen or filler, especially in wet ground.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Carex testacea

Tataki  -  S4 treatment

Dense, light green, fine leaved tussock with brownish to orange-green tips. Grows 50-60cm tall and flowering stems eventually elongate across the ground. Excellent ground cover or filler. Best foliage colouring is produced in full sun.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Carex trifida

Mutton bird sedge  -  S4 treatment

Handsome, robust tussock to 1m tall with 2cm wide leaves, green above, bluish below. Attractive, dense spikes of brown seeds.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Carex virgata

Acacia  -  S4 treatment

Handsome bright green tussock with arching foliage to 1.2m. Closely related to C. secta. Useful species for waterside planting and very damp soils but will also grow on dry sites, in sun or semi-shade.

$15.00 per 10 gm

Cassinia leptophylla

Acacia  -  DS treatment

Heath-like, erect shrub up to 2m. Tiny leaves have white or yellowish down underneath. White flower heads.

$20.00 per 10gm

Chionochloa flavicans

Miniature toetoe, snow tussock  -  S8 treatment

Not a real toetoe but a tall tussock, 60-75cm high. Beautiful, weeping foliage and yellow-green flowers in mid summer. Grows in most well drained soils, and stands cold, partial shade or full sun.

$20.00 per 10 gm

Chionochloa rubra

Red tussock  -  S8 treatment

Striking, large tussock with attractive reddish colourings ranging from a brownish green through to copper turning red-orange in winter. Weeping foliage 1-1.6m high. Excellent for landscaping.

$20.00 per 10 gm