Flaxes and Grasses

Carex testacea

Carex testacea

Attractive orange/bronze foliage. In full sun it will appear more orange, in shady spots will stay more green. Height = 0.4m Width = 0.4m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hot and dry tolerant - Mass planting - Hardy

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

Chionochloa 'Rubra'

Chionochloa 'Rubra'

Red tussock. Flowing form is impressive in exposed windy sites. Handles wet to dry, and low fertility soils, however does best in cool, wet sites.

NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Mass planted - Wet site

Price 1.5ltr pot = $7.50

Dianella 'Blaze'

Dianella 'Blaze'

Dianella Blaze is a compact plant with wide purple/green toned leaves. This is a tough and adaptable species that will withstand almost any conditions in New Zealand. It makes a great mass landscaping or border plant. Height = 0.5m Width = 0.5m

- Drought tolerant - Mass planting - Full sun

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Dianella 'Little Rev'

Dianella 'Little Rev'

A blue clump-forming plant with excellent foliage contrast all year. Great for accent planting, borders, foliage contrast and low water requirement gardens. Height = 0.3m Width = 0.3m

- Full sun or shade - Evergreen - Frost and drought hardy

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Dianella 'Revelation'

Dianella 'Revelation'

A blue clump-forming plant with excellent foliage contrast all year. Great for accent planting, borders, foliage contrast and low water requirement gardens. Height = 0.5m Width = 0.5m

- Evergreen - Mass planting - Full sun - Erosion control - Drought tolerant

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Dianella 'Wyeena'

Dianella 'Wyeena'

This hardy and stunning australian plant has upright variegated to arching foliage. It is a great background plant for smaller grasses and shrubs. Can be grown in pots or in the ground. Height = 0.9m Width = 0.9m

- Evergreen - Full sun - Cold tolerant - Drought tolerant once established.

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Libertia grandiflora

Libertia grandiflora

This attractive, clump forming Libertia produces spikes of pure white iris-like flowers in spring and summer. Wide yellowish green leaves are upright and distinctive. Decorative golden seeds pods last through to winter. Height = 0.7m Width = 0.7m

- Evergreen - Hardy - NZ Native - Mass planting - Full sun part shade

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

Libertia peregrinans

Libertia peregrinans

A vigourous spreading grass-like plant with fantastic bright-orange leaves. Attractive white flowers in spring and summer. The orange colouring is more intense when it is grown in harsh conditions. Height = 0.5m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Full sun part shade

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

Lomandra 'Katrinus Deluxe'

Lomandra 'Katrinus Deluxe'

Low maintenance grass. It is almost drought resistant, remaining lush and green in any conditions making it perfect for mass landscape plantings. Height = 0.8m Width = 0.8m

- Evergreen - Erosion control - Drought tolerant - Uniform habit - Mass planted

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Lomandra 'Tanika'

Lomandra 'Tanika'

This Australian native is a great all rounder for many situations including both dry and wet, sun or shade. Fine, grass like leaves are complemented by creamy yellow flowers in spring/summer. Requires very little water once established, and looks great all year round. Height = 0.7m Width = 0.7m

- Evergreen - Hardy - Mass planting - Erosion Control - Full Sun

Price 1.5ltr pot = $7.50

3ltr pot = $10

Phormium 'Dark Delight'

Phormium 'Dark Delight'

One of the darkest leaved purple flaxes. Highly sought after clone for its architectural upright form. Best in full sun and moist soils. Height = 1.5m Width = 1.5m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Phormium 'Jack Spratt'

Phormium 'Jack Spratt'

Phormium Jack Sprat is a very compact miniature phormium. It has erect narrow delicate reddish brown leaves. Height = 0.5m Width = 0.5m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Mass planting - Hardy

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Phormium 'Rainbow Maiden'

Phormium 'Rainbow Maiden'

Phormium Rainbow Maiden produces arching foliage of bright pink red colouring, with olive green edging. Height = 1m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Mass planting

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Phormium 'Surfer'

Phormium 'Surfer'

A hardy dwarf, grass-like flax. The green-edged bronze leaves are striking. The whole leaf blade has a twist to it, with occasional leaves having a zigzag end. Height = 0.4m Width = 0.7m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Mass planted

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Phormium tenax

Phormium tenax

NZ Flax. The large common flax forming robust clumps of broad, green leaves. Traditionally significant as a material for weaving and fibre. Tolerant of a wide range of sites including swampy and coastal. Height = 3m Width = 2m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Shelter - Erosion control - Hardy

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10