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Natives

Carex secta

Carex secta

A large, fast-growing green sedge. Attractive stream-side and wetland plant. Its large root system is great for holding together drain and stream edges, preventing erosion. Prefers wet soils. Evergreen. Hardy.

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

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 1ltr pot $5

Chinochloa flavicans

Chinochloa flavicans

Miniature Toi Toi. NZ native flowering grass. Tight mound of arching leaves producing spectacular flower plumes in Summer. Hardy. 1m

Price 1.5ltr pot = $10

Coprosma 'Dark Spire'

Coprosma 'Dark Spire'

Evergreen native. Plant habit is naturally upright and conical. A striking addition to any garden. Makes excellent patio plant. 1.2m x 50cm

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Coprosma 'Lobster'

Coprosma 'Lobster'

Very tough plant with colorful interwoven branching. Grows up to 1m. Can be clipped. Looks great mass planted. Thrives in sun or part shade.

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Corokia 'Frosted Chocolate'

Corokia 'Frosted Chocolate'

Excellent choice as a small to medium hedge. Has attractive bronze and brown foliage tones, with red berries. Tolerant to a wide range of conditions. Height = 1.5m Width = 1.5m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hot and dry tolerant

Price 1.5ltr pot $10

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

White Pine - Kahikatea. The tallest growing native tree, featuring handsome mature foliage and attractive buttressed roots. Best planted in moist to wet situations. The main tree species in Riccarton Bush. Edible fruit/seed from February to April is attractive to birds. Evergreen. Intolerant of heavy frosts.

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Fuscospora fusca

Fuscospora fusca

Syn. Nothofagus fusca. Red Beech. Handsome specimen and timber tree. Young trees have bright-red foliage during winter. Rapid early growth. Strong durable red timber. Clips well to a tall formal hedge. Suits a cool, moist, sheltered site with deep, well-drained soil. Height = 30m Width = 5m

- NZ Native - Hardy - Evergreen - Shelter

Price

10ltr bag = $25

Griselinia 'Ardmore Emerald'

Griselinia 'Ardmore Emerald'

A selection of NZ broadleaf valued for its super glossy bright green foliage. Excellent for hedges and hardy to a wide range of situations. A slightly deeper green than the Griselinia 'Broadway Mint'. Height = 3m Width = 2m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Shelter - Hardy

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Griselinia 'Broadway Star'

Griselinia 'Broadway Star'

One of the best variegated forms, dense bushy habit, smaller and slightly slower growing than the species. oblong leathery wavy leaves are bright green with yellow and creamy-white markings.

Price 3ltr pot = $10

10ltr pot = $25

Hebe 'Emerald Green' / Hebe Emerald Gem'

Hebe 'Emerald Green' / Hebe Emerald Gem'

Semi-whipcord Hebe with ascending branchlets forming a cushion-like shrub. Small white flowers in summer. Great for small gardens. 30cmx60cm.

Price 3ltr = $10

Hebe 'Heebie Jeebies'

Hebe 'Heebie Jeebies'

Compact and extremely hardy,evergreen shrub with masses of blue-mauve flower’s appearing in late winter and through spring.Prefer’s full sun and moist but free-draining soil.Suitable for growing in coastal area’s. Height = 1m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - NZ Native - Hardy - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Hebe 'Jewel of the Nile'

Hebe 'Jewel of the Nile'

A compact evergreen shrub with glossy leaves which are green with broad yellow margins and a very narrow pinkish red outer margin. The margins go a deeper pinkish red during winter - creating an even more colourful effect. The variegated foliage keeps its sharp jewel-toned colour all year. It has magenta coloured stems. In late spring and summer pinkish white flowers open in compact upright racemes. The flower buds are purple. Height = 0.6m Width = 0.5m

- NZ Native - Hardy - Evergreen - Hollywood Hebe Series - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Hebe 'Marilyn Munroe'

Hebe 'Marilyn Munroe'

Silvery grey foliage and magenta foliage tips. During late summer and autumn it bears dark pink flowers over a long period. Height = 0.5m Width = 0.5m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hollywood Hebe Series - Full Sun

Price 3lt pot = $15

Hebe odora

Hebe odora

Hardy, ball-like shrub with small box-like dark-green leaves. Showy, white, cone-shaped flowers. Height = 1m Width = 1.2m

- Evergreen - NZ Native - Frost Hardy - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Hebe 'Pretty N Pink'

Hebe 'Pretty N Pink'

It is a dwarf flowering shrub with dark green foliage and deep burgundy tips on the younger foliage.It has abundant pink flowers that lasts a very long time. Prefers a full sun to part shade position. Height = 0.3m Width = 0.8m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Full Sun - Mass planted - Hollywood Hebe Series

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Hebe 'Pretty Woman'

Hebe 'Pretty Woman'

A compact bush growing. In Autumn it gets covered with pink flowers. Height = 0.4m Width = 0.4m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hollywood Hebe Series - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Hebe 'Spring Festival'

Hebe 'Spring Festival'

A hulkeana hybrid with pale lavender flowers, fading to white in spring. Grows to 50cm in height and width. Best in full sun or light shade.

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Hebie 'Sunset Boulevard'

Hebie 'Sunset Boulevard'

A bushy, mounded perennial shrub. It is characterized by its abundant flower spikes of mauve pink flowers. The dark green leaves are smooth and satiny on upper and lower surface with leathery texture. Height = 0,8m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - NZ Native - Hollywood Hebe Series - Full sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Hebe toparia

Hebe toparia

Neat, low-growing compact shrub with small grey-blue leaves & profuse white flowers. Height = 1m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Leptinella 'Platts Black'

Leptinella 'Platts Black'

Tiny fern-like leaves form an ever-spreading purple-grey mat that will tolerate light foot traffic. Perfect for around stepping stones and as a ground-cover. Height = 0.1m Width = 1m

- Evergreen - NZ Native - Hardy - Full Sun

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Leptinella serrulata

Leptinella serrulata

Evergreen native ground cover with masses of feathery green/bronze leaves. For best fresh green colouring underplant in shaded position. Perfect for around stepping stones or as a ground cover. Extremely hardy plant tolerates dry, costal and frost conditions Height = 0.5m Width = 1m

- Part shade or full sun - NZ Native - Evergreen - Shade tolerant - Attractive foliage

Price 1.5ltr pot = $5

Libertia perergrinans

Libertia perergrinans

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

Metrosiderous x 'Maungapiko'

Metrosiderous x 'Maungapiko'

A cross between southern rata and pohutukawa that incorporates the frost tolerance of the former with the large profuse flowers of the latter. These are cutting-grown plants so flower immediately. Height = 15m Width = 3m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Semi hardy

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Muehlenbeckia complexa

New Zealand native. Pohuehue - Forms dense tangled mass about 80cm high. Great for coastal or salt laden wind areas. Prefers well drained soil and full to partial shade.

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Olearia nummulariifolia

Olearia nummulariifolia

One of the hardiest species. Compact evergreen shrub. Small thick yellow-green leaves. Fragrant white flowerheads in July. Good coastal plant. Full sun in any well drained soil. Height 2-3m.

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Olearia paniculata

Olearia paniculata

Description Very popular as a hedge. Leaves with wavy margins are lemon green above and greyish white below. Flowers in the Autumn are inconspicuous but fragrant. Hardy and evergreen. 3m x 2m.

Price 3ltr pot = $10

Olearia paniculata 'Kaikoura'

Olearia paniculata 'Kaikoura'

A great form of Olearia found growing near Kaikoura. Cold and very wind tolerant. Great for hedging up to 2.5m. Needs a well drained site in full sun.

Price 10ltr pot = $25

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Plagianthus divaricatus

Plagianthus divaricatus

Shore Ribbonwood. A glabrous, erect, much brached shrub reaching 1.5m tall. Slender stems with reddish to reddish brown bark. Flowers very small solitary or clusted in the leaf axils in a yellowish-white colour. Loves coastal conditions although hardy to most climates.

Price 7cm pot = $5

Plagianthus regius

Plagianthus regius

Ribbonwood. Exciting foliage plant which adds contrasting dimension to any garden. Hardy to a wide range of conditions. Dense upright shape. Grows to 3m.

Price 1.5ltr = $5

Podocarpus totara

Podocarpus totara

Totara. Attractive specimen and timber tree. Produces very durable timber. Will grow in a wide range of sites including very exposed and partially shaded. Produces a dense clipped hedge. Fantastic durable timber. Fruit from March-May attracts birds. Nectar from October-December attracts bees, Frost tender when young. Height = 15m Width = 8m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Full sun - Exposed site

Price 10ltr bag = $25

Pseudopanax crusader

Pseudopanax crusader

NZ native with unusual foliage form. Upright habit, ideal for narrow gardens. Hardy to most soild & climatic conditions. Prune for shape if needed. Height = 3m Width = 0.5m

- NZ Native - Hardy - Evergreen - Full sun

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Pseudopanax adiantifolius

Pseudopanax adiantifolius

A fast growing shrub with large glossy leathery leaves, Prefers a dry position in sun or shade and is coastal hardy. Grows to 3m and 2m wide.

Price 3ltr pot = $15

Pseudowintera 'Red Hot'

Pseudowintera 'Red Hot'

Horopito. A brand new selection of native Horopito sporting foliage which is heavily mottled with burgundy red. The leaves may be used for cooking or to add a peppery taste to salads etc.

Price 3ltr pot =$15

Scleranthus biflorus

Scleranthus biflorus

A unique, moss-like plant which covers the ground with a soft carpet-like appearance. Looks spectacular in either containers or in rockery displays as under-planting. Full sun to part shade. Height = 0.2m Width = 1m

- NZ Native - Evergreen - Hardy - Shade tolerant

Price 3ltr pot = $10