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Hedges and Borders
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A dwarf Agapanthus blue fresh green strappy foliage topped off with gorgeous blue flowers for months on end. The flowers are eco-friendly in that they are virtually sterile, i.e. seedless. For maximum impact plant in large drifts. Evergreen.

 

Agapanthus Blue Finn

Current Stock Height: 10 cm

Container: 1.3l  ? 

$14.99

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A delightful little American cultivar of the Korean Box plant. Valued for its dwarf, compact habit it is ideal for low hedging or edging. The leaves are very dainty and a deep glossy green turning to a deep copper shade in winter. Easy to grow. clips well, evergreen.

 

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 50cm

Buxus Tide Hill

Current Stock Height: 30/40cm  ? 

$49.99

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Buxus Microphylla Tide Hill

Current Stock Height: 15/20cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

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Attractive NZ native grass that forms a clump of tussock-like foliage. The leaves are a dark bronze purple. Upright and graceful, looks fabulous planted in large drifts. Hardy to just about any conditions but happiest in a sunny position that does not dry out completely in summer. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x 50cm

Carex Buchananii

Current Stock Height: 20 cm

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$7.99

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Native wetland grass. A bright green grass that forms a large clump. With age, a trunk-like mass of old leaves forms so the grass seems perched on a tall mound - looks very striking. Good for planting in damp to very wet places but will tolerate short periods of dryness. Plant around ponds as shelter for birds. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm

Carex Secta

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$7.99

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This native 'grass' is really tough and hardy tolerating cold winds and almost any soil. The brick-orange foliage looks very graceful as it waves and dances in the wind. Ideal for planting in large drifts. If the clumps become a little untidy just chop back hard for renewed vigour. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 50cm

Carex Testacea

Current Stock Height: 20 cm

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$7.99

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A top rated performance plant for multiple planting, filling in a background or can be used as a low hedge. Glossy deep green leaves are offset by aromatic clusters of white flowers late winter through spring. Hardy and easy to grow in sun or light shade. Evergreen.

The name Mexican Orange Blossom describes the look of the white flowers rather than the perfume as the flowers of this useful shrub are aromatic rather than sweetly perfumed.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m

Choisya Ternata

Current Stock Height: 20cm

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$19.99

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Choisya Ternata

Current Stock Height: 25/35 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

New stock arriving beginning of September, 2020. Pre-order now. Estimated price $21.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Grown for the interesting twisting branch pattern and soft green foliage set on silver grey stems. Nice compact habit making it an excellent choice for hedging and group planting. The bright yellow spring flowers are followed by yellow/orange berries. So easy to grow. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.2m x 0.6m

Corokia Emerald n Jade

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$14.99

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Corokia Emerald n Jade

Current Stock Height: 40/50 cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$7.99

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Native. A tough, hardy shrub discovered by the late Mike Geenty in the Waikato. A top plant for hedging or background planting. Attractive olive-green leaves, small yellow flowers in spring followed by red berries that birds love. Tolerates regular trimming. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m

Corokia Geentys Green

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$7.99

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Corokia Geentys Green

Current Stock Height: 35/45cm  ? 

Container: pb3  ? 

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Ake Ake. A no fuss evergreen foliage shrub that can be used for hedging or background planting. The slightly wavy leaves are shaded purple and bronze and will have better colour if not over-fed or pampered. Will grow just about anywhere except full shade. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 1m

Dodonaea Purpurea

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$12.99

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Vigorous growing variety which ripens in autumn around April-May. Rough skinned fruit which are large, aromatic and very sweet. Partially self-fertile but cross pollination is essential for large fruit so plant with a companion for best results. Evergreen.

Fruiting Apr-May Large, rough skinned, aromatic, sweet fruit.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: Red / White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Feijoa Apollo

Current Stock Height: 60/70cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$24.99

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Add some romance to your garden with this beautiful Gardenia that has very fragrant double, waxy white blooms from autumn through to summer. Glossy green foliage and an upright habit. Plant in semi-shade in nice rich acid soil with protection from frost. Great container plant. Evergreen.

Gardenias are gross feeders - meaning that like me they like lots of tucker. Regular liquid feeding will keep them healthy and happy or side dress with slow release fertilizer.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm

Gardenia Florida

Current Stock Height: 40/50 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$24.99

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The heady perfume of this deliciously fragrant evergreen shrub makes it a winner for planting near a window or doorway. Bright glossy dark green leaves are topped off with pure white double rosettes of fragrance in early summer. Plant in a warm, frost free position. Feed regularly for best results.

Gardenias will grow happily in a pot as long as they are fed and watered regularly. They are gross feeders and respond well to regular liquid feeding. They can take a little sun but in NZ they are best protected from the hot afternoon sun.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 90cm x 75cm

Gardenia Veitchii

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$19.99

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Gardenia Veitchii

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

$24.99

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Native. This is a fabulous evergreen shrub that really comes into its own when used as a hedge. Gorgeous green polished leathery leaves, a tidy well groomed appearance and a tolerance for just about any conditions including coastal make this an invaluable landscaping plant. Clips well.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Griselinia Ardmore Emerald

Current Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$15.99

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Native. A selected form of the ever popular Griselinia. Gorgeous, broad, glossy green foliage with attractive wavy margins. Ideal background shrub but at its best when used as a hedge. Tolerant of just about any planting conditions including coastal. Very tidy and well groomed. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Griselinia Broadway Mint

Current Stock Height: 50-60 cm

Container: 1l  ? 

$11.99

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Lavandula. Lavender 'Major' is one of the most popular Lavenders sold in NZ and there's a good reason for that. The plump purple flower heads appear in abundance from early spring through to late summer. It performs well, looks good and clips well. Happiest in a sunny well drained spot. Evergreen.

Use for low hedges, container planting, topiary work or just plant amongst your other treasures in the mixed border. A great little Mediterranean lavender that seldom disappoints.

 

Colour: Purple / Mauve
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 60cm

Lavender Major

Current Stock Height: 15/20 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$16.99

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Lavender Major

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$19.99

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A versatile evergreen shrub that will clip to any shape or look great left unclipped. Upright form with dark burgundy foliage and bright cerise pink flowers Autumn Spring Summer. Trim regularly to encourage repeat flowering.

 

Colour: Bright Cerise
Habit: Bushy upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1m

Loropetalum Zar De Doo

Current Stock Height: 15/20 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$21.99

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This small evergreen tree is a real winner. Glossy green leathery foliage which always looks tidy. Clips well should you wish to consider using for topiary or hedging. Velvety brown buds open to the most deliciously scented little cream flowers in early spring. Easy to grow and quite tolerant.

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3.5m x 2m

Michelia Yunnanensis

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 5l  ? 

$26.99

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This highly decorative form of the Chinese welcome bush is valued for the wonderful autumn foliage colour which intensifies to a brilliant red in winter. Though 'Gulfstream' is easy care and hardy the plant will appreciate some slow release fertilizer at the end of summer. Evergreen.

'Gulfstream' can be used as a low hedging plant with great success. It has a nice compact and well behaved habit. Equally at home in a container.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 75cm x 50cm

Nandina Gulfstream

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$21.99

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Nandina Gulfstream

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: pb3  ? 

New stock arriving end of May, 2020. Pre-order now. Estimated price $12.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Nandina Gulfstream

Current Stock Height: 10/15cm  ? 

Container: 2l  ? 

New stock arriving beginning of June, 2020. Pre-order now. Estimated price $24.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Black Mondo Grass. This unique perennial has distinctive stiff purple-black foliage which clumps together to form little mounds that can be used as a ground cover or edging. Small lilac flowers appear in summer followed by shiny black berries. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Mauve
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 25cm x spreads

Ophiopogon Black Dragon

Current Stock Height: 10 cm

Container: tube  ? 

$7.99

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Extremely dwarf form of this great little ground cover with fine narrow dark green leaves that form soft mats that hug the ground. Trouble free and easy to grow. Palest mauve flowers hide amongst the foliage and are followed by little blue berries. Grow in full sun or part shade. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Mauve
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 10cm x spreads

Ophiopogon Kyoto Dwarf

Current Stock Height: 0/5 cm  ? 

Container: 5cm tube  ? 

$6.99

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Rewarding perennial with green strappy foliage that forms a strong little clump and spreads well. Ideal for mass planting or using as an edge along borders and pathways. In summer pale mauve flowers appear and these are followed by attractive berries. Easy to grow. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Mauve
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 25cm x spreads

Ophiopogon Planiscapus

Current Stock Height: 5/10cm  ? 

Container: Tube  ? 

$4.99

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Native. The term 'tenax' means strong and tough and this NZ Flax certainly is all of that. Broad swords of green foliage form strong clumps that are perfect for mass planting along stream banks, around ponds or naturalising in the landscape. Tolerant of just about anything. Evergreen.

The summer flowers are much loved by birds especially the native Tui whose beak is perfectly formed to gather nectar from the blooms.

 

Colour: Brown
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 2m

Phormium Tenax

Current Stock Height: 35/50cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$8.99

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A very popular tree which is fast growing and frequently used for hedging, shelter and as a specimen tree, it also makes an attractive feature plant. The leaves, have a lemon scent when crushed. Cream yellow flowers. Hardy to just about everything including attacks by oppossums. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 3m

Pittosporum Eugenioides

Current Stock Height: 40/60 cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$8.99

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NZ Native. A particularly nice form of Pittosporum with fresh green glossy foliage that always looks good. Perfect plant for screens and hedging as it responds well to clipping. Happiest in sun or part shade and likes well drained fertile soil however is tolerant of less than ideal conditions. Hardy and evergreen.

Pittosporums bloom in spring with inconspicuous dark purple-brown flowers that will only come to your attention when you notice their strong fragrance on the evening air.

 

Colour: Brown / Purple
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m

Pittosporum T Mountain Green

Current Stock Height: 50/70 cm  ? 

Container: 3.5l  ? 

$19.99

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Bush Germander. This evergreen shrub from the Mediterranean loves hot dry spots and does well at the sea-side. Attractive tubular blue flowers are set amongst aromatic silver grey leaves from spring to summer. Makes a fantastic low hedge and clips well. Happiest in light well drained soil.

The secret to your Teucrium hedge looking good is regular trimming however it is important that your last trim for the summer is done no later than mid March.

 

Colour: Blue
Habit: Arching
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m

Teucrium Fruticans

Current Stock Height: 15/20 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$12.99

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