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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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'Graham Blandy' is an upright sort of chap who will always stand up tall and erect in the garden. With a natural columnar habit this Box is perfect for adding an exclamation point to planting schemes. Easy to grow in sun or part shade. Evergreen.

Ideal for narrow spaces or group together to form a natural screen of green. Perhaps march along the side of a path or drive. A very useful plant for directional planting.

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 50cm

Buxus Graham Blandy

Current Stock Height: 100 cm

Container: 6l  ? 

$49.99

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Buxus Graham Blandy

Current Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

Container: 1.3l  ? 

$16.99

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Sasanqua. A top performing Camellia that flowers from early autumn through to early winter. The blooms are double white, with just a hint of blush pink on the outer edges. Upright vigorous habit. Happiest in semi-shade. Evergreen.

 

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

Camellia Early Pearly

Current Stock Height: 120/130cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

$35.99

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Camellia Early Pearly

Current Stock Height: 90/110cm  ? 

Container: 4l  ? 

New stock arriving shortly. Pre-order now. Estimated price $27.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

20 @ $26.00 each
10 @ $27.00 each
50 @ $25.00 each

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Camellia Early Pearly

Current Stock Height: 50/90 cm  ? 

Container: pb2  ? 

$16.99

10 @ $16.00 each
30 @ $15.00 each
50 @ $14.00 each

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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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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  ? 

$14.99

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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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'Unique' is a reliable Feijoa that is self-fertile and produces abundant crops of delicious medium to large oval fruit. The skin is smooth along with the pulp and the flavour carries a hint of pineapple. Starts to fruit from a young age. Happy in a sunny well drained spot. Evergreen. PVR.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

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

Feijoa Unique

Current Stock Height: 70/90cm  ? 

Container: 8l  ? 

$26.99

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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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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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Fringe Flower. Add some contrast to planting schemes with this easy to grow, evergreen shrub that has beautiful maroon-purple foliage that deepens in tone during the colder months. Fragrant, 'fringed' deep pink flowers in spring and summer. Sun to part shade.

 

Colour: Pink
Habit: Arching
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.2m

Loropetalum Firedance

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

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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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Bred by in NZ by Mark Jury. A beautiful, easy to grow Michelia with dainty spring flowers which are delightfully fragrant and coloured an unusual lilac pink. The dark green foliage always looks good and is disease resistant. Happy in the sun or part shade. Evergreen.

I put 6 of these in my front garden a year ago and they have done remarkably well and seem quite robust. I intend to trim them up to make a standard shape but they do equally well left as a bush or used as a hedge.

 

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

Magnolia Fairy Blush

Current Stock Height: 80/100 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$34.99

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Bred in NZ by Mark Jury this beautiful small tree is easy to grow in sun or part shade. Pure cream flowers with a wonderful fresh fragrance appear for a long period during spring. Bright green fresh foliage looks good all year round. Can be clipped too if you wish to use for hedging. Evergreen. PVR.

 

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

Magnolia Fairy Cream

Current Stock Height: 70/90 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$34.99

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Bred in NZ by Mark Jury this beautiful small tree is easy to grow in sun or part shade. Pure white, fragrant flowers open from velvet brown buds in winter. Fresh foliage looks good all year round. Prefers acid soil. Evergreen. PVR.

 

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

Magnolia Fairy White

Current Stock Height: 70/90 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$34.99

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Port Wine Magnolia. The dark wine-red blooms of this adaptable evergreen shrub are a little shy, hiding amongst the glossy green foliage. You'll definitely know they're there when you become intoxicated by the powerful fruity fragrance. Plant in sun or part shade with acid soil for best results.

A top choice for a well-behaved and fragrant hedge.

 

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

Michelia Figo

Current Stock Height: 30/40cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$19.99

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Michelia Figo Port Wine

Current Stock Height: 80/100cm  ? 

Container: pb12  ? 

$49.99

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Michelia Figo

Current Stock Height: 40/50cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$21.99

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An upright grower with a dense habit, Inspiration adds a vertical effect for those tight areas in your landscape. Sweetly scented porcelain-like flowers bloom in spring - Not as tall as the species, reaching approx 3m at maturity. Evergreen. PVR

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3.5m x 2.5m

Michelia Inspiration

Current Stock Height: 90/110cm  ? 

Container: 3.3l  ? 

$39.99

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A relatively new introduction that has quickly become a firm favourite. The strong leathery foliage is complemented in spring by brown furry buds which open to highly fragrant cream cup shaped flowers. Useful as a specimen, can be planted as a hedge or alternatively try in a container. Evergreen.

 

Colour: White / Cream
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 2m

Michelia Velvet and Cream

Current Stock Height: 90/120 cm  ? 

Container: 4l  ? 

$26.99

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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: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: pb3  ? 

$14.99

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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. A neat and tidy little flax with fresh green upright foliage. Looks good planted in groups or can look quite striking in the right container. Hardy and easy to grow in sun or part shade. Yellow flower heads in spring-summer. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Yellow
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 0.75m x 0.6m

Phormium Green Dwarf

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: pb3  ? 

$12.99

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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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A compact shrub with quite coarse green foliage, carmine red buds appear in late winter and open to white blooms tinged pink. Flowers are lightly perfumed and followed by dark blue berries. Easy to grow in sun or light shade. Responds well to pruning. Evergreen.

 

Colour: White / Pink
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.3m

Viburnum Eve Price

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

$21.99

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Autumn Crocus with delightful white crocus like flowers in the autumn. Attractive grass like glossy green foliage, not dissimilar to tall mondo grass. They are excellent in rockeries or borders. H.30cm.

 

Colour: White
Habit: clumping perennial
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x cm

Zephyranthes Candida

Current Stock Height: 10/20 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$11.99

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Zephyranthes Candida

Current Stock Height: 30 cm

Container: pb3  ? 

$11.99

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