NZ's iconic native conifer. Slow growing but well worth the wait for the tree to mature into its stately form. When juvenile the foliage tends to have copper bronze tones but as the tree ages green is the more dominant colour. One to plant for your grand children! Est.10yr.growth.
Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 2.5m
Wetland Native. Wind Grass. An attractive and hardy perennial grass that is ideal for mass planting in difficult spots. The leaves are long, narrow and dark green tinged with orange especially in the winter. The fluffy flowers appear on arching stems in summer and are purple-pink. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Purple Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 120cm
Wetland. A NZ (Oioi) Reed with fine grey-green needles of foliage with brown markings at intervals along the length of the leaves. Forms a large clump. Grows in water or in damp ground. Tolerates salty water. Very decorative in a pot and useful for floral work. Tough as. Evergreen.
Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 1m
Serrated green leaves with purple tones to the under-side, clusters of pink flowers in spring which are followed by juicy black berries that birds love. Grows happily in the sun in most soils as long as they are not too dry. Tolerates light frost. Semi-evergreen.
Berries will only occur on the female tree if pollination occurs. The Wine-Berry has separate male and female trees.
Flower Colour: Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 5m x 3m
Native. Renga Renga Lily. Discovered at Matapouri Bay Northland this great landscaping plant has broad, lush, blue-grey, foliage and dainty sprays of creamy white blooms in summer. Plant in well drained fertile soil. Prefers filtered light though will tolerate some sun. Perennial
Flower Colour: White / Cream Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 60cm
Masses of flowers appear, in panicles, during spring and early summer. Broad arching leaves send up beautiful sprays of starrty white flowers. Adds great texture to gardens. Ideal for mass plantings as a groundcover. Plant in well drained soil, prefers filtered light. Perennial.
Flower Colour: White Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 60cm
Native. A selected form of the 'Hen and Chicken' Fern that has luxuriant thick and shiny green fronds. Makes a striking ground cover plant for shady situations. Looks good group planted beneath established trees. Likes the shade and nice moist humus rich soil. Protect from frost. Evergreen.
Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 50cm
Native. A fabulous foliage plant ideal for group planting. Silvery, strap like foliage that is attractively flushed with red and bronze tones. The red colour intensifies in cold weather. Tolerant of sun or part shade but not tolerant of 'wet feet'. Evergreen.
Astelia look their best when group planted and they are a fabulous easy care architectural container plant.
Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x 80cm
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It is found only in the north of the North Island, to Kawhia on the west and East Cape on the east. Tarairi likes a good moist, free-draining soil. Although it tolerates shade, its form is fuller if grown in full sun. It will only tolerate a light frost, and is best provided with a wind break when young.
Has a classically pyramidal shape with striking tiers of branches that over time change to form a spreading canopy. Suitable as a speciman tree.
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.
Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x 50cm
New stock expected End of May, 2022. Pre-order now. Estimated price $12.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.