Outstanding NZ native that forms a handsome spreading tree. Large, glossy, light green dissected foliage. Sprays of rusty red woolly flowers appear in summer followed by scarlet berries with jet black seeds. Will grow in quite exposed conditions but protect from harsh frost. Evergreen.
Colour: Brown Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 7m x 4m
This NZ native can reach over 60m when fully mature but that takes quite some time, our height is for 10 year growth. Juvenile trees have fine drooping bronze 'needles' which eventually change to a green, more a flattened leaf. Produces berries which are loved by birds. Evergreen.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 7m x 4m
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
Native. An extremely attractive and graceful evergreen tree which is quick to establish and easy to grow. Fresh green and yellow variegated foliage all year round. In summer star shaped, honey scented white flowers appear en masse and almost smother the foliage with their display. Plant in sun or semi-shade. Evergreen
Colour: White Habit: Slightly weeping Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2m
A good red flowering hybrid variety selected for its flowering at an early age at Christmas time. Plant in a sunny well drained but moist garden. Will not withstand hard
frosts or valley floors.
The floral emblem of NZ and loved by Tuis and gardeners alike. The native name Kowhai means yellow and represents the pendulous racemes of nectar filled yellow flowers that appear in spring. Dainty small fern like foliage. Easy to grow in a sunny position. Semi - evergreen.
Colour: Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 5m x 3m
Chilean Kowhai. A very close relation of our native Kowhai this gorgeous tree from Chile is a multi-award winner. The dark green glossy fern like foliage is decorated with fat waxy bells of golden yellow in spring. The flowers are full of nectar that birds love. Evergreen. PVR 2453.
Plant your 'Sun King' in a sunny well drained spot and if possible protect from really harsh frost. This lovely tree will bring a graceful look to any planting scheme. Perhaps proof that NZ was once part of Gondwanaland.
Colour: Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 3m
Sophora Sun King
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