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Ornamental Grasses, Sedges, Tussock, Carex These plants add texture, can define a space, and add movement and colour in a garden. Often called architectural plants, they come in a range of types, colours, forms, heights, some are stiff and formal, others more casual. Many are native to NZ.

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Picture of Calamagrostis Acuitflora Overdam

aka Feather Reed Grass

Ornamental variegated grass with green and white foliage. Flowers with upright spikes of green, red and bronze colourations then fade to a light brown. Enjoys moist soil in part shade to full sun. this grass goes dormant in the coolest winter months.

 

Flower Colour: red / Brown
Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 1.6m x 0.6m

Calamagrostis Acuitflora Overdam

Expected Stock Height: 15/25 cm  ? 

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Picture of Cyperus Alt. Nanus

aka Water plant Umbrella grass

Aquatic. An ornamental cyperus plant with long umbrella-like fronds. Grows in sun to part shade. Prefers moist soil or water up to 15cm deep. Great for water gardens, ponds or pots. Perennial.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow / Green
Mature Size (HxW): 60cm x 60cm

Cyperus Alt. Nanus

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1l  ? 

$19.99

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Picture of Festuca Banks Peninsula Blue
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aka Blue Tussock Grass

Native. An attractive clump forming perennial grass with cushions of blue-grey foliage. Easy to grow. tough and versatile. Plant in sun to part shade. Looks best group planted. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 30cm x 40cm

Festuca Bank Peninsula Blue

Expected Stock Height: 0/5 cm  ? 

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Picture of Festuca Coxii
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aka Blue Grass

Native. A tough little native grass that hails from the Chatham Islands. The fine needles of foliage are a beautiful shade of blue green and quickly form a neat little clump. Can be used as an edging and certainly looks good mass planted. Easy to grow in a well drained sunny spot. Evergreen.

If you wish your Festuca coxii clumps can be divided annually to refresh and/or multiply.

 

Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 15cm x 15cm

Festuca Coxii

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1l  ? 

$14.99

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Picture of Isolepis Cernus

aka Fibre Optic Grass

Fibre Optic Grass. A petite neat clump forming grass that can be grown in full sun or partial shade, In a pot or as a marginal in a pond or bog garden. Water depth over the crown. Pretty white /brown flowers Spring through Summer. Relatively winter hardy.

 

Flower Colour: White
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 15-35cm x 35cm

Isolepis Cernus

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1l  ? 

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Picture of Lilaeopsis Novae Zelandiae

aka Chain sword, micro sword grass

A lovely grassy plant that will carpet the bottom of your pond. Needs good light in deep water although otherwise easy to grow. Provides good habitat for goldfish and also helps to oxygenate the water. Can reach 10 to 15 cm in height.

 

Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 10cm x 15cm

Lilaeopsis Novae Zelandiae

Current Stock Height: 2/5 cm  ? 

Container: 1l  ? 

$19.99

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Picture of Lomandra Arctic Frost
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This variegated grass-like perennial Lomandra is beautiful and soft with small yellow flowers from September to April. The light coloured foliage provides great contrast in the garden. Handles full sun but prefers light to moderate shade. Tolerant of drought and frost. Evergreen

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
Habit: Upright

Lomandra Arctic Frost

Current Stock Height: 30/35 cm  ? 

Container: 2l  ? 

$21.99

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Lomandra Arctic Frost

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$24.99

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Picture of Lomandra Echidna
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An Aussie perennial known as Echidna grass is a fine, short, lime green Lomandra that forms neat rounded clumps. It is resilient, drought tolerant and makes a great foliage feature in rockeries,in masse landscaping or in a pot for a stunning display. Hardy, Easy care. Evergreen

 

Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 30cm x 30cm

Lomandra Echidna

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

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Picture of Lomandra Fine and Dandy
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A dense tuffing native grass with fine blades. Its great for pots, rockeries and low plantings as they grow in small clumps which produce scented yellow flowers in spring. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 1.5m x 1.5m

Lomandra Fine and Dandy

Expected Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

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Picture of Lomandra Frosty Tops
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aka Mat Rush

This useful and attractive clump forming perennial has fine grey-green foliage with silver highlights and a graceful weeping habit. In summer little yellow spikes of fragrant flowers appear amongst the foliage. Great for mass planting, tolerant of poor soil, sun or part shade. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 20cm x 50cm

Lomandra Frosty Tops

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$22.99

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Picture of Lomandra Lime Tuff
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aka Mat Rusher

This Aussie perennial is ideal for group planting in sun or part shade. Fine needles of lime-green foliage form an attractive clump and look good all year round. Little stems of yellow fragrant flowers in summer. Tolerates poor soil but likes good drainage. Easy to grow. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
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Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 60cm x 50cm

Lomandra Lime Tuff

Expected Stock Height: 15/25 cm  ? 

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Lomandra Lime Tuff

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Lomandra Lime Tuff

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Picture of Lomandra Little Con
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aka Mat Rush

A tough little Aussie with attractive, lime green needles of foliage that form a neat rounded clump. Will grow in sun or part shade and once established is tolerant of just about any conditions including long dry periods. Looks best planted in groups or drifts. Evergreen

 

Flower Colour: Cream
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 30cm x 50cm

Lomandra Little Con

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

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Picture of Lomandra Little Lime
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A compact variety of Lomandra that is very popular for smaller spaces and in narrow gardens where small does matter. Requires low care and will form a nice clump of fine emerald green strappy leaves. Frost tolerant. Can be trimmed to shape any time of year.

 

Flower Colour: Cream
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 60cm x 60cm

Lomandra Little Lime

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 1.3l  ? 

$21.99

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Picture of Lomandra Little Pal
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A compact graceful grass from Australia. Flows beautifully in the wind and doesn't get tatty. Creamy yellow flower heads in Autumn. Great for mass planting and edging. One of the best Lomandra forms for light, sandy soils as it doesn't like the wet. Evergreen. Hardy.

 

Flower Colour: Cream
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 60cm x 60cm

Lomandra Little Pal

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 1.3l  ? 

$19.99

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Lomandra Little Pal

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 2l  ? 

$24.99

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Picture of Lomandra Little Tuffy
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This Aussie perennial is ideal for group planting in sun or part shade. Fine needles of lime-green foliage form an attractive clump and look good all year round. Little stems of yellow fragrant flowers in summer. Tolerates poor soil but likes good drainage. Easy to grow. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 40cm x 40cm

Lomandra Little Tuffy

Current Stock Height: 5/10 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$22.99

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Picture of Lomandra Nyalla
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aka Honey Reed

This tough little Aussie is a great plant for mass planting in difficult spots. Tolerant of poor soil and coastal conditions, sun or part shade. The blue-grey narrow strap like leaves quickly form a clump. Small, yellow, fragrant flowers in spring. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
PVR: LM400
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 75cm x 75cm

Lomandra Nyalla

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$22.99

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Picture of Lomandra Shara
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Shara is a tidy compact form that is very hardy. This clumping grass like perennial has a finer leaf and very good in humid locations. Great as a border or pot plant, excellent for erosion control. Prefers full sun to part shade, well drained soil. Evergreen.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 50cm x 50cm

Lomandra Shara

Current Stock Height: 20/30 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$22.99

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Picture of Lomandra Tanika
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aka Honey Reed

This tough little Aussie is a great plant for mass planting in difficult spots. Tolerant of poor soil and coastal conditions, sun or part shade. The deep green narrow strap like leaves quickly form a clump. Small, yellow, fragrant flowers in spring. Evergreen. PVR LM300.


 

Flower Colour: Yellow
PVR: LM300/2695
Habit: Clump Forming
Mature Size (HxW): 60cm x 65cm

Lomandra Tanika

Current Stock Height: 40/50 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$22.99

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Picture of Lomandra White Sands
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This variegated Lomandra is beautiful and soft with small yellow flowers from April to October. The lightly coloured foliage provides great contrast in the garden. Handles full sun but prefers light to moderate shade. Tolerant of drought and frost. Avoid wet feet.

 

Flower Colour: Yellow
PVR: Loma-13
Habit: Upright
Mature Size (HxW): 60cm x 65cm

Lomandra White Sands

Expected Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

New stock expected Middle of September, 2024. Waitlist now. Estimated price TBA. Payment on order.

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Lomandra White Sands

Expected Stock Height: 40/60 cm  ? 

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