24-Oct-14

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 Listing 21 Plants

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Acaena

Bidibidi

The native bidibidi forms a compact mat with flower heads and spiny fruits held above the leaves making it very showy in some species. Plants grow well in most situations including gravel and shingle without becoming invasive.

Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'

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Bidibidi

Attractive purple leaves, forms a tight mat,great ground cover or rockery plant; creeping habit.

Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$5.00

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1st grade Pot 14

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mat

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Mat

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
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Agathis

Agathis australis

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Kauri

Majestic forest giant, suitable for growing in a large tub. PN: PB6, PB8 AND Pot 8 litre grade, cannot be couriered and require collection from the Nursery.

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy when mature Prefers partial shade

PB3

$3.95

474 left

1st Grade PB3

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5m x 1m

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30m x 8m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Carex

Native grasses are now used extensively in landscaping, being hardy and easy care they look great in mass plantings and their colour range makes them very versatile with other plants. Dead leaves can be raked out and plants can benefit with a very low cut back.

Carex tahoata 'Taupo Bronze Warrior'

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Grass

Similar green-orange colouring of Carex testacea, but taller growing. Hardy garden specimen.

Coastal species Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers partial shade Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$3.50

100 left

1st grade Pot 14

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70cm

Mature Shape Picture

70cm

Carex comans

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Native ornamental grass

Small, compact tussock-like sedge with dense, light-brown foliage nice garden specimen. Good for an edging or a mass planting.

Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot13

$2.50

189 left

2nds Pot 14

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40cm

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40cm

Carex geminata

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Cutty Grass

Vigorous grass used for wetland restoration and wastewater treatment. PN; MINIMUM ORDER FOR OPEN GRND = 20

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Riparian plantings Wetland species Prefers wet soil

OpenGrnd

$0.50

900 left

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75cm

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75cm

Carex secta

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Niggerhead, Pukio

Large green sedge. Excellent for wetland restoration planting. Good duck feed and shelter.

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Riparian plantings Wetland species Prefers wet soil

Pot14

$2.00

122 left

1st grade

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1m

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1m

Carex testacea

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Carex Grass

Attractive garden plant used extensively in landscaping.Foliage is green at base colouring to orange/red on top, keeps it's colour well. Looks lovely in a mass planting.

Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Tolerant of salt laden winds Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$3.50

150 left

1st grade Pot 14

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60cm

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60cm

Carex virgata

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Swamp Sedge

Vigorous, green swamp sedge. Similar to Carex secta but will grow in drier sites.

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Riparian plantings Wetland species Prefers wet soil

Pot14

$2.00

1000 left

1st grade Pot 14

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90cm

Mature Shape Picture

90cm

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Corokia

Small leafed, twiggy plants make excellent hedges with bird attracting berries. Tolerant of dry, exposed sites, excellent coastal plants. Easy care.

Corokia buddleioides

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Korokio taranga

Attractive narrow leaves, with starry yellow flowers. Good for hedging.

Prefers damp conditions Flowers Frost hardy when mature Limited supply Prefers partial shade

PB3

$3.00

250 left

Older grade,Pot 14

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2m x 1m

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3m x 1m

Corokia 'Emerald & Jade'

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Corokia

Hardy shrub with attractive green leaves. Yellow berries, great for attracting native birds and good clipped hedging.

Attracts birds Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Good shelter Prefers well drained soil

PB3

$5.95

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1st Grade PB3

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2m x 1.5m

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2m x 1.5m

Corokia 'Red Wonder'

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Corokia

Attractive bronze-green foliage with white underside, has yellow star like flowers in spring, followed by bright red bird attracting berries.A good hardy species, makes a nice clipped hedge.

Attracts birds Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$2.95

192 left

Older grade PB3

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1.5m x 1m

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1.5m x 1m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
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Cyperus

Cyperus ustulatus

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Giant umbrella sedge

Useful for damp or wet area revegetation and environmental plantings. Coastal and inland.

Frost hardy Riparian plantings Tolerant of salt laden winds Wetland species Prefers wet soil

Pot14

$2.00

473 left

1st grade Pot 14

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1m x 1m

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1m x 1m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Griselinia

Griselinia littoralis

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Broadleaf

Very hardy tree; glossy green leaves.Can be clipped and makes a lovely hedge. PN: Grades larger then PB6 CANNOT be couried and require collection or truck delivery.

Coastal species Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Good shelter

Pot14

$4.95

68 left

Pot 14 1st grade

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4m x 3m

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10m x 3m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
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Libertia

Libertia 'Taupo Sunset'

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N Z Iris

Narrow flax like leaves, green with red stripe on edges. Small white flowers. Leaves darker red in winter.

Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

PB3

$3.95

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1st grade Pot 13

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50cm x 50cm

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50cm x 50cm

Libertia 'Grasshopper' PVR

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NZ Iris

Lovely dark green stripped sword-like leaves with small white flowers spring to summer.

Prefers damp conditions Flowers Frost hardy Limited supply Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$3.95

183 left

1st grade PB2

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30cm x 1m

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30cm x 1m

Libertia 'Taupo Blaze'

NZ Iris

Spiky sword like foliage changes in autumn/winter from green through to orange/yellow and deep red. White flowers in spring and orange/red berries in winter. Great as garden border or in a pot.

Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

NOT CURRENTLY IN STOCK

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60cm x 60cm

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60cm x 60cm

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
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Phormium

Flax

Phormium 'Jack Spratt'

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Flax

Very compact clump forming with reddish/brown leaves that twists as it gets older. Great for borders os mass planting, Grows from the coast to the mountains.

Prefers damp conditions Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight

Pot13

$4.95

240 left

1st grade Pot 14

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30cm x 30cm

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30cm x 30cm

Phormium 'Jester'

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Flax

Very attractive arching deep pink leaves with a lime green band on the margin.Has bird attracting flowers in summer. Great garden plant for all regions. Looks good in a group planting. Feed to keep good color.

Attracts birds Prefers damp conditions Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Tolerant of salt laden winds Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$4.95

293 left

1st grade Pot 14

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75cm x 90cm

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75cm x 90cm

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Pittosporum

Generally hardy trees used in a wide range of landscaping. Make excellent hedges, great for a background effect in shrub borders and foliage is effective for floral art. There are also a large number of cultivars now available.

Pittosporum 'Wrinkle Blue'

Nicy bush habit with distinctive wavy foliage. Good hedging species or filling in a mixed border.

Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Good shelter Prefers well drained soil

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2.5m x 2.5m

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2.5m x 2.5m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Pseudowintera

Pseudowintera colorata

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Horopito, Peppertree

Grows naturally in forest and scrubland; pepper tasting leaves - unpalatable to stock. Attractive red-green mottled colored leaves. Hardy, can be slow growing.

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy Limited supply Prefers open sunlight

PB3

$3.00

263 left

1st Grade PB3

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1m x 1m

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3m x 2m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
Characteristics for Specials

Tecomanthe

Tecomanthe speciosa

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Tecomanthe

Spectacular evergreen climber with creamy white tubular flowers autumn/winter. From Three Kings Island. Has dark green glossy leaves. Frost tender.

Coastal species Flowers Prefers open sunlight Tolerant of salt laden winds Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$3.95

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1st grade Pot 14

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Climber

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Climber