22-Aug-14

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 Listing 22 Plants

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

Astelia

Often referred to as the bush flax or perching lilies, as they can be grown as epiphytes or on the ground Look striking in groups or planted in tubs, and suit a range of environments.

Astelia chathamica

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Chatham Island Astelia

Large silvery flax-like leaves, attractive garden specimen with the flower being in amongst the foliage. The berries that follow after flowering are bird attracting.

Attracts birds Coastal species Frost hardy Prefers partial shade Tolerant of salt laden winds Prefers complete shade Prefers well drained soil

Pot13

$4.95

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1st grade

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Ten Year Shape Picture

1m x 1m

Mature Shape Picture

1m x 1m

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 geminata

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Cutty Grass

Vigorous grass used for wetland restoration and wastewater treatment.

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

Pot14

$2.95

300 left

Nice 1st grade

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Ten Year Shape Picture

75cm

Mature Shape Picture

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

$2.95

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1st grade

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1m

Mature Shape Picture

1m

Carex solandri

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Dense tufts of lime green weeping grass. Will tolerate semi shade.

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers partial shade

Pot14

$2.95

314 left

1st grade Pot 14

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Ten Year Shape Picture

60cm

Mature Shape Picture

60cm

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

$2.95

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1st grade Pot 14

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60cm

Mature Shape Picture

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

$2.95

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2nds

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Ten Year Shape Picture

90cm

Mature Shape Picture

90cm

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

Cordyline

Cordyline australis

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Cabbage tree; Ti kouka

Durable tree, grows in swampy areas, open sites, coastal. Effective planted in groups or in a tub. PN; PB8 and larger grades CANNOT be couriered and must be collected from the nursery.

Attracts birds Prefers damp conditions Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Riparian plantings Wetland species

Pot14

$4.25

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1st grade

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5m x 3m

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10m x 3m

Cordyline 'Red Star'

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Cabbage Tree

Has attractive wine red leaves and creamy white flowers. Smaller growing than Cordyline australis but fast growing. Nice tub/garden specimen.

Attracts birds Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers partial shade Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$5.95

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1st grade Pot 14

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2.5m x 1.5m

Mature Shape Picture

7m x 1.5m

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 'Bronze King'

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Lovely bronze coloured foliage, small flowers in spring/summer followed by red berries, which attract native birds.Great for a clipped hedge.

Attracts birds Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

PB3

$4.95

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1st grade

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2m x 1.5m

Mature Shape Picture

2m x 1.5m

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

$4.95

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1st grade

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2m x 1m

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3m x 1m

Corokia 'Mangatangi'

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Dense growing shrub with small grey leaves and small yellow flowers in spring, followed by yellow berries. Makes a lovely hedge.

Attracts birds Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$4.95

389 left

1st grade Pot 14

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2m x 1.5m

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2m x 1.5m

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

Cyathea

Cyathea dealbata

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Silver Fern, Ponga

Hardy; N Z national emblem. Silver underside of frond. Protect from frost when young.

Frost hardy when mature Limited supply Prefers partial shade Prefers complete shade Prefers well drained soil

PB3

$5.95

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1st grade Pot 14

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5m

Mature Shape Picture

10m

Cyathea medullaris

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Mamaku, Black Tree Fern

Largest and most handsome N Z tree fern.Great tropical look in the garden with fronds reaching 4-5m. Can tolerate sunnier sites, needs good moisture. Protect from frost when young.

Prefers damp conditions Frost hardy when mature Limited supply Prefers partial shade Prefers complete shade Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$5.95

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1st grade Pot 13

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Ten Year Shape Picture

5m

Mature Shape Picture

15m

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

$2.50

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1st grade Pot 14

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1m x 1m

Mature Shape Picture

1m x 1m

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

Kunzea

Kunzea ericoides

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Kanuka

Hardy, attractive form with fine foliage and small white flowers. Useful revegetation and shelter plant. Also great firewood.

Suitable for firewood Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Riparian plantings Good shelter Prefers well drained soil

RTH

$0.80

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Older planting grad

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5m x 3m

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8m x 3m

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

Leptospermum

Leptospermum ''Coral Candy''

Flowering manuka

Lovely small growing garden shrub. Has candy pink and red striped double flowers which are great for attracting the bees.

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

Pot14

$4.95

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1.5m x 1.5m

Mature Shape Picture

1.5m x 1.5m

SPECIES Common Name and Grade Price Image  10 years   Maturity 
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Lomandra

Lomandra 'Frosty Tops'PVR

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Aussie grass

Hardy Australian native, with attractive, fine silver grey-green weeping foliage. Yellow fragrant flowerspikes amongst the foliage in summer. Great for mass plantings; tolerant of poor soil.

Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers partial shade Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$4.50

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20cm x 50cm

Mature Shape Picture

20cm x 50cm

Lomandra ''Lime Delight'' PVR

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Aussie native grass

Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot14

$4.50

248 left

1st grade Pot 14

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30cm x 25cm

Mature Shape Picture

30cm x 25cm

Lomandra 'Tanika' PVR

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Aussie native grass

Flowers Prefers open sunlight Prefers partial shade Prefers well drained soil

PB3

$5.25

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60cm x 65cm

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60cm x 65cm

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 'Fankies Folly'

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A lovely compact tenuifolium form with lime green leaves. Makes a nice green hedge or great in a pot

Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Prefers well drained soil

Pot17

$7.50

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1st grade Pot 14

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60cm x 60cm

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60cm x 60cm

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

Sophora

Kowhai

One of the most beautiful of our flowering trees commonly regarded as our national flower. Will grow from the coast to colder regions, tolerating a wide range of situations. Most are semi-deciduous, flower in early spring with beautiful golden flowers that attract the tuis and bellbirds.

Sophora tetraptera

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North Island Kowhai

Widespread in cultivation. Large keeled flowers. Larger leaf than Sophora microphylla. Grows around the edge of Lake Taupo.

Attracts birds Prefers damp conditions Flowers Frost hardy Prefers open sunlight Riparian plantings

PB2

$2.95

318 left

First grade 60cm

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4m x 3m

Mature Shape Picture

8m x 4m

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

Xeronema

Xeronema callistemon

Poor Knights Lily

Fans of flax like leaves with striking red bottle brush like flowers in late spring early summer. Needs very good drainage in sunny frost free situation. Great in a Pot, needs to be root-bound before it will look like flowering, jam 2 together in a pot to hurry it up.

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

Pot14

$7.95

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Nice 1st grade

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Ten Year Shape Picture

80cm x 80cm

Mature Shape Picture

80cm x 80cm