Anemanthele lessoniana

Anemanthele lessoniana Gossamer grass

Graceful grass tolerates moist or dry soils.

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Astelia banksii Wharawhara "Coastal Astelia"

Coastal perenial herb with silver flax-like foliage.

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Carex secta Purei

Found in swampy areas throughout NZ.

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Carex solandri Sedge

Sedge found in damp areas throughout NZ.

Hebe-diosmifolia

Hebe diosmifolia Northland Hebe from Cape Reinga to Waimauku.

Easily recognised by its very small leaves. Grows 70cm-1m high, produces masses of white flowers through winter.

hebe-parviflora

Hebe parviflora Distribution both North and South Islands. In the North Island it is found from Whangarei to the East Cape.

Often grows 3-4m in height although can be kept trimmed. Attractive yellow stems and long white flower spikes.

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Metrosideros umbellata Southern rata

Rare in the North Island, found more commonly on the west coast of the South where the rainfall is higher.

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Myrsine aquilonia Poor Knights Island matipou

Attractive small heart shaped leaves. Tolerates most conditions and is ideal very hedging.

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Myrsine divaricata Weeping mapou

A bushy divaricating/interlacing shrub giving excellent contrast in any garden.

Pittosporum obcordatum-002

Pittosporum obcordatum Rare plant in the wild. Can be found both islands.

Grows into a small columnar tree of about 4m high with interlacing branches.

Podocarpus totara  Totara  Lowland Totara-016

Podocarpus totora One of our mightiest forest trees. Totara has also been an important timber tree.

Totara is suitable as a specimen tree or hedging. Very adaptable to many different situations.

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Prumnopitys ferruginea Miro

Larfe growing forest tree found throughout New Zealand. Attractive needle-like foliage.

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Prumnopitys taxifolia Matai.

Matai resembles miro, growing throughout New Zealand. Slow growing with neatly arranged needle-like foliage.