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Metrosideros bartlettii Cape Reinga

White flowering large tree of up to 8m in height.

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

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Metrosideros excelsa Pohutukawa, New Zealand Christmas tree.

A tree of coastal areas, flowers of different shades of reds smoother the tree through early summer.

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Metrosideros excelsa 'Vibrance' Selected form with brilliant red flowers

Bright scarlet flowers with iridescent orange glow.

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Metrosideros robusta Northern rata found throughout the North Island.

Begins life as an epiphyte in the branches of a host tree. Slow growings and can take several years before flowering.

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Muehlenbeckia astonii Found coastal areas of the South Island.

Interlacing stemmed shrub growing 1-2.5m, makers ideal hedge. Very hardy.

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Muehlenbeckia axillaris Found in rocky areas in the South and lower North Island.

Great ground cover for harsh sites forming a tight low-lying mat.

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Muehlenbeckia complexa Pohuehue

Vigorous growing coastal groundcover which forms tangled mass.

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Myoporum laetum Ngaio. Found in coastal areas throughout North and South Island

Excellent tree for coastal situations with attractive small white flowers. Ngaio are poisonous to stock.

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Myoporum laetum var. decumbens Prostrate form of ngaio form the Poor Knights Islands

Can grow up to 2m high and nearly spreads as wide. Large fleshy leaves.

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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 australis Mapou, matipo. Found forests margins throughout New Zealand.

Small tree with attractive red stems, grows approx 3m high and is very hardy.

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Myrsine divaricata Weeping mapou

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

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Nestiges apetala Coastal maire. Found Whangarei Heads, Bay of Islands and northern offshore islands.

Spreading often twisted branches, small olive-like fruit. Very hardy and ideal for coastal areas.

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Olearia albida var. angulata Tanguru. Fast growing shrub found in coastal areas of the North Island.

Grows 3-5m high. Produces abundant white daisy-like flowers. Ideal for coastal hedging.

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Olearia furfuracea Tree daisy found scrub and forest margins of North Island.

Well-branched shrub growing to about 3m high. Produces clusters of attractive daisy-like flowers. Hardy coastal plant.

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Olearia paniculata Akiraho

Found on West Coast from Raglan to Greymouth and East Cape. Shrub growing 2-4m high. Tiny fragrant flowers through autumn. Tolerates coastal conditions.

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Olearia solandri Coastal shrub found North Cape to upper parts of South Island.

Grows 3-4m high. Yellowish stems and narrow yellow leaves. Tolerates coastal conditions, ideal for quick growing hedge.

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Pachystegia insignis Marlborough rock daisy

A plant of rocky areas and cliffs from the coast to inland mountain of Marlborough. Spreading shrub 1m high. Attractive daisy flowers.

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Pachystegia rufa Rock daisy

Similar to P. insignis but has rusty brown undersides of the leaves.