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Carmichaelia australis Native broom

Grows 1-2m high in full sun and dry soil. Very structural plant.

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Coprosma rhamnoides Divaricating coprosma

Found throughout NZ scrub and forests. Useful plant for exposed dry areas.

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Coprosma robusta Karamu

Common in forests and scrubland throughout NZ. Fast growing shrub.

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Corokia buddleioides Korokio

Found naturally in the northern part of the North Island, prefers more sheltered site.

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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.

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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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Macropiper excelsum Recently had name change to Piper excelsum subsp. Kawakawa, peper tree.

Found in abundance throughout the North Island. Attractive orange candle-like berries make quite a feature.

Macropiper excelsum var. psittacorum Poor Knights Island Kawakawa, Recently renamed as Piper excelsum Sub sp. peltatum

Similar to mainland form with slightly larger leaves not damaged so much by insects.

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Macropiper melchior Three Kings Island Kawakawa. Recently renamed as Piper melchoir.

Very strong thick leaves with exaggerated leaf veining.

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

Metrosideros fulgen  Scarlet rata vine

Metrosideros fulgens Found naturally from Northland to Westland.

Climber or shrub with orange/red flowers late summer to winter. Prefers good soil in cool area when young.

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Metrosideros perforata Found from Three Kings Island to Banks Peninsula.

White flowering, forms a compact shrub but will climb a wall or bank if encouraged. Ideal for containers.

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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 divaricata Weeping mapou

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

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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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Peperomia urivilleana Found throughout North Island and upper South Island

Coastal plant forming low clumps, fleshy stems and leaves. Attractive indoor or patio plant.

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Phebalium nudum Mairehau

Found lowland forests through northern parts of North Island. Brownish green leaves are highly aromatic when rubbed.

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Pittosporum fairchildii Three Kings Island pittosporum

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Pseudopanax 'Cyril Watson' Hybrid Pseudopanax

Attractive large thick leaves with rounded edges.