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Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

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Blechnum novae-zealandiae Palm-leaf fern Kiokio.

Found growing in clay soils on embankments and roadsides.

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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.

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Carex trifida Sedge

Larges growing sedge with bluish/green foliage suitable for damp areas

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

One of our best known and distinctive trees found throughout the country.

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Cyathea dealbata Ponga, silver fern

Well known symbol of NZ, grows in forests throughout NZ.

Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

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Dianella latissima Waima Range, Northland.

Attractive flax-like plant with more broad leaves than D.nigra.

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Dianella nigra New Zealand blueberry

Found throughout NZ. Known for its attractive bright blue berries that appear in summer.

Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki

One of our faster growing tree ferns which will tolerate some sun when planted in autumn or winter.

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Dysoxylum spectabile Kohekohe

Coastal tree found North Cape to Nelson. Kohekohe flowers are an important and favoured source of floral nectar for Tui and Bellbird.

Fuchsia excorticata Kotukutuku, tree fuchsia.

Attractive dark purple/red flowers through spring. The largest growing fuchsia in the world, found throughout NZ.

Hedycarya arborea Pigeonwood

Found throughout North Island and as far south as Banks Peninsula.

Laurelia novae-zelandiae Pukatea

Handsome tree found swampy areas Throughout North Island, west coast of South Island.

Libertia grandiflora Found lowland and forests in North Island and Nelson area of South Island.

Tufted plant with narrow flax-like leaves. Delicate white flowers followed by large berries.

Librocedrus bidwillii Pahutea

Slow growing maintaining slender shape for many years.

Librocredus plumosa Kawaka

Found mainly in the North Island and parts of Nelson. Excellent specimen tree.

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Marratia salicinia King fern, para

Stunning fern with tropical appearance now rare in the wild due to decimation by wild pigs and goats.

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Mazus pumilio Found damp swamp areas in both North and South Island.

Vigorus spreading ground cover with attractive bluish flowers in spring and summer.