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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

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

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

Similar to C. australis but not so tall, the foliage is purple/bronze.

Cordyline obtecta Three Knigs Island Cabbage tree

Found only on the Three Kings, has broader leaves and much stouter habit than C. australis.

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Corokia cotoneaster Wire-netting bush

Found in dry stony places throughout NZ, tolerates exposed coastal conditions.

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Corokia virgata x 'Emerald Jade' Cultivar

Small olive green foliage with silver grey stems.

Corokia x virgata 'Bronze King' Cultivar

Bronze-coloured foliage

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Corokia x virgata 'Frosted Chocolate' Cultivar

Chocolate-brown leaves, ideal for hedging.

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Corokia x virgata 'Mangatangi' Cultivar

Silver stems and very small olive green leaves.

Cortaderia splendons Toetoe

Found in coastal areas upper Northland and Off-Shore Islands

Cortaderia toetoe (Austraderia) Toetoe

Smaller growing Cortaderia, 4m in height.

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Corynocarpus laevigatus Karaka

Handsome canopy tree found coastal areas throughout Northland.

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Cyathea dealbata Ponga, silver fern

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

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Dianella nigra New Zealand blueberry

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

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Dodonaea viscosa Akeake

Small coastal tree found from North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

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Elingamita johnsonii Three Kings Island

Attractive large sub-tropical like foliage, found only on the Three Kings Islands.

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Entela arborescens Whau

Small tree found from Three Kings Islands to Bay of Plenty. Extremely light wood.

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Euphorbia glauca Endangered species found only in localised coastal areas.

Distinctive and attractive blue-grey foliage.

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Griselinia littoralis Broadleaf.

Found throughout NZ. Commonly used for hedging.

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Hebe 'Champagne' Hebe Cultivar

Low spreading shrub, dark green leaves with prolific white/violet flowers during summer.

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Hebe 'Headfortii' Hebe Cultivar

Very similar to H.Inspiration. Clusters of deep violet flowers usually produced early summer.