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Arthropodium bifurcatum 'Matapouri Bay' Rengarenga lily

Renga renga or rock lily is a very adaptable coastal plant with white flower through spring.

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Astelia banksii Wharawhara "Coastal Astelia"

Coastal perenial herb with silver flax-like foliage.

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Astelia chathamica Chatham island Astelia

Most distinct of the Astelia, very broad silver foliage.

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Dianella latissima Waima Range, Northland.

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

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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.

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Rhopalostylis 'Chathams' Chatham Island Nikau

The Chatham Island palm has broader fronds and is much more robust than the mainland nikau. Also will tolerate more exposed conditions.

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Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesemanii Kermadec nikau

The Kermadec nikau has longer fronds, larger flower heads and darker seeds than the mainland nikau.

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Rhopalostylis sapida Great Barrier Island

The Great Barrier Island nikau forms a more robust palm than the mainland nikau, tolerating more exposed conditions.

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Xeronema callistemon Poor Knights lily

Confined to Poor Knights and Hen and Chicken island. Flax-like leaves and stunning red bottlebrush-like flowers through spring. Ideal for containers as it like to be rootbound.