Hebe divaricata Distribution is South Island mainly through Marlborough and Nelson.

Very neat, compact form, grows 1-2m high. It produces clusters of small white flowers.

Hebe franciscana 'Blue Gem' Hebe Cultivar

Attractive shrub growing approx.1m in height producing masses of blue flowers.

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Hebe macrocarpa var. latispela Originally from Great Barrier Island

Typically erect habit, lovely long, deep violet-blue flower spikes. Very hardy throughout NZ.

Hebe obtusata Occurs in coastal scrub from Manukau Heads to Muriwai.

Prostrate or semi-prostrate shrub with light mauve flower spikes. Ideal for sprawling down banks.

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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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Hebe pubescens subsp. sejuncta Endemic to the Mokohinau group, Little Barrier and great Barrier Islands.

Distinct obovate leaves, very spreading shrub with light mauve flowers.

Hebe speciosa Caves, Hokianga

Large, bold foliage with beetroot magenta flowers

Hebe speciosa 'Mauve' Hebe Cultivar

Large leaf hebe with long blue/mauve flower spikes

Hebe townsonii North Taranaki and also in the South Island.

Very erect habit, white flowers through spring.

Hebe traversii Grows along streamsides and banks, South Island.

Grows approx 2m high. Produces white flowers.

Leptospermum 'Blossum' Cultivar

Grows 2 metres high, produces large double pink flowers through winter and spring much loved by bees. Best in full sun and trimmed annually to maintain bushy growth.

Leptospermum 'Pink Cascade' Cultivar

Produces masses of pink flowers in early autumn and spring. Grows very vigorously in a semi-prostrate form spreading approx.1.5 m in width and reaches a height of 1m.

Leptospermum 'Red Ensign' Cultivar

This delightful cultivar produces masses of scarlet flowers in spring/early summer. Tolerates dry or a well-drained soil type, prefers full sun and some wind. Can be trimmed.

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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.

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.

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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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Muehlenbeckia astonii Found coastal areas of the South Island.

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