Coprosma robusta Karamu

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

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Coprosma virescens Kaimanawa Range

The most attractive of the divaricating coprosmas with golden foliage and stems. Very tough.

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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 buddleioides Korokio

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

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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 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.

Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

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Dacrydium cupressinum Rimu, red pine.

Our most distinctive canopy tree found throughout NZ.

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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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Dodonaea viscosa Akeake

Small coastal tree found from North Cape to Banks Peninsula.