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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.

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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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Leptospermum scoparium Manuka, tea tree

Extremely common found throughout NZ. Prolific white flowers produced for many months from spring much loved by bees.

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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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Libertia ixoides Found Throughout New Zealand.

Similar to L. grandiflora with bright yellow seed pods.

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Libertia peregrinans Creeping iris

Looks effective when mass planted in any garden. The clumping form that the plant makes looks great as an understory of trees and tall shrubs.

Libertyia peregrinans Native iris

Found in localised areas o Northland in sandy soils. Creeping habit plant with attractive orange foliage.

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libocedrus plumosa Kawaka

Libocedrus plumosa is a species of conifer endemic to New Zealand. It is an excellent specimen plant preferring the warmer regions of the north island.

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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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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.

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Macropiper melchior Three Kings Island Kawakawa. Recently renamed as Piper melchoir.

Very strong thick leaves with exaggerated leaf veining.

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Melicope ternata Wharangi

Found coastal areas, small tree with highly fragrant flowers.

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Melicytus ramiflorus Whiteywood, mahoe

One of our most common trees found in scrub throughout NZ. Distinctive grey/white bark.

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Meryta sinclairii Puka, pukanui

Confined to Three Kings and Hen & Chickens Island. Dramatic large glossy tropical leaves are a stunning feature.

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Metrosideros bartlettii Cape Reinga

White flowering large tree of up to 8m in height.

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

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Metrosideros excelsa Pohutukawa, New Zealand Christmas tree.

A tree of coastal areas, flowers of different shades of reds smoother the tree through early summer.

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Metrosideros excelsa 'Vibrance' Selected form with brilliant red flowers

Bright scarlet flowers with iridescent orange glow.