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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

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

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Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

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

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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.

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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.

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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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Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

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Cyathea smithii Soft tree fern

Found throughout NZ in moist soils. Distinguishes itself from other tree fern species because of its 'skirt' of dead fronds that hang from the top of the plant.

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Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Kahikatea, white pine.

Found both North and South Island in damp swampy areas.

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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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Dodonaea viscosa Akeake

Small coastal tree found from North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

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Dodonea viscosa 'Purpurea' Purple ake ake

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Elingamita johnsonii Three Kings Island

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