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Phormium cookianum 'Mayor Island' Mayor Island form of Mountain flax, wharaiki

Phormium cookianum is found throughout New Zealand, coastal, scrubland, tussockland and along streamsides. Drooping leaves.

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Phormium tenax 'Three Kings Island' Three Kings Island flax

Leaves are slightly broader than the local form of P.tenax and have a yellow edge.

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Phyllocladus trichomanoides Tanekaha, Celery pine.

Found from the North Cape south to northern Marlborough and Nelson districts in the South Island, in lowland forest up to 800 m above sea level.

Pimelea prostrate  Nz Daphne

Pimelea prostrata New Zealand daphne

Low growing shrub spreading about 1m. Attractive blue foliage and white flowers.

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Pimelea tomentosa

Attractive small shrub, important component of coastal cliffs and shrub land vegetation

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Pimelea traversii

Bushy shrub with erect branches and clusters of white flowers.

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Pittosporum crassifolium Karo

Very hardy coastal shrub found growing on most of the North Island's east coast. Purchase 5 or more 1 L Karo and pay $4.95 ea. Purchase 5 or more PB 3 Karo and pay $5.95 each.

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​Pittosporum eugenioides​ Tarata, lemonwood.

Popular fast growing tree frequently used for hedging or shelter and also useful as a specimen tree.

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Pittosporum fairchildii Three Kings Island pittosporum

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Pittosporum obcordatum Rare plant in the wild. Can be found both islands.

Grows into a small columnar tree of about 4m high with interlacing branches.

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Pittosporum roimata (cornifolium) Found throughout North Island and much of the South Island

An epiphyte often found growing on large trees. Attractive yellow flowers.

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Pittosporum tenuifoilum Kohukohu

Very adaptable, fast growing plant found throughout New Zealand.

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Poa cita Silver tussock

A common plant of scrub and grassland in coastal to alpine areas throughout New Zealand. A graceful weeping tussock grass.

Podocarpus totara  Totara  Lowland Totara-016

Podocarpus totara One of our mightiest forest trees. Totara has also been an important timber tree.

Totara is suitable as a specimen tree or hedging. Very adaptable to many different situations.

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Pomaderris edgerleyi Pomaderris prunifolia var. edgerleyi. Distribution North Island only from Te Paki south to about Dargaville

Low-growing shrub to 1m tall with rusty fuzzy twigs bearing small wrinkled leathery oval leaves with small teeth along the edge and clusters of yellowish flowers inhabiting Northland.

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Pouteria costata or Planchonella Tawapou

Attractive tree growing 4-5m high producing large berries enjoyed by wood pigeon. Ideal for coastal sites.

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Pseudopanax 'Cyril Watson' Hybrid Pseudopanax

Attractive large thick leaves with rounded edges.

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Pseudopanax crassifolius Lancewood, horoeka

Found throughout the country, with a very distinctive juvenile form prodivding a dramatic feature.

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Pseudopanax discolour 'Rangateia'

Bronze foliage cultivar growing 2-3m high.

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Pseudopanax ferox Toothed lancewood

Found throughout New Zealand, very similar to P.crassifolius although a lot slower growing. Juvenile stage has strongly toothed leaf margins.