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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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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 medullaris 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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Elingamita johnsonii Three Kings Island

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

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Entela arborescens Whau

Small tree found from Three Kings Islands to Bay of Plenty. Extremely light wood.

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Fuchsia procumbens Found coastal areas North Cape to Coromandel.

Attractive groundcover with with distinctive yellow/red flowers followed by amazing large red/orange berries.

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Geniostoma ligustrifolium Hangehange

Common, fast growing native shrub with glossy green foliage.

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Griselinia littoralis Broadleaf.

Found throughout NZ. Commonly used for hedging.

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Hebe diosmifolia Northland Hebe from Cape Reinga to Waimauku.

Easily recognised by its very small leaves. Grows 70cm-1m high, produces masses of white flowers through winter. Purchase 5 of any hebe and pay $7.95 each

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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. Purchase 5 or more of any hebe and pay $7.95 each

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Hoheria populnea Lacebark, houhere.

Graceful tree, foliage has attractive purplish undersides.

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Knightia excelsa Rewarewa, New Zealand honeysuckle.

Found throughout North Island and Marlborough Sounds. Attractive bottle-bush like rusty red flowers.