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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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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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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.

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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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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.