Leptospermum Red Ensign

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.

Leptospermum "Wiri Kerry" Cultivar

Coloured tea tree. Double red flower, 80cm high

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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.

Melicytus novae-zealandiae Coastal Mahoe

Attractive coastal shrub with large leathery leaves

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura, Climbing Rata

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

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Metrosideros fulgens Found naturally from Northland to Westland.

Climber or shrub with orange/red flowers late summer to winter. Prefers good soil in cool area when young.

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Metrosideros perforata Found from Three Kings Island to Banks Peninsula.

White flowering, forms a compact shrub but will climb a wall or bank if encouraged. Ideal for containers.

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Muehlenbeckia astonii Found coastal areas of the South Island.

Interlacing stemmed shrub growing 1-2.5m, makers ideal hedge. Very hardy.

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Myoporum laetum var. decumbens Prostrate form of ngaio form the Poor Knights Islands

Can grow up to 2m high and nearly spreads as wide. Large fleshy leaves.

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Myrsine aquilonia Poor Knights Island matipou

Attractive small heart shaped leaves. Tolerates most conditions and is ideal very hedging.

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Myrsine divaricata Weeping mapou

A bushy divaricating/interlacing shrub giving excellent contrast in any garden.

Olearia angulata

Olearia albida var. angulata Tanguru. Fast growing shrub found in coastal areas of the North Island.

Grows 3-5m high. Produces abundant white daisy-like flowers. Ideal for coastal hedging.

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Olearia furfuracea Tree daisy found scrub and forest margins of North Island.

Well-branched shrub growing to about 3m high. Produces clusters of attractive daisy-like flowers. Hardy coastal plant.

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Olearia paniculata Akiraho

Found on West Coast from Raglan to Greymouth and East Cape. Shrub growing 2-4m high. Tiny fragrant flowers through autumn. Tolerates coastal conditions.

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Olearia solandri Coastal shrub found North Cape to upper parts of South Island.

Grows 3-4m high. Yellowish stems and narrow yellow leaves. Tolerates coastal conditions, ideal for quick growing hedge.

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Pachystegia insignis Marlborough rock daisy

A plant of rocky areas and cliffs from the coast to inland mountain of Marlborough. Spreading shrub 1m high. Attractive daisy flowers.

Pachystegia rufa

Pachystegia rufa Rock daisy

Similar to P. insignis but has rusty brown undersides of the leaves.

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Peperomia urivilleana Found throughout North Island and upper South Island

Coastal plant forming low clumps, fleshy stems and leaves. Attractive indoor or patio plant.