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Pittosporum crassifolium (PLUG grown)

Karo Ht 3-9m

Broadly spreading, evergreen. Shiny leaves with dense white or pale buff tomentum on the underside. Tiny dark red scented flowers, followed by green 3cm capsules. Great coastal shelter but not for cold frosty inland districts.

Picture name: 
PARPER
Species id: 
3260
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Phormium tenax

Harakeke or swamp flax Ht 2-3m

NZ evergreen. Broad erect green or bluish-green blades, erect tall flower heads in spring attract nectar feeding birds. Seed pods stand erect. Favours wet sites but adaptable. Used for shelter in exposed moist coastal sites.

Picture name: 
PHOTEN
Species id: 
3190
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.45
    $2.80
  • 40-60cm

    $6.25
    $3.90
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Phormium tenax (seedlings ex Goliath)

Harakeke or giant swamp flax Ht 3m

Native, stiffly erect evergreen. Taller than usual flax, useful for sheltering stock. Seed pods stand erect. Favours wet sites but adaptable. Used for shelter in exposed moist coastal sites.

Picture name: 
PHOTEN
Species id: 
3189
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Shelter
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.45
    $2.80
  • 40-60cm

    $6.25
    $3.90
  • 60-90cm

    $7.60
    $4.55
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Phormium tenax chathamica

Harakeke or Chatham Island flax Ht 1m

Broadly spreading, evergreen. From wild collected seed. Shorter growth than mainland swamp flax, Broad leaf blade bending near the top. Adapted to severe coastal exposure.

Picture name: 
PHOCOO
Species id: 
3188
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.45
    $2.80
  • 40-60cm

    $6.25
    $3.90
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Phormium cookianum purpureum

Harakeke or bronze flax Ht 1.5-2.5m

Broadly spreading, evergreen. Broad drooping bronze-purple blades producing a typical coastal flax form.

Picture name: 
PHOTEN
Species id: 
3187
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.45
    $2.80
  • 40-60cm

    $6.25
    $3.90
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Phormium cookianum ssp. hookeri

Wharariki or Coastal flax Ht 1.5-2m

Broadly spreading, evergreen. Broad arching green blades, with erect stalked flower heads in spring. The flowers attract birds. The seed pods are long, open twisted & pendulous. Grows on coastal cliffs and hills. Adaptable to many sites.

Picture name: 
PHOCOO
Species id: 
3183
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.45
    $2.80
  • 40-60cm

    $6.25
    $3.90
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Phormium cookianum ssp. cookianum

Wharariki or Mountain flax Ht 0.6m

Stiffly erect, evergreen leaves with a dark brown stripe on the edge. Very hardy, naturally growing in subalpine areas. Flowers attract birds and bees Suitable for small gardens and low cover on exposed sites.

Picture name: 
PHOTEN
Species id: 
3182
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Grass - Strap like leaves
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.45
    $2.80
  • 40-60cm

    $6.25
    $3.90
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Michelia yunnanensis (POT grown)

Yunnan bush michelia Ht 1-3m

Broadly spreading evergreen. Frost tolerant shrub with masses of large white flowers in spring. A recent introduction from Yunnan. Suitable for the smaller garden.

Picture name: 
CALFLO
Species id: 
3147
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Shrub
  • Evergreen
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $7.30
    $3.70
  • 20-40cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Leptospermum scoparium (PLUG grown)

Manuka Ht 3-4m

Narrowly conical when young, evergreen. White flowers in profusion from Dec. worked by bees. Tolerates exposed, wet and infertile sites. Useful nurse shrub for native revegetation projects.

Picture name: 
ACEGLD
Species id: 
3077
Group natives: 
Yes
Group trees and shrubs: 
No
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • NZ native
  • Evergreen
  • Tolerates wet sites
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attracts bees
  • Firewood
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • Container Grown
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 60-90cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 90-120cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

Laurus nobilis (POT grown)

Bay tree or bay laurel Ht 10-15m

Mediterranean. Broadly conical, evergreen. Dark green leaves aromatic when crushed, used in cooking. Forms a dense screen, clips well as a hedge. Thrives in coastal areas.

Picture name: 
PYRCAL
Species id: 
3074
Group natives: 
No
Group trees and shrubs: 
Yes
Group conifers: 
No
Categories: 
  • Small Tree
  • Evergreen
  • Resistant to salt spray
  • Tolerates exposed sites
  • Tolerates dry sites
  • Tolerates shade
  • Attractive flowers or catkins
  • Attractive to birds
  • Attractive berries fruits or cone
  • Attracts bees
  • Erosion control
  • Shelter
  • Container Grown
  • Hedging
  • Tolerates limestone soils
  • 5-20cm

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • 20-40cm

    $5.20
    $3.55
  • 40-60cm

    $6.20
    $3.80
  • 60-90cm

    $7.20
    $4.80
  • 90-120cm

    $8.20
    $6.15
  • 1.2-1.5m

    $0.00
    $0.00
  • Rootstock

    $0.00
    $0.00

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