Agathis australis NZ Native Kauri
The Kauri tree is one of the largest native trees that grows in the native bush of New Zealand as well as growing in the garden. Plant and watch the forest giant grow. A real kiwi icon.
One of New Zealand’s best native trees. With its nice compact rounded form, this tree makes a great specimen tree for the smaller garden or as a lawn tree. Easy to grow and can also be trimmed into shapes. Attracts native birds.
New Zealand Cabbage tree. This native is seen almost everywhere in both islands. It is easy to grow and stands drought and windy coastal conditions.
Corokia Frosted Chocolate NZ Native
A Corokia with larger foliage that has an attractive grey brown colour which clip easily into a great small hedge. Plant in any well drained sunny garden.
Corokia Geentys Green
An NZ native that is perfect for small hedging. The lime green foliage responds well to clipping. Geentys green can also be used as a general garden plant and mixes well with rockery plants. 1.3m
New Zealand native Karaka. A very handsome growing tree with glossy green foliage. Orange fruit in late summer will attract native birds to your garden. Can be kept bushy by trimming or let to grow and make a great shade tree.
New Zealand native Rimu red pine. A native tree that provides food and shelter for many of our native birds. The juvenile growth has an attractive pyramidal shape. Prefers some shelter when younger.
Dodonaea viscosa Purpurea Purple Akeake
Bold purple foliage makes this an attractive garden plant useful as hedging or screening. The purple foliage mixes well with other plants and the colour intensifies in winter. 4x3m
Great for hedging. Glossy green foliage.
A great glossy green New Zealand native hedging plant.
Hoheria Purple Lace
A fast growing New Zealand native small tree to around 4-5m. Has wonderful purple colour on underside of leaves. Large serrated leaves and features of masses of white flowers during the late summer. Great for boundary plantings or general garden planting.
Knightea excelsa Rewa Rewa
A New Zealand native tree with slender erect habit. Tubular reddish brown flowers in late spring which are attractive to native birds. An ideal tree for smaller gardens.
Leptospermum Princess Anne NZ Native Manuka Tee Tree
A quick growing up right shrub with double white flowers during autumn and winter. Very easy to grow in most sunny gardens. Water well during summer and also can be trimmed to keep in shape.
Metrosideros Lighthouse NZ Native Pohutukawa
Compact bushy growing selection with gorgeous blossoms of bright red flowers starting in November. Quite hardy and will tolerate most conditions. Evergreen.
Metrosideros Maungapiko (Maori Princess) Pohutukawa
This NZ native Pohutukawa is cross with the southern Rata which makes it hardier. Produces beautiful crimson red flowers through mid-summer. Ideal for an exposed costal situation. Requires full sun and good drainage. Evergreen. 4x2m
Metrosideros Mistral Pohutukawa
A natural hybrid discovered on Great Barrier Island. This native plant has scarlet red flowers late spring on dark green foliage. Compact and upright growing it makes an excellent plant for the smaller garden. 7x3m
Attractive growing with grey to green thick almost leathery leaves. Very hardy to coastal conditions or general garden planting. Almost makes a great hedge. 4x3m
Pittosporum eugenioides (Lemonwood)
Fast growing plant which is very wind hardy and perfect as shelter or hedging and will grown in most situations. Easy to look after and easy trimmed. 5x3m
Pittosporum eugenioides Variegata
An excellent variegated form with attractive leaves that have irregular cream margins. Good specimen tree and frost hardy. Makes a great colourful hedge. 4x2m
Pittosporum Mountain Green
Compact growing glossy deep green foliage with a reliable compact growth habit. Great for hedging or planted in a group of three. Easy to grow and trim. 2.5x2m
Pittosporum Oliver Twist
A compact form with classic silver foliage and small round leaves. A tidy plant habit which suits the smaller garden or a small hedge. Can be trimmed into shape. Full sun and plant in a well drained soild. 2x1m
Pittosporum Silver Sheen
A medium sized growing shrub with a silvery coloured foliage. Great as a landscape plant or as a hedge. Easy to grow in well drained soil and can be trimmed to keep in shape. 4x3m
Pittosporum Stephens Island
A compact growing shrub producing very dark green foliage. Best grown in a sunny aspect. Average well drained soil, water well during summer until established. Trim for size and shape if required. Ideal for hedges and screens. 2m
Pittosporum Wrinke Blue
A very popular variety which has attractive medium sized slivery blue wavy edge foliage. A tidy growing habit with good vigor and is great for screens or hedges. A hardy evergreen. 3x3m
One of the best Pittosporum varieties for specimen tree planting or as a hedge or screen. Quite hardy but best in sun and planted in well drained soil. Can be easily trimmed to keep a nice shape 4-6m.
New Zealand native Totara tree. Hardy slow growing tree with bronzy green stiff narrow leaves that have a sharp point. Does not like to be waterlogged but will withstand a drought. Excellent specimen tree or great for hedging.
Podocarpus totara Aurea Golden Totara
Slow growing pyramidal shape growing tree with soft golden yellow foliage all year round. Good as specimen tree. Plant in full sun with good drainage. Hardy. 6x4m
This selection has lancelot dark bronze green leaves and some times and orange, red or yellow mid rib and stiff upright growth habit. A superb novel hardy garden plant. 3x3m
Pseudopanax crassifolium Lancewood
Juvenile form of lancewood has a very dramatic appearance with masses of stiff leaflets hanging from central stem. Plant in threes for a dramatic effect. The plant will take on a spreading adult form after 15 years. 3x5m
Pseudopanax Cyril Watson
This popular selection has light green foliage with compact growth. Quite slow growing but forms an attractive bushy shrub. Can be grown in a large pot or in a sunny well drained garden. 2x2m
Pseudopanax ferox Toothed Lancewood
NZ native. A stunning plant with its brown to bronze coloured foliage and best planted in groups for the ultimate effect. Slower growing than some but still a great plant.
Pseudopanax lessonii Moa’s Toes
The shiny leathery leaves are a lush deep green to deep purple. Stunning planted in drifts through the garden or as a specimen plant. Striking in pots and brightly coloured containers. Low maintenance as they just need feed and water. Grows best in full sun to part shade in rich moist well drained soil.
NZ native. A bushy foliage plant with attractive bronze foliage intensifying during winter months to almost black. Responds well to pruning and looks great planted in groups. 3x2m
Sophora microphylla NZ Kowhai
New Zealand’s national flower which begins with a tangled habit gradually changing to an open lacy tree. Perfect for small gardens or that shady spot. The flowers appear in mass from early spring and will attract native birds. 5x3m
Sophora tetrapera NZ Kowhai
NZ native Kowhai. A very attractive growing tree with soft green foliage and a weeping habit. In spring and summer this tree is smothered in a vibrant display of golden yellow flowers which attract the native birds.
Vitex lucens Puriri
New Zealand native that is an excellent growing specimen tree. If there is a space in a garden and a tree is needed, the Puriri is the tree. Forms a large spreading tree with dark glossy green foliage. Pink flowers are produced for most of the year. Frost tender when young.