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COPROSMA Roy's Red
A bushy, compact coprosma with tiny bronze red leaves, which become more intensely coloured during autumn and winter. Very effective against a boulder or rock wall, as a small, neat clipped hedge or for mass planting. Hardy, tolerant of poor, dry, windy conditions, sun or part shade. Needs well drained soils.
Evergreen - 80cm x 80cm

COROKIA X VIRGATA Emerald 'n' Jade
A very hardy shrub for almost any well drained situation, including coastal, dry and windy, full sun or part shade. Forms an upright, multi branched shrub with fine green leaves and greyish stems. Masses of tiny yellow summer flowers are followed by small yellow autumn berries, loved by birds. Excellent as a low clipped hedge or small screen, and quite happy under big trees.
Evergreen - 2m x 1.2m

COROKIA X VIRGATA Frosted Chocolate
A very hardy shrub for full sun or partial shade. Will grow under big trees and on the coast. Tiny yellow flowers are followed by red berries. Chocolate-brown leaves intensify in colour in cooler months. Excellent as a low clipped hedge or small screen.
Evergreen - 2m x 1.2m

DIANELLA intermedia (syn. Dianella nigra) - Turutu, NZ Blueberry
Flax-like and small, this NZ native features star shaped flowers followed in autumn by indigo berries which birds enjoy. Perfect for adding colour and interest to shady spots in the garden or for shaded areas in revegetation plantings. Hardy to frost, it will thrive in filtered shade in average to well drained soils.
Evergreen - 50cm x 50cm

DIETES grandiflora - Large Wild Iris
This evergreen perennial has large white flowers through spring and summer and long, sword like leaves. Striking beside ponds, in mass plantings or mixed borders. Easy to grow and hardy, withstanding frost and drought. For best show of flowers, plant in full sun or light shade in well drained soils and water over summer.
Evergreen - 1.5m x 1m

DODONAEA viscosa - Ake Ake
An erect, fast-growing, densely foliaged shrub producing masses of cream ornamental inflated seed pods in summer. Very tough, tolerating salt-laden winds, drought and frost. Ideal for native revegetation, erosion control, ornamental screens, clipped hedges or group plantings. If possible, keep trimmed when young to allow root establishment to keep up with top growth.
Evergreen - 3m x 1m

DODONAEA viscosa Purpurea - Purple Ake Ake
An erect, densely foliaged bronze-purple shrub. Colour is better in full sun, and light trimming encourages colourful new growth and bushiness. Ideal for erosion control, native revegetation, screens, clipped hedges or group plantings; tolerates salt-laden winds, drought and frost. If possible, keep trimmed when young so top growth doesn't get ahead of root establishment.
Evergreen - 3m x 1m

ELEGIA capensis
A fast growing South African plant which thrives in damp places; excellent around ponds and on stream sides. Grows to about 2m. Very attractive mass planted, forming clumps of thick green stems, which wave in the wind. Graceful reed-like foliage is topped by brown plumes in spring and summer. New stems grow from underground rhizomes.
Evergreen - 2m tall x 3m wide

ESCALLONIA
Attractive, fast-growing shrub with arching branches and dense, deep-green foliage to ground level, with reddish new growth. Masses of pink flowers appear late spring to autumn. Useful border shrub, screen or small clipped hedge. Tough, growing in most soil conditions except wet, in sun and part shade; wind and salt spray tolerant.
Evergreen - 2m x 2m

FEIJOA Mammoth
Forms a tough, wind-hardy clipped hedge or screen, and also produces delicious fruit early winter*. Varieties stocked are cutting grown to produce large fruit; fruiting guaranteed, but planting more than one variety will ensure cross-pollination and heavier crops. Apply nitrogen-rich fertiliser spring & autumn to aid fruiting. Drought and coast tolerant once established; needs free-draining soil. Hedge spacing: 1m. *Mammoth fruits mid-season.
Evergreen - 3m x 2m

FEIJOA Marian
Forms a tough, wind-hardy clipped hedge or screen, and also produces delicious fruit early winter.* Varieties stocked are cutting grown to produce large fruit; fruiting guaranteed, but planting more than one variety will ensure cross-pollination and heavier crops. Apply nitrogen-rich fertiliser spring & autumn to aid fruiting. Drought and coast tolerant once established; needs free-draining soil. Hedge spacing: 1m. *Marian fruits mid-season.
Evergreen - 3m x 2m

FEIJOA Triumph
Forms a tough, wind-hardy clipped hedge or screen, and also produces delicious fruit early winter*. Varieties stocked are cutting grown to produce large fruit; fruiting guaranteed, but planting more than one variety will ensure cross-pollination and heavier crops. Apply nitrogen-rich fertiliser spring & autumn to aid fruiting. Drought and coast tolerant once established; needs free-draining soil. Hedge spacing: 1m. * Triumph fruits later in season.
Evergreen - 3m x 2m

GAZANIA Daybreak Pink
Pink, daisy like flowers proliferate on this dwarf perennial which is perfect for banks, rockeries and low borders. Great for mass plantings, providing a spectacular show. Grows well in full sunlight and dry situations and will bind sandy soils. Withstands light frosts.
Evergreen - 15cm x 50cm

GREVILLEA evansiana Ned Kelly
A striking shrub, attractive to birds, with large orange to red flowers appearing almost year round. Provides great colour when used in mass plantings on banks or in borders. Will grow in dry areas and withstand mild frosts.
Evergreen - 1.5m x 2m

GRISELINIA littoralis - Broadleaf, Kapuka
Tough but very good-looking evergreen native for shelter; makes an elegant trimmed hedge. Contrasts well with variegated pittosporums in mixed plantings. Tolerates strong winds/coastal conditions and also grows inland, withstanding heavy frost. Grows in any soil and responds to feeding with faster growth and lush appearance. Avoid wet sites.
Evergreen - 3m x 2m

GRISELINIA lucida - Puka, Akapuka
A very tough, wind-hardy native plant whose natural habitat is rocky coastal sites (in nature, it often starts life as an epiphyte). Similar to Kapuka, but with bigger leaves, excellent for screens, shelter or mixed plantings
Evergreen - 2m x 1m

HEBE Mary Antoinette
Attractive spreading shrub producing dainty flowers spring to late autumn, opening cerise and shading through pink to white. Great mass planted or used as a small, clipped hedge. Easy to grow, thriving in any reasonable conditions, in full sun or semi shade, but avoid wet sites. Cut back by one third after flowering, to keep bush compact and bring on more flowers. Feed with a general fertiliser at the time of cutting back.
Evergreen - 50cm x 75cm

HEBE Oratia Beauty
A compact hebe with deep green leaves and summer flowers starting as pink buds, fading to white as the flower opens. Great mass planted or used as a small, clipped hedge. Easy to grow, thriving in any reasonable conditions, in full sun or semi shade, but avoid wet sites. Feed with general fertiliser and cut back after flowering to keep compact.
Evergreen - 75cm x 75cm

HEBE stricta - Koromiko
A larger hebe with long, narrow leaves and large white (occasionally bluish tinted) flowers in erect 7-15cm spikes in summer. Fast growing and tough, often used in revegetation projects. Thrives in most conditions, in sun or semi-shade, but avoid wet sites. If used in a garden situation, trim back by a third after flowering and feed with a general fertiliser.
Evergreen - 1.5m x 1m

HEBE Wiri Mist
A compact, spreading shrub, which becomes a mass of dainty white flowers late spring. Very disease resistant. Great mass planted or used as a small, clipped hedge. Easy to grow, thriving in any reasonable conditions, in full sun or semi shade, but avoid wet sites. Cut back by one third after flowering, to keep bush compact and bring on more flowers. Feed with a general fertiliser at the time of cutting back.
Evergreen - 50cm x 80cm

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