Plants listed below are currently in stock and available by mail order to New Zealand customers only.
This page updated 26th SEPTEMBER 2016
NEW CATALOGUE ENTRIES are indicated by •
We apologise for the delay in adding new varieties to this page. Recent orders have taken most of the available plants so current listings are in short supply.
All stock has been nursery propagated and cultivated.
• ANISTOME latifolia $9.00
This is from the Subantarctic Islands and features bold mounds of divided foliage and majestic stems carrying umbels in white to pale lilac mauve. A cool position with moist gritty soil with loads of extra humus/compost. Can reach 2m in flower.
• HEBE youngii $8.00
A prostrate variety giving a welcome sparkle of colour with purple flowers, small mid-green leaves on black stems.
• HELIOHEBE hulkeana $8.00
This is the true species. Previous offerings, we have been advised, are actually H.fairfieldensis. Glossy foliage on a strong bush with spikes of lilac flowers in early summer. In short supply.
• HERPOLIRION novae zelandiae $8.00
This tiny member of the Lily family inhabits wet peaty herbfields and can be found locally in sphagnum bogs. Short fans of glaucous foliage and almost stemless pale blue stars in spring. Sun/part sun. Prefers cool soil but tolerates intermittently drier conditions. H5cm x W20cm.
• LEUCOGENES grandiceps $9.00
The attractive furry-foliaged form of the South Island Edelweiss from our local mountains. Downy silvery grey round flowerheads in early summer. Sun. A cool gritty root run such as a rocky crevice is ideal. Winter glass cover is an advantage. Just a few plants ready at present.
MAZUS radicans $8.00
Carpets of mottled green leaves with stemless white flowers, marked gold and purple in the throat. Moist gritty fertile soil.
MYOSOTIS rakiura $8.00
An easily-grown native Forget-Me-Not found on the southern coast of the South Island. Foliage somewhat like M.capitata, and branching stems carrying white flowers clustered into a round head. Moist peaty soil, out of direct sun.
NERTERA depressa $8.00
This lush little bright green mat has tiny nondescript flowers which are followed by abundant glossy orange fruits clustered amongst the foliage. Part shade but will take some sun if not dry. Moist soil.
• RANUNCULUS multiscapus $8.00
A tuft of flat foliage and black stems carrying clear lemon yellow flowers in mid-summer. Sun, free-draining soil.
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