Hokonui Alpines
Plant Catalogue

Plants listed below are currently in stock and available by mail order to New Zealand customers only.
This page updated 25th MAY 2017





New Zealand Alpines and Rock Garden Plants

NEW CATALOGUE ENTRIES are indicated by
At present most varieties are in short supply but we have propagated a wide selection of species and these will be added as soon as they are ready.
All stock has been nursery propagated and cultivated.

CARMICHAELIA astonii $8.00
A compact species with wide stems of olive green and a good display of white pea-flowers veined wine-red to purple. Sun. Free-draining soil with a dusting of lime forked in.

CARMICHAELIA enysii hybrid $8.00
This distinctive little plant appeared amongst seedlings from our stock plants. Low-growing, open branching golden olive green stems and lots of wee plum purple pea flowers. Easy.

• CARMICHAELIA monroi $8.00
Rusty brown leafless stems on a low shrublet with lavender pea-flowers veined with violet. Sun.

CELMISIA angustifolia $8.00
This attractive species forms a low compact mound of grey green foliage with solitary white daisies on slender stems in early summer.

CELMISIA bellidioides $8.00
A dark green glossy cushion or mat. Many short-stemmed white daisies in summer. Flowers well here with morning sun and moist gritty soil. H7cm x W40cm.

CELMISIA brevifolia Hybrid $8.00
Small rosettes of stubby leaves forming a neat tuft/cushion with narrow-petalled white daisies. This is a very attractive clone selected for its free-flowering habit and beautiful silver foliage. Prefers a sunny aspect with cool well-drained fertile soil.

GAULTHERIA parvula $8.00
A little carpeting shrubby species with tiny bronze green leaves, white flowers and pale pink fruits in late autumn.

HEBE buchananii Sir George Fenwick $8.00
A broad dome of tiny olive green leaves with a sprinkling of cream flowers in summer. Very compact. Sun. H25cm x W60cm.

HEBE cupressoides nana $8.00
An attractive broad mound of pale creamy green juvenile new growth over mid green foliage looking for all the world like a nicely clipped little conifer. White flowers. Very aromatic. Sun. Larger rock gardens, borders, banks.

HEBE haastii macrocalyx $8.00
An attractive high alpine species from Canterbury. Prostrate stems of round bright green leaves and large clusters of pure white flowers in summer. Sun. Cool fertile well-drained soil with ample moisture in midsummer. H15cm x W40cm.

HEBE 'pimelioides glaucocaerulea' $8.00
This dwarf species has small greyish blue leaves, flushed pink in colder weather, and lavender blue flowers in summer. Sun.

HEBE subsimilis astonii $8.00
Here is a little hummock-forming species with attractive juvenile foliage eventually maturing to much divided short branches of olive green. Flowers rarely.

HECTORELLA caespitosa $8.00
This forms a low tight dome/mound with each tightly packed rosette ringed with stemless cream flowers in summer. A fine wee plant for a sunny well-drained position, adequate moisture in summer. Ideal for a trough garden.

HELICHRYSUM intermedium tumidum $8.00
A spreading shrublet of upright stems densely packed with tiny leaves with furry margins. Flowers wee cream buttons.

HELICHRYSUM County Park Silver $8.00
This is an attractive selection for the sunny rock garden or large trough. Medusa-like threads of silvery white in a compactly woven mat look crisp and fresh throughout the year. Well-drained soil.

HELIOHEBE Hagley Park $8.00
This is definitely one of our nicest little shrubs, with leaves finely edged with red and spikes of lilac pink buds opening to mauve flowers in early summer. Very free-flowering and thrives on an annual trim. Sun. H30cm x W45cm.

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 and it thrives here in a bed of pure sand, no humus. Just a few plants ready at present.

LUZULA crenulata $8.00
This crispy green grassy bun is quite a feature in one of our troughs and gets lots of attention. Tinted copper in winter. Sun. Moist gritty soil. H5cm x W25cm.

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 Purple Mat $8.00
This is a self-sown seedling from our Myosotis Hokonui and forms a neat mat of dull green foliage and the deep purple buds open to almost stemless pink to purple flowers over a prolonged period. A worthwhile addition to your collection! Sun. Free-draining soils but not dry.

MYRSINE nummularia $8.00
Large purple fleshy berries are a great attraction on this low spreading bush and make a good combination with the browny olive green leaves. Part sun or very light shade.

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.

RAOULIA hectori $8.00
Tight cushions of crispy creamy tiny rosettes.

RAOULIA hectori 'mollis' $8.00
As for the type but finer in the rosettes.

RAOULIA hookeri Makara Form $8.00
This is an excellent variety for an open sunny position. Silvery satin rosettes in a neat spreading carpet sprinkled in summer with little pale yellow stemless flowers.

RAOULIA monroi $8.00
This is a most unusual little carpet - the dull grey tiny leaves are uniquely arranged and well worth a closer inspection. Plenty of wee cream flowers in early summer. Sun. H3cm x W40cm.



Hokonui Alpines, Croydon Siding Road, R.D.6, Gore 9776, Southland,
New Zealand
Telephone,Fax 03 208 9609.
Email us: hokpines@actrix.gen.nz