Plants listed below are currently in stock and available by mail order to New Zealand customers only.
Updated 20th MAY 2013
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All stock has been nursery propagated and cultivated.
ACIPHYLLA pinnatifida $12.50
A handsome low Speargrass with striking golden midribs to the spiky pinnate foliage. Male and female flowers on separate plants. Moist free-draining soils. Spreads by stolons.
BRACHYCOME sinclairii sinclairii $7.50
A little greyish green mat with green-eyed white daisies in early summer. Sun. Well-drained soil. H10cm.
BULBINELLA angustifolia $7.50
Strappy copper-coloured leaves joined by spikes of starry golden yellow flowers. Part sun or cooler aspects. Winter dormant.
CARMICHAELIA enysii $7.50
(C.nana) Almost grass-like stems tightly packed into an olive green hummock. Little purple pea flowers veined with violet. Sun. Gritty soil. H10cm x W15cm.
CELMISIA argentea $8.00
A very slow growing miniature version of C.sessiliflora, forming cushions of tightly packed creamy grey needles. Stemless white daisies.
CELMISIA bellidioides $7.50
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. 1.5litre pots
CHIONOHEBE densifolia $7.50
A low mound of olive green leaves. Large white stemless flowers, often flushed purple on the reverse, in summer. Sun. Gritty humus-rich soil. H8cm x W16cm.
CLEMATIS Hokonui $9.00
Prostrate habit. Lacy olive green foliage with a lovely show of large white flowers in early summer. Very ornamental satiny green seedheads. Numbers limited
CORALLOSPARTIUM crassicaule $7.50
Coral Broom. A stiff upright leafless shrub up to 2m high. The stems are a dull browny green with alternating notches every 1-2cm and striking longitudinal greyish white ribs. Up to 20 cream pea-flowers are tightly clustered at the notches. Sun. Young plants.
HEBE buchananii Sir George Fenwick $7.50
A broad dome of tiny olive green leaves with a sprinkling of cream flowers in summer. Very compact. Sun. H25cm x W60cm.
HEBE epacridea $7.50
A low alpine shrub with small leaves tightly packed in four rows up the stems. Terminal heads of white flowers. A worthwhile addition to the rock garden. H20cm x W60cm. Young plants.
HEBE haastii macrocalyx $7.50
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. Raised from open-pollinated seed.
HECTORELLA caespitosa $7.50
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. 1yr old plants.
HELICHRYSUM County Park Silver $7.50
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.
HELICHRYSUM intermedium tumidum $7.50
A spreading shrublet of upright stems densely packed with tiny leaves with furry margins. Flowers bright yellow wee buttons.
HELIOHEBE Hagley Park $7.50
This is definately 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.
• KELLERIA dieffenbachii $7.50
A soft sage green mossy carpeter. Small white flowers at the branch tips. Sun. H5cm and W15cm.
LUZULA crenulata $7.50
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 $7.50
Carpets of mottled green leaves with stemless white flowers, marked gold and purple in the throat. Moist gritty fertile soil.
OREOBOLUS pectinatus $7.50
This is a great little plant typically found in wet boggy places on the Old Man Range. Olive green leaves arranged in small fans and tightly packed to form hard cushions. Sun. Gritty soil. Rock garden, trough.
RANUNCULUS lyallii $7.50
The well-known Mount Cook Buttercup. Large shiny round leaves and strong branching stems carrying pure white bowls in early summer. Cool fertile very well-drained soil. Roots in the cool, foliage in the sun. H60cm+
Hokonui Alpines, Croydon Siding Road, R.D.6, Gore 9776, Southland,
Telephone,Fax 03 208 9609.
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