Hokonui Alpines
Plant Catalogue

Plants listed below are currently in stock and available by mail order to New Zealand customers only.
This page updated 13th NOVEMBER 2017


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GROWING NEW ZEALAND ALPINES

	
   

           

New Zealand Alpines and Rock Garden Plants


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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.


BRACHYCOME sinclairii sinclairii $8.00
A little greyish green mat with green-eyed white daisies in early summer. Sun. Well-drained soil. H10cm.

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 corrugata $8.00
A very low-growing wee Pygmy Broom sprinkled with little purple flowers in early summer. A cutie for a trough garden or sand bed. Sun. Gritty soil.

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.

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

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

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.

KELLERIA dieffenbachii $8.00
A soft sage green mossy carpeter. Small white flowers at the branch tips. Sun. H5cm and W15cm.

Leucogenes grandicepsLEUCOGENES 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.


LOBELIA linnaeoides $8.00
This makes a flat green mat flushed with purple and produces many delicate little white Lobelia flowers which are flushed with pink on the outside. H8cm x W30cm+. Give it part shade and moist soil.

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

Myosotis traversiiMYOSOTIS traversii $8.00
Deep butter yellow flowers over a low bump of hairy dull olive green foliage. Will put on a better photo when we get one. Sun. Free-draining soils but not dry.


NERTERA balfouriana $8.00
Tiny little leaves in a groundhugging mat, loads of shiny orange red berries in summer. Moist to saturated soils, wet grassy areas. Sun. In very short supply this season.

RAOULIA grandiflora $8.00
Very tight mats of sharply pointed metallic silver leaves with stemless white daisies in early summer. A sandy gritty soil with plenty of moisture in spring. Perfect for a trough garden dedicated to New Zealand alpines.

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

Raoulia x loganiiRAOULIA x loganii $8.00
A very special woolly white cushion for the rock garden or in a trough. For gardeners wishing to try growing Vegetable Sheep this serves as an easier and affordable introduction. Sun. Gritty soil. H7cm x W20cm.


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.


GROWING NEW ZEALAND ALPINES

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