Plants listed below are currently in stock and available by mail order to New Zealand customers only.
This page updated 29th DECEMBER 2016
NEW CATALOGUE ENTRIES are indicated by •
We apologise for the delay in adding new varieties to this page. 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.
ACIPHYLLA pinnatifida $9.00
A handsome low Speargrass with striking golden midribs to the spiky pinnate foliage. Male and female flowers on separate plants, plants available have not flowered yet. Moist free-draining soils. Spreads by stolons.
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.
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.
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.
CLEMATIS Hokonui $10.00
Prostrate habit. Lacy olive green foliage with a lovely show of large white flowers in early summer. Very ornamental satiny green seedheads. Numbers limited
• 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 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.
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.
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 enysii $8.00
Creeping carpets of bright green glossy foliage and short-stemmed shiny bright yellow Buttercups. A worthwhile addition to the native garden. Sun and free-draining soil.
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.
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