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Hebe speciosa 'Mauve' Hebe Cultivar

Large leaf hebe with long blue/mauve flower spikes

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Hebe townsonii North Taranaki and also in the South Island.

Very erect habit, white flowers through spring.

Hebe traversii Grows along streamsides and banks, South Island.

Grows approx 2m high. Produces white flowers.

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Hoheria populnea Lacebark, houhere.

Graceful tree, foliage has attractive purplish undersides.

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Kunzea ericoides Kanuka

Found throughout NZ. Kanuka leaves are much softer to touch than the Manuka.

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Leptospermum 'Blossum' Cultivar

Grows 2 metres high, produces large double pink flowers through winter and spring much loved by bees. Best in full sun and trimmed annually to maintain bushy growth.

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Leptospermum 'Pink Cascade' Cultivar

Produces masses of pink flowers in early autumn and spring. Grows very vigorously in a semi-prostrate form spreading approx.1.5 m in width and reaches a height of 1m.

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Leptospermum 'Red Ensign' Cultivar

This delightful cultivar produces masses of scarlet flowers in spring/early summer. Tolerates dry or a well-drained soil type, prefers full sun and some wind. Can be trimmed.

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Leptospermum scoparium Manuka, tea tree

Extremely common found throughout NZ. Prolific white flowers produced for many months from spring much loved by bees.

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Libertia peregrinans Creeping iris

Looks effective when mass planted in any garden. The clumping form that the plant makes looks great as an understory of trees and tall shrubs.

Libertyia peregrinans Native iris

Found in localised areas o Northland in sandy soils. Creeping habit plant with attractive orange foliage.

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Mazus pumilio Found damp swamp areas in both North and South Island.

Vigorus spreading ground cover with attractive bluish flowers in spring and summer.

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Melicope ternata Wharangi

Found coastal areas, small tree with highly fragrant flowers.

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Melicytus ramiflorus Whiteywood, mahoe

One of our most common trees found in scrub throughout NZ. Distinctive grey/white bark.

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Metrosideros bartlettii Cape Reinga

White flowering large tree of up to 8m in height.

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

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Metrosideros excelsa Pohutukawa, New Zealand Christmas tree.

A tree of coastal areas, flowers of different shades of reds smoother the tree through early summer.

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Metrosideros excelsa 'Vibrance' Selected form with brilliant red flowers

Bright scarlet flowers with iridescent orange glow.

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Metrosideros perforata Found from Three Kings Island to Banks Peninsula.

White flowering, forms a compact shrub but will climb a wall or bank if encouraged. Ideal for containers.

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Metrosideros robusta Northern rata found throughout the North Island.

Begins life as an epiphyte in the branches of a host tree. Slow growings and can take several years before flowering.