Stunning dwarf form of the River Wattle. Fine soft light green foliage complimented by pale yellow flowers in Spring. Can be grown with effect as a shrub in borders rockeries or as a container specimen with regular feeding. Sun or part shade. Most soil types. Grows to 1m tall, spreads to 2m.
A stand out shrub with a rounded shape and dense, fine, bright green foliage. Itís striking as a contrast among bold foliage plants, even more so when grown as a container plant. The shape and the lushness of the foliage make you want to stop and stroke it, which means itís a fun plant to place in a pot beside decks or outdoor seating areas.
Often sought after, but sometimes difficult to obtain, this is a magnificent specimen plant. One is reputed to be the most photographed plant in Auckland's Regional Botanical Gardens! A tree-like species from South Africa, it can grow to 15 metres in ideal conditions with a 2 metre trunk - in cooler NZ though, such vigorous growth is highly unlikely. Rich green, sword-shaped leaves, with rose-tipped green flowers in winter.
A unique and striking multi-branched shrub or small tree from South Africa's southwestern Cape where it's known as the fan aloe - a reference to the unique layout of its strap-like leaves. As the bush matures, racemes of tubular scarlet flowers are a spectacular sight in late-winter and spring.
This fascinating succulent's been in high demand for many years, but until now only a few connoisseurs have been satisfied. Its spiraling leaf pattern bedazzles all who see it. It can spiral either clockwise or anticlockwise and long-established plants flower in spring or summer, though not always reliably so.
Stunning moroccan-red flowers are are just one of the outstanding features of this ground cover daisy. Flowering from late winter until late autumn with spot flowering over winter in warmer areas. Rapidly grows forming a mounded clump. Likes full sun and good drainage. Grows 50cm x 75cm.
Large showy tallow-wood honey & yellow flowers are produced from late winter until late autumn with spot flowering over winter in warmer areas. Loves sunny well-drained spot in the garden. Rapidly grows to form a mounded clump. Its the perfect ground cover. Grows 50cm x 75cm.
Known widely as the Reinga Lily, this selection heralds from the cliffs above Matapouri Bay in Northland and features robust, broad leaves with a hint of blue. Summer brings forth a magnificent display of creamy white flowers on long stalks.
Wonderful structural plant for gardens in coastal and warmer parts of New Zealand - attractive, narrow silver foliage. It'll grow to form a tight, compact and tidy clump that needs little care, though will benefit from protection from harsh winds. A great choice for coastal and seaside gardens, coastal cliffs being its natural habitat.
New Zealand gardens have undergone a transformation in recent years, the use of strong structural forms having become very popular. Right at the forefront of this is a once-endangered New Zealand (Chatham Islands) native. A very dramatic landscape plant that's become a standard setter.