Muehlenbeckia axillaris  * Grows up to 4in tall and 30in wide  * Unusual semi-evergreen creeper offers an intriguing texture with a spreading mat of wiry stems, clothed in tiny rounded leaves with a glossy green finish. In later summer, translucent white fruits are quite attractive. Useful rock garden plant or small-scale groundcover  * Enjoys full sun to partial shade  * Prefers well drained soil  * Coastal tolerant and frost hardy

Full size picture of Creeping Wire Vine, Maidenhair Vine, Mattress Vine 'Nana' (<i>Muehlenbeckia axillaris</i>)

Manuka Tea tree  *Grows to 5m tall to 3m wide  *This is a small tree which flowers over an extremely long season. In the wild it bears white flowers blushed with pink, covering the bush from spring through summer. Various parts of the manuka tree have been used in traditional medicine for hundreds of years treating ailments such as head colds, inflammation, and rheumatic joints.  * Grows easily in most well drained soils Dry hardy  *full sun to partial shade  *Frost Hardy and coastal…

Manuka Tea tree *Grows to 5m tall to 3m wide *This is a small tree which flowers over an extremely long season. In the wild it bears white flowers blushed with pink, covering the bush from spring through summer. Various parts of the manuka tree have been used in traditional medicine for hundreds of years treating ailments such as head colds, inflammation, and rheumatic joints. * Grows easily in most well drained soils Dry hardy *full sun to partial shade *Frost Hardy and coastal…

Horokaka, Native ice plant, New Zealand ice plant It grows on Three Kings, North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. It is a coastal plant and is rarely found inland. Its usual habitat is coastal cliff faces and rocks, salt meadows, estuaries and sometime behind sandy beaches. It also grows in petrel scrub on offshore. Produces white to deep pink >6cm flowers, all year From Terrain.net.nz

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Phormium Emerald Gem Short spiky sword shaped leaves of a striking emerald green make this dwarf flax a bold structural statement in the garden. Short flower spikes attract birds. Easy care. Fertilise in Spring. 80cm x 80cm.

Phormium Emerald Gem Short spiky sword shaped leaves of a striking emerald green make this dwarf flax a bold structural statement in the garden. Fertilise in Spring.

Festuca Actae (blue tussock)  * Grows to 350mm tall by 450mm wide  * Tough, versatile and well worth growing, ideal for landscaping and rock gardens  * Prefers free draining soil  * Enjoys full sun  * Perennial  * Frost hardy and coastal tolerant

Festuca Actae (blue tussock) * Grows to tall by wide * Tough, versatile and well worth growing, ideal for landscaping and rock gardens * Prefers free draining soil * Enjoys full sun * Perennial * Frost hardy and coastal tolerant

Carex Secta (Purei)  * Grows to height 1m by 1m wide  * Hardy Evergreen, it is a well-known species and it is a most useful plant for use in re-establishing or enhancing wetland areas. Older plants in moist to wet sites, can form a mop of foliage above a 1m trunk. It takes on a yellow-green colour in open situations with the colour being intensified in the Winter.  * Prefers damp sun but also tolerates dry soil  * Frost hardy but not coastal tolerant  * Native to New Zealand

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Astelia Banksii/Silver Needles  Understandably fast becoming one of NZ's most popular landscape plants, due to its dramatic, fine silver and green foliage and dense clumping habit. Adds interesting texture to gardens and is happy growing in either sun or shade, although is more silvery in full sun. Very tolerant of coastal and dry conditions but prefers a sharply drained site. Use slug bait. 1m x 1m.

Astelia Banksii/Silver Needles Understandably fast becoming one of NZ's most popular landscape plants, due to its dramatic, fine silver and green foliage and dense clumping habit. Adds interesting texture to gardens and is happy growing in either sun or shade, although is more silvery in full sun. Very tolerant of coastal and dry conditions but prefers a sharply drained site. Use slug bait. 1m x 1m.

Mysotodium - Chatham Island Forget me not  * Grows to 40cm tall and 40cm wide  * Dramatic large fleshy foliage on this plant creates year round interest, with its crowning glory being the heavenly blue flowers produced in Spring - a stunning sight. Quick growing in the right site.  * Enjoy rich, moist but well drained soil  * Needs a cool site hidden from the sun  * Frost tender and is coastal tolerant

Mysotodium - Chatham Island Forget me not * Grows to 40cm tall and 40cm wide * Dramatic large fleshy foliage on this plant creates year round interest, with its crowning glory being the heavenly blue flowers produced in Spring - a stunning sight. Quick growing in the right site. * Enjoy rich, moist but well drained soil * Needs a cool site hidden from the sun * Frost tender and is coastal tolerant

Festuca Coxii/Blue Grass Perfect as a border or en masse. The vibrant blue of this miniature Blue Grass will add effect to the base of pots or any garden. Mix with blue or white pebbles. Lift annually to divide and refresh colour. Suits well drained site or mound plant just above ground level. 15cm x 15cm.

Festuca Coxii/Blue Grass Perfect as a border or en masse. The vibrant blue of this miniature Blue Grass will add effect to the base of pots or any garden. Mix with blue or white pebbles. Lift annually to divide and refresh colour. Suits well drained site or mound plant just above ground level. 15cm x 15cm.

The blood red foliage of this plant forms a stunning clump of fine foliage and with the strong colour makes an excellent plant for use as contrast. Prefers full sun and sharp drainage. If the plant loses its colour, dig up tease in half, cut down in size and allow to regrow. 25cm x 30cm.

The blood red foliage of this plant forms a stunning clump of fine foliage and with the strong colour makes an excellent plant for use as contrast. Prefers full sun and sharp drainage. If the plant loses its colour, dig up tease in half, cut down in size and allow to regrow. 25cm x 30cm.

clianthus puniceus -    Size: Ht 1.5m Wd 1.5m      Sunlight: Full sun - Part shade      Climate: Semi Hardy      Foliage: Evergreen       Coastal tolerance: Tolerant      Other features: Amazing for attracting native birds to the garden.      Garden care: Plant in a moist but well drained soil, Feed once a year with 12 month food.Watch out for catapillar infestations and spray if required. Little pruning is required other than occasional form pruning.

clianthus puniceus - Size: Ht 1.5m Wd 1.5m Sunlight: Full sun - Part shade Climate: Semi Hardy Foliage: Evergreen Coastal tolerance: Tolerant Other features: Amazing for attracting native birds to the garden. Garden care: Plant in a moist but well drained soil, Feed once a year with 12 month food.Watch out for catapillar infestations and spray if required. Little pruning is required other than occasional form pruning.

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