NZ Native plants

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Pohutukawa Print on Bamboo Veneer

Native NZ Bird Art Print - Pohutukawa The Pōhutukawa is a coastal evergreen tree that produces a brilliant display of red flowers made up of a mass of stamens. Renowned for its vibrant colour and its ability to survive even perched on rocky cliffs, it has found an important place in NZ culture fo...

Ground cover

Cotula leptinella ‘Platt’s Black’ “Dollhouse Fern”

Cotula leptinella 'Platt's Black'

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

Spread a little love around with native groundcovers.

13 of the best New Zealand native ground cover plants

Spread a little love around with native groundcovers.

Pimelea prostrata (New Zealand Daphne)

Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network - Pimelea prostrata (New Zealand Daphne)

T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network

Bonsai

Indoor garden / nursery

Plants — California Home and Garden

Wellington plants for Wellington conditions. We stock the right plants for the current season with a great selection of indoor house plants and outdoor plants for any size garden.

bonsai kowhai

bonsai kowhai

Kowhai as bonsai

Native trees as bonsai

New Zealand Bonsai Association

Herbs

Hioi - or mokimoki - (mentha Cunninghamii) NZ native mint

Mentha cunninghamii

KOROMIKO (Kokomuka). Good to alleviate stomach complaints. Chew on the leaves, swallow the saliva, discard the leaf pulp. Alternatively boil 12 leaves in a cup of water and take 1 Tablespoon twice a day.

Remedies for the runs

Horopito or Pseudowintera colorata. New Zealand Native Shrub

Pepper Tree

The native New Zealand Pepper Tree is a small shrub with red blotches on its leaves. Some are green and some are more a buff or beige colour, depending on how much sun the shrub gets.

Kawakawa fact sheet from the NZ Herb Society

Kawakawa Fact Sheet - Herb Federation of New Zealand

Macropiper excelsum subsp. excelsum Download Data Sheet Family Piperaceae Description A small densely branched shrub or small tree, growing to six metres tall. The branchlets are jointed and swollen where the leaves are attached. The aromatic fleshy heart-shaped leaves have prominent veining and are a dark green to almost yellow green colour. The leaves are …

Kawakawa

Kawakawa

The leaves of the kawakawa plant have a long history of medicinal use. They are still very popular with traditional practitioners for preparing rongoā.

low light

King Fern - para

pp-ptisana

King Fern (Ptisana salicina) T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network -

Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network - King Fern (Ptisana salicina)

T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network

Blechnum discolor- The Native Plant Centre Ltd

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Blechnum discolor

Orchids

Thelymitra nervosa

Thelymitra nervosa - Spotted Sun Orchid

Description and Photos of Thelymitra nervosa - Common Name: Spotted Sun Orchid - Also known as Thelymitra decora

front yard

Beautiful Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas (58)

Beautiful Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas (58)

Renga renga and flax

New Zealand Native Plants

After a serious flirtation with rhododendrons and camellias I am back on track. 2005 is going to be the Year of the New Zealand Native. No more pulling out Pittosporum seedlings or ignoring sale-price Hebes...

Colourful natives. Bidibid with libertia

Colourful natives

New Zealand native plants are not generally considered to be very colourful. However, careful selection of species such as this sprawling, mauve bidibidi (Acaena microphylla), in conjunction with this orange, upright libertia, provides a colourful contrast beside a formal pathway.

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Pohutukawa Print on Bamboo Veneer

Native NZ Bird Art Print - Pohutukawa The Pōhutukawa is a coastal evergreen tree that produces a brilliant display of red flowers made up of a mass of stamens. Renowned for its vibrant colour and its ability to survive even perched on rocky cliffs, it has found an important place in NZ culture fo...

13 of the best New Zealand native ground cover plants | Stuff.co.nz

13 of the best New Zealand native ground cover plants

Spread a little love around with native groundcovers.

Beautiful Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas (58)

Beautiful Small Front Yard Landscaping Ideas (58)

Pachystegia insignis (Marlborough rock daisy), described and illustrated in the plant guide of my website www.sceneoutside.co.nz

Pachystegia insignis (Marlborough rock daisy), described and illustrated in the plant guide of my website www.sceneoutside.co.nz

This is my established native garden area by the Hen House.

New Zealand Native Plants

After a serious flirtation with rhododendrons and camellias I am back on track. 2005 is going to be the Year of the New Zealand Native. No more pulling out Pittosporum seedlings or ignoring sale-price Hebes...

Hometalk :: Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard

Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard

Given our current drought situation in Southern California, THIS was the best year to take out our front lawn and put in native, drought tolerant plants. My city offered us $1 per square foot of lawn that we took out and replaced with native, drought tolerant plants, so we jumped on board with that. I don't even miss that green lawn - it was full of weeds and expensive to keep it green in the summer. We landscaped it so that there is plenty of room for these plants to grow and fill i…

Cotula leptinella ‘Platt’s Black’ “Dollhouse Fern”

Cotula leptinella 'Platt's Black'

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

Libertia grandiflora/New Zealand Iris. Evergreen grassy leaves, white flowers late spring to early summer. I love this plant. Used a lot though-out Wellington city gardens

Libertia Grandiflora (gra017) - L. grandiflora is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear leaves and clusters of white flowers in late spring and early summer, followed by seed pods. A great plant for the front of...

Libertia Grandiflora (gra017) - L. grandiflora is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear leaves and clusters of white flowers in late spring and early summer, followed by seed pods. A great plant for the front of...

Spread a little love around with native groundcovers.

13 of the best New Zealand native ground cover plants

Spread a little love around with native groundcovers.

Renga renga and flax

New Zealand Native Plants

After a serious flirtation with rhododendrons and camellias I am back on track. 2005 is going to be the Year of the New Zealand Native. No more pulling out Pittosporum seedlings or ignoring sale-price Hebes...

Colourful natives. Bidibid with libertia

Colourful natives

New Zealand native plants are not generally considered to be very colourful. However, careful selection of species such as this sprawling, mauve bidibidi (Acaena microphylla), in conjunction with this orange, upright libertia, provides a colourful contrast beside a formal pathway.

Thelymitra nervosa

Thelymitra nervosa - Spotted Sun Orchid

Description and Photos of Thelymitra nervosa - Common Name: Spotted Sun Orchid - Also known as Thelymitra decora

Fuchsia excorticata (Tree Fuchsia) T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network -

Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network - Fuchsia excorticata (Tree Fuchsia)

T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network

Native Fuchsia New Zealand

Native Fuchsia New Zealand

Koromiko    Tender leaves were bruised and applied as a poultice for ulcers and veneral disease.  Wet branches were thrown on a fire with whau and karamū, to make a steam bath treatment for broken bones.

Koromiko Tender leaves were bruised and applied as a poultice for ulcers and veneral disease. Wet branches were thrown on a fire with whau and karamū, to make a steam bath treatment for broken bones.

King Fern - para

pp-ptisana