Garden Designer Visit: A Study in Green by Franchesca Watson

Garden Designer Visit: A Study in Green by Franchesca Watson

Libertia peregrinans, New Zealand Iris, New Zealand native

Llibertia peregrinans: A rhizome spreading plant that is now quite rare in the wild. It grows in open, poorly draining ground under scrub or on coastal dunes and cliffs.

carex_comans "frosted_curls" - (Longwood tussock, maurea) New Zealand native. A popular cultivar grass with pale green leaves distinctly curling at the tips. Similar use and tolerances to the other comans grasses.

Carex Frosted Curls very slender silver grey green leaves with green flower spikelets during summer.

Anemanthele lessoniana - Monotypic species endemic to New Zealand, commonly grown as a ornamental grass throughout the world. Often know by the following botanical synonyms - Stipa arundinacea and Oryzopsis rigida. Common names include: New Zealand pheasant's tail grass, bamboo grass, wind grass, gossamer grass, hunangamoho (Maori).

Stipa arundinacea 'Pheasant Tails' (wind grass) foliage starts green, changing to orange, tall no flowers zone grow as an annual wonderful container plant

Carex comans, green form - (Longwood tussock, maurea) New Zealand native low-growing sedge grass with drooping creeping leaves. Grows to 0.4m tall and is tolerant of most conditions. Excellent planted in groups for edging or groundcover.

Carex comans, green form - (Longwood tussock, maurea) New Zealand native low-growing sedge grass with drooping creeping leaves. Grows to tall and is tolerant of most conditions. Excellent planted in groups for edging or groundcover.

Chinonochloa Flavicans, miniture toi toi, New Zealand native

Chinonochloa Flavicans, miniture toi toi, New Zealand native

Cordyline karo kiri - Cordyline ‘Karo Kiri’ is a dwarf, non-flowering cabbage tree. It was first discovered in 1983 by a Christchurch nurseryman who propagated the plant for sale. The tree has short, rigid leaves and seldom grows more than 1.5 metres high. It is a hardy plant and grows equally well in a large pot indoors or in the ground.

Cordyline karo kiri - Cordyline ‘Karo Kiri’ is a dwarf, non-flowering cabbage tree. It was first discovered in 1983 by a Christchurch nurseryman who propagated the plant for sale. The tree has short, rigid leaves and seldom grows more than 1.5 metres high. It is a hardy plant and grows equally well in a large pot indoors or in the ground.


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