Mikoikoi - NZ native iris 2
Interestingly, this little iris (libertia grandiflora) is grown not for its small dainty flowers but for its leaves and seedheads. The long lasting yellow seedheads add a bit of colour to a winter garden and the leaves themselves can also be striking. While these are green, as it was growing in shade, in the sun the leaves turn a golden orange.
Pratia angulata (panakenake, babies tears) - Kauri Park
Pratia angulata, commonly known as panakenake, is a creeping mat-forming plant found throughout New Zealand in damp areas from sea level to 1300m. It has small rounded leaves and flowers for a long period from spring. The small flowers are white with dainty flaring petals and are followed by reddish purple berries. A vigorous groundcover for a […]
An interesting groundcover with dense heart-shaped leaves that are tinted reddish-purple in spring. Cup-shaped white flowers in small pendant clusters are borne in spring. Thrives in shade and extremely tolerant of dry conditions once established. Ideal under trees. Hardy. Winter dormant.
A decorative NZ native fern that has a beautiful low growing habit, in the shape of a many-pointed star. Needs sheltered cooler situation with filtered light. Provide plenty of moisture to establish itself. Ideal in a massed planting in a shady spot or under trees. Evergreen. Hardy.
Hummingbird Nest Ranch Wedding - Rustic Wedding Chic
This dreamy Hummingbird Nest Ranch wedding is gonna make you swoon! It was traditional with some rustic touches that created an inviting, romantic atmosphere that made everyone there smile. They wanted their Hummingbird Nest Ranch wedding to be the culmination of their wedding planning and a place for their friends and family to celebrate this joyous occasion! Thanks to Figlewicz Photography for sharing this wedding with us today. Sources – Photographer: Figlewicz Photography//Reception…
An exotic, adaptable, easy to grow fern producing fronds in a spectacular silvery flush. Prefers a shady, moist situation. Add compost and mulch soil to keep roots cool. Water well to establish. Hardy. Evergreen.
Blechnum Novae Zelandiae
Blechnum novae-zelandiae is an endemic fern of New Zealand. It belongs to the family of hard ferns, the second largest of New Zealand’s fern families. It is a common fern found throughout New Zealand. It has long cascading fronds (up to 2m long and 50cm wide) are a bright pink colour when new, and turn light green and then darker green as they mature. The new fronds has red tones in the sun. Blechnum novae-zelandiae has fertile and sterile fronds of different form on the same plant. Please…