New Zealand native plants

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A sample of plants native to Aotearoa. Plant what grows naturally in your area.

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Meet the guardian of New Zealand's rarest plants - NZ Herald

Meet the guardian of New Zealand's rarest plants - NZ Herald

Manuka & Kanuka: Identify these two species Manuka Oil, Scale Insects, Making Water, Kings Island, Small Shrubs, Water Containers, Different Plants, Native Plants

Manuka & Kanuka: Identify these two species - Kauri Park

Although Manuka (kahikatoa) and Kanuka have a superficial similarity and are collectively known as ‘tea trees’, they are genetically very distinct from each other. Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium), called ‘tea tree’ by Captain Cook, is a rather variable plant ranging from flat creeping forms and small shrubs to tall trees (up to 4m tall). Although variable, […]

Coprosma virescens | Leafland Wholesale Tree Nursery - Quality Specimen Trees Specimen Trees, Evergreen Trees, Native Plants, Hedges, Shrubs, Country Roads, Nursery, Birds, Nature

Coprosma virescens | Leafland Wholesale Tree Nursery - Quality Specimen Trees

A divaricating, large shrub with a tangle of golden-copper stems and tiny leaves. Very tough and tolerant of poor soil and dry conditions. Makes a superb, no-trim, narrow-growing hedge or screen. Evergreen tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 2.5m (W) x 1m (H) in 10 years.

Andy Ellis' tips for growing native New Zealand plants in your backyard Architecture Student, Landscape Architecture, All Blacks Shirt, Singapore Garden, Flower Show, Native Plants, New Zealand, Nativity, Backyard

Andy Ellis' tips for growing native New Zealand plants in your backyard

Before Andy Ellis was an All Black he was, in his own words, a 'pimply-faced landscape architecture student at Lincoln University'. He put his degree on hold to play professional rugby, but did gardening work on the side, and even competed in the Ellerslie International Flower Show and Singapore Garden Festival. Eleven years later, he's hung up his All Blacks shirt (and the degree is still on hold) but his passion for gardening remains as strong as ever. In this exclusive extract from his…

TIL that 3 teenagers from a small island in the pacific went missing at sea for 50 days after a drunken midnight trip to an island away in pursuit of a girl - EVMore - Electric Vehichle Islands In The Pacific, Australian Bush, Compact Living, Door Stop, For Facebook, Small Island, Build Your Own, Native Plants, What Is Like

Vine dining for the birds

The endangered native creeper Tecomanthe speciosa is a beautiful addition to any garden, provided it is given a little training.

Find the best time of year and what to look for when collecting native seeds of trees and shrubs. Trees And Shrubs, Propagation, Native Plants, Nativity, Seeds, Calendar, Good Things, Collection, Big

Calendar for seed collecting - trees

Find the best time of year and what to look for when collecting native seeds of trees and shrubs.

Local natives and weeds. How stunning are these magenta berries from the ngaio? You can see the speckled leaves too. Native Plants, Magenta, Weed, New Zealand, Nativity, Exotic, Berries, Fiction, Ebooks

Local natives and weeds

Local natives and weeds. How stunning are these magenta berries from the ngaio? You can see the speckled leaves too.

The go-to tree for establishing a new rural garden Leeward Side, Chatham Islands, Fast Growing Plants, Easy Jobs, All Plants, Garden Gifts, Native Plants, Shrubs, White Flowers

The go-to tree for establishing a new rural garden

COLUMN: The Ngaio tree is your best friend If you are establishing a new rural garden, writes Saturday Express landscaping columnist Christo Saggers.

The Native Garden plants for damop. Plants Under Trees, Kings Island, Wet Spot, Fast Growing Plants, Agapanthus, Old Trees, Tree Roots, Large Plants, Big Tree

The Native Garden

The Native Garden plants for damop. plants fpr shady- Tawapou

f ever there was a strong argument for putting plants into commercial production in order to save them, it is this rare, native tree. Along with our native climbing Tecomanthe speciosa, only one plant of each has ever been found in the wild. Genetic Variation, Small Trees, Growing Plants, Native Plants, Survival, Nature, Naturaleza, Nature Illustration, The Great Outdoors

Plant Collector – Pennantia baylisiana (they don't come any more endangered than this ONE was)

f ever there was a strong argument for putting plants into commercial production in order to save them, it is this rare, native tree. Along with our native climbing Tecomanthe speciosa, only one pl…

Hedge your bets Hedges Landscaping, Weed Killer, Topiary, Native Plants, Evergreen, Beautiful Gardens, Shrubs, Gardening Tips, Nativity

Native shrub pruning

I feel our evergreen native shrubs are less popular than they deserve to be because many species do not naturally form compact plants. However, if they are pruned annually, it is possible to maximise the beauty of their foliage and flowers for many years. You can dramatically reduce their tendency to become woody, sprawling or spindly as they mature.

Identify New Zealand’s common tree ferns: ponga, mamaku, kātote, whekī, and whekī ponga How To Identify Trees, Silver Fern, Tree Fern, Black Tree, Forest Park, Hexagons, Native Plants, Ferns, Autumn Leaves

Identify New Zealand’s common tree ferns: ponga, mamaku, kātote, whekī, and whekī ponga | Te Papa’s Blog

Skirts, scales, hexagons, and colour. There are many differences you can look out for if you want to learn how to identify tree ferns.Read more