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A Field
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Native Edible Plants of New Zealand

A practical field guide to New Zealand's native edible plants. Andrew Crowe

Gardener's Encyclopaedia of NZ Native Plants

 Gardener's Encyclopaedia of NZ Native Plants by Cave, Paddison

Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand

 Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand  by Poole and Adams

Which Native Plant Can I Grow Here?

100 Best NZ Native Plants for Gardens

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High Altitude Mountain Daisies (Celmisia Semicordata), Mt Cook NP, Canterbury, New Zealand
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 NZ native plants for use in landscaping and gardens.
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There are hundreds of New Zealand plants that are suitable for landscaping the ornamental garden. The feature the gardener finds useful is usually leaf shape and flower structure. Below is a list of plants that Bushmansfriend recommends. The particular growing requirements depend on where in the country the plants are to be grown, the tastes of the gardener and the requirements of the site or garden plan.
For help and guidance contact an experienced landscaping firm or gardener.

Ground covers or plants less than 1 metre tall
Pratia angulata
Fuschia procumbens
Coprosma rhamnioides
Cordyline pumilio
Metrosideros fulgens
Arthropodium cirratum
Elatostema rugosa
damp spots only
Blechnum capense
Blechnum discolour
Carex spp.
Phormium cookianum
Hebe diosmifolia
and varieties
Chinocloa flavescens
Libertia perigrinans
Scleranthus biflorus
Doodia media


Coastal gardens shrubs or small trees
Myoporum laetum
Pseudopanax lessonii
Parsonia bruoniana
Coprosma repens
Coprosma lucida
Hebe speciosa and varieties
Hedycarya arborea
Melicope ternata

Alseuosmia banksii or macrophylla
Grisilinea lucida
Hoheria populnea


Sheltered gardens shrubs or small trees
Pseudopanax laetus
Brachyglottis repana
Macropiper excelsa
Hebe stricta and varieties
Melicytus macrophyllus
Pseudopanax crassifolius
Lophomyrtus bullata
Melicope simplex

 

 



Coastal specimen trees
Metrosideros excelsa
Entelea arborescens
Meryta sinclarii
Pittosporum umbellatum
Planchonella costata


General trees
Ackama rosaefolia
Alectryon excelsa
Aristotelia serrata
Vitex lucens
Toronea toru
Cordyline australis
Pittosporum eugenoides
Sophora microphylla


Climbers
Clematis paniculata
Tecomanthe speciosa

 

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Species list for information on native plants

Agathis australis       Alectryon excelsa     Alseuosmia banksii Aristotelia serrata    Arthropodium cirratum Beilschmiedia tarairi Beilschmiedia tawa  Brachyglottis repanda Carmichaelia    Carpodetus serrata Coprosma          Cordyline australis     Cordyline banksii.  Corynocarpus laevigatus    Cyathodesfasciculata    Dacrydium cupressinum  Dacrydium kirkii         Dianella nigra     Dodonaea viscosa Dysoxylum specabile Elaeocarpus dentatus    Elingamita johnsonii  Entelea arborescens    Fuchsia excorticta     Fuchshia procumbens  Gaultheria               Geniostoma ligustrifolium Hebe  Hedycarya arborea               Hoheria populnea    Kunzea ericoides   Laurelia novae zelandiae     Lophomyrtus  Libocedrus plumosa Leptospermum scoparium            Knightia excelsa    Macropiper excelsum Meryta sinclarii    Melicope ternata Melicope simplex    Melicytus ramiflorus          Metrosideros excelsa  Myoporum laetum    Myrsine australis    Nothofagus       Phormium tenax Phyllocladus trichomanoides    Prumnopitys    Pittosporum          Pisonia brunonnianum   Podocarpus dacrydioides           Colensoa physaloides  Planchonella costata      Pseudopanax    Pseudowintera colorata          Pomaderris kumaraho Rhabdothamnus solandri        Rhopalostylis sapida    Rubus                 Schefflera digitata    Solanum aviculare    Sophora microphylla    Tecomanthe speciosa  Toronia toru            Vitex lucens    Weinmannia

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