Track through ferns, native bush to Lake Matheson, near Fox Glacier, South Westland, New Zealand NO NEW ZEALAND SOUVENIR OR POSTCARD LICENCING PERMITTED

Track through ferns, native bush to Lake Matheson, near Fox Glacier, South Westland, New Zealand NO NEW ZEALAND SOUVENIR OR POSTCARD LICENCING PERMITTED

The beautiful Pohutukawa tree, known as NZ's Christmas tree because the bright red flowers appear in December.

The beautiful Pohutukawa tree, known as NZ's Christmas tree because the bright red flowers appear in December.

Clianthus puniceus (Kaka Beak after a large species of parrot that used to be common in New Zealand. Endangered - plant some!

Clianthus puniceus (Kaka Beak after a large species of parrot that used to be common in New Zealand. Endangered - plant some!

Chatham Island forget-me-nots * Grows to 40cm tall and 40cm wide  * Dramatic large fleshy foliage on this plant creates year round interest, with its crowning glory being the heavenly blue flowers produced in Spring - a stunning sight. Quick growing in the right site.  * Enjoy rich, moist but well drained soil  * Needs a cool site hidden from the sun  * Frost tender and is coastal tolerant  * Native to New Zealand

Chatham Island forget-me-nots * Grows to 40cm tall and 40cm wide * Dramatic large fleshy foliage on this plant creates year round interest, with its crowning glory being the heavenly blue flowers produced in Spring - a stunning sight. Quick growing in the right site. * Enjoy rich, moist but well drained soil * Needs a cool site hidden from the sun * Frost tender and is coastal tolerant * Native to New Zealand

Native to New Zealand, the spiky amber stems of Libertia make a dramatic and unexpected statement in your urban garden. Fragrant white blossoms, which appear in the spring, only add to the allure of this unusual plant. Seeds are available at Plant World Seeds for $3 per packet. {gardenista}

Native to New Zealand, the spiky amber stems of Libertia make a dramatic and unexpected statement in your urban garden. Fragrant white blossoms, which appear in the spring, only add to the allure of this unusual plant. Seeds are available at Plant World Seeds for $3 per packet. {gardenista}

( Anemanthele lessoniana 'Pheasant’s Tail Grass' ) This native NZ grass is supposedly only hardy to -12.2 °C (10°F) but we've had great luck with it in protected areas of our garden. It put on a gorgeous show and even the dead grass looks great over the winter.

( Anemanthele lessoniana 'Pheasant’s Tail Grass' ) This native NZ grass is supposedly only hardy to -12.2 °C (10°F) but we've had great luck with it in protected areas of our garden. It put on a gorgeous show and even the dead grass looks great over the winter.

Genus: Hebe Species: buxifolia Nana Native to New Zealand, this excellent foliage plant will make a nice 2ft. hedge if sheared. Small white flowers open in summer. One of the hardiest of the hebes and also quite drought resistant.

Genus: Hebe Species: buxifolia Nana Native to New Zealand, this excellent foliage plant will make a nice 2ft. hedge if sheared. Small white flowers open in summer. One of the hardiest of the hebes and also quite drought resistant.

Hebe hedge. Informal boundary hedge, typical hedge height: 1-3m, New Zealand Native plant, good coastal hedging choice, good flowering hedge, evergreen hedge. Many many Hebe species & cultivars available to suit.

Hebe hedge. Informal boundary hedge, typical hedge height: 1-3m, New Zealand Native plant, good coastal hedging choice, good flowering hedge, evergreen hedge. Many many Hebe species & cultivars available to suit.


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Chatham Island forget-me-nots * Grows to 40cm tall and 40cm wide  * Dramatic large fleshy foliage on this plant creates year round interest, with its crowning glory being the heavenly blue flowers produced in Spring - a stunning sight. Quick growing in the right site.  * Enjoy rich, moist but well drained soil  * Needs a cool site hidden from the sun  * Frost tender and is coastal tolerant  * Native to New Zealand

Chatham Island forget-me-nots * Grows to 40cm tall and 40cm wide * Dramatic large fleshy foliage on this plant creates year round interest, with its crowning glory being the heavenly blue flowers produced in Spring - a stunning sight. Quick growing in the right site. * Enjoy rich, moist but well drained soil * Needs a cool site hidden from the sun * Frost tender and is coastal tolerant * Native to New Zealand

Phormium tenax / New Zealand Flax / Harakeke • Buy this artwork on apparel, home decor, and stationery.

Phormium tenax / New Zealand Flax / Harakeke • Buy this artwork on apparel, home decor, and stationery.

Libertia grandiflora - butterfly iris. NZ native. Tough little grassy plant with neat white flowers that stay blooming for ages.

Libertia grandiflora - butterfly iris. NZ native. Tough little grassy plant with neat white flowers that stay blooming for ages.

Plants, back to front: Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web', Podocarpus alpinus 'County Park Fire', Astelia 'Westand' (though could possibly be A....

Plants, back to front: Fatsia japonica 'Spider's Web', Podocarpus alpinus 'County Park Fire', Astelia 'Westand' (though could possibly be A....

Coprosma Greyii - A tough colourful and interesting alpine shrub with grey green foliage, and an interesting angular growth form. Bears berries…

Coprosma Greyii - A tough colourful and interesting alpine shrub with grey green foliage, and an interesting angular growth form. Bears berries…

Libertia grandiflora	 Iris  This is the largest of the New Zealand Irises . Tall stems of pure white flowers are held up above the leaves in spring. These are followed by attractive golden seed capsules. Best in shaded or semi-shaded position although will grow in full sun.  Height 75cm

Libertia grandiflora Iris This is the largest of the New Zealand Irises . Tall stems of pure white flowers are held up above the leaves in spring. These are followed by attractive golden seed capsules. Best in shaded or semi-shaded position although will grow in full sun. Height 75cm

Corokia buddleioides

Corokia buddleioides

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