Underside of Silver Fern ponga. This unique New Zealand fern became an icon on NZ butter, cheese, tobacco and the railcar on the Main Trunk Line between Auckland and Wellington. NZ was once known as Fernland.
NZ FLAX: Windbreak. Grows up to 3m and in full sun or shade. Would look amazing with Cherry Plum trees as windbreak.
Celebrating New Zealand’s coastline and iconic native plants
Undersides of the fronds of the Silver Fern or Ponga (Cyathea dealbata). This tree fern is native to New Zealand and only the undersides of the mature fronds are silvery. It is a widely used NZ national symbol, especially among sports teams.