*White Column Birch*
*Betula utilis White Spire*
As I write this, I hope that the last flurries of winter
snow are winding up at your place. The bellbirds,...
Greenvale is a vigorous upright form of the famous Dogwood
tree. The large creamy white flowers cover the plant in
early summer lasting for as long as...
*Hydrangea paniculata Limelight*
Limelight has dainty long upright panicles of flowers.
They first emerge as lime green then progressing to creamy
and then through pink shades as the...
*Hollywood transforms Tapanui!*
Movie star Robert Redford and a 200 strong Hollywood film
crew are descending on Tapanui to remake the 1977 Disney
classic, Pete’s Dragon. The new...
*Acer rubrum Brandywine.*
We imported Brandywine from the United States in 2006 and
have been very impressed with it ever since. The autumn
colour is fantastic starting with...
The Sophora Collection at
*Sophora cassioides ( Chilean Kowhai )*
Grown from seed originating in Chilleu, Chile 1989.
Seedlings do not show a juvenile stage and begin...
Pseudowintera colorata Red Leopard
Pepper Tree or Horopito
I am a very hardy New Zealand native shrub growing slowly on
the edge of the forest. This makes me...
Dark Delight Flax
Phormium “Dark Delight”
Arguably the darkest coloured New Zealand Flax, holding my
colour well into my old age.
Although I have been well recognized as the...
Cornus capitata Silver Lining
This new Cornus, released to the world by us in 2003, has
been in our Nursery trial area for 5 years, where it...
(Clematis petriei x Clematis marmoraria)
This is a newer female hybrid New Zealand native Clematis.
From the parent Clematis petriei it has inherited the
smaller green flowers, while...