native grasses nz
25cm, A popular native known as the NZ Iris. (Quantity: 10, Price: $5.80), Blue Tussock. A hardy New Zealand native grass with bronze- brown foliage. In the prairie garden, the addition of grasses helps keep all of the plants upright. OiOi, Jointed Rush. Ideal to be planted in drifts under trees and other dry shady spots. This groovy deep-green forest fern … Phormium and Carex are popular NZ natives to use. Fiona Eadie, author of 100 Best Native Plants for New Zealand Gardens and head gardener at Larnach Castle in Dunedin, loves our native groundcover plants. Price: $4.10 NZ plants are grown in NZ conditions so they are extremely hardy and require little care once established. Looks great mass planted or in combination with other colours. Due to seed variations it comes in many different leaf forms. V150 - side slit container, volume 150cc. It has many landscaping uses where dramatic form and form are required. 50cm x 50cm. 70cm x 70cm, One of the darkest red coloured flaxes we grow. 1m x 1m, A neat addition to the flax range, this form has arching leaves that are predominantly pinky- red but with a green edge. Common wetland species include various cutty grasses (Gahnia, Cyperus and Carex species), bastard or hook grasses (Uncinia), the comb sedge (Oreobolus pectinatus), and various spike sedges (Eleocharis). A nice contrast to Scleranthus, the NZ Moss. A hardy New Zealand native grass with bronze- brown foliage. This funky little grass has green leaves which are edged with yellow. They help create a natural or less contrived feel to a garden, move in the wind and require litlle maintenance. "\\\\\\\\\\\\r1\\\\03\\\\\\\\03\\\\04\\\\02\\\\\\\\06\\\\06\\\\02\\\\\\\\31\\"+ Green tufts. Green swamp sedge similar to C.secta but shorter with upright, stiff fl spikes. In stock now. (Quantity: 10, Price: $3.60) A beautiful wavy form that reflects its common name: Wind Grass. It has a strong upright habit that is graceful and useful as contrast to other grasses. Most attractive species-droopy flower heads above foliage. New Zealand has around 190 native grass species. Since its first publication, this book has been an indispensable guide for gardeners wishing to use New Zealand plants. 1m. Carex 'Evergold' Have flower and seed spikes that attract birds. NZ native carex is technically a sedge rather than a grass, but is widely used in landscaping for its grass-like effects. Then think about other native plants that you would like to plant when the canopy above will provide frost and wind protection to other species, such as ferns and frost tender plants. Carex - Red Ornamental Grass Soil Drainage Dry Moist Wet. This popular native has thin silver strap like leaves which are highly appealing. The leaves have a strong yellow edge that becomes increasingly green with age. Best colour is achieved in full sun and can handle most soil conditions. The best colour is achieved in full sun. This entry was posted in Abbie's column and tagged Abbie Jury, gardening with grasses, recommended grasses NZ, Tikorangi: The Jury garden on 30 April 2020 by Abbie Jury. //--> Stiff erect habit.Tawny fol. Stiff upright leaves that turn a striking orange colour. Best colour is achieved when planted in full sun. Place your plants in groups with a spacing between the larger trees of 2.5 metres - 3 metres, and between the small trees, shrubs and herbs of 1.5 metres - 2 metres. They have small flower spikes of white flowers followed by black berries. This Lucid 3 key is illustrated with more than 3094 images and is connected by hyperlinks at the species level to the digitised version of the Grass Flora and Ngā Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants (a database derived from the New Zealand Plant Names database and the Allan Herbarium Specimen database).