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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


GRA List Records 21 - 40 of 92

Carex buchananii
All Conditions Flax or grass
An attractive native grass with dark bronze leaves. Upright graceful form, useful for landscaping. Hardy to wind & cold conditions. 80 x 50cm.
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Carex 'Evergold'
A delightful compact plant with green & yellow foliage. Good dwarf tub plant. Graceful habit. 30cm. Evergreen.
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Carex flagellifera 'Red'
Carex flagellifera 'Red'
A graceful native grass with slender leaves curving over to the ground. This selection has reddish foliage. Extremely hardy and a useful landscaping plant. 40 x 50cm
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Carex testacea
NZ native, graceful, clump forming tussock grass with distinctive brick-orange foliage. Excellent for rock or feature gardens. Hardy to wind and cold, grows in most soils. 60 x 50 cm
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Chionochloa flavicans
Broad-leaved Snow Tussock
Full sun Flax or grass
Broad-leaved Snow Tussock. From alpine regions in NZ. Forms bold tussocks of greenish yellow leaves and drooping panicles of feathery creamy yellow flowers, held on long arching stems. 75cm x 1m.
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Cordyline australis
Cabbage Tree
All Conditions Tree
The hardy native N.Z. Cabbage tree. Narrow upright, palm-like tree with arching sword like leaves. Large panicles of fragrant white flowers in spring. A good tub specimen. Do not allow to dry out over summer. 3m
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Cordyline australis 'Albertii'
This variegated form of the popular New Zealand cabbage tree will add the wow factor to your garden. Superb for containers or as a specimen. Sun & good drainage. 2m
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2.5L Available
6L Limited stock available

Cordyline 'Broadsword'
Cabbage Tree
All Conditions Tree
Superb new native with very wide, shorter sword-like green leaves and compact habit. A great accent plant & adds a tropical dimension to the landscape. Ideal for containers & gardens of all sizes. Sun. 2.5 x 1.5m
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2.5L Available

Cordyline 'Green Goddess'
Cabbage Tree
All Conditions Tree
Forms a multi-branched habit plant densely clothed with short broad fresh green sword like foliage. Small creamy white flowers early summer. 2.5 x 1.5m
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2.5L

Cordyline 'Midnight Star'
Cabbage Tree
All Conditions Tree
Easy to grow English selection. Stunning long, wine red, sword-like leaves clothe the plant to ground level as a juvenile, later developing a broad head & trunk in the style of a tropical palm. Versatile landscaping plant, singly, in groups or containers. 6 x 2 metres.
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PB18 Limited stock available

Cordyline 'Red Star'
Cabbage Tree
Bold and beautiful, this distinct red cabbage tree has proven itself to be one of the most reliable. Good strong roots, excellent colour and a compact growth habit. Best with plenty of sun. 3 x 1m
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2.5L Available

Cyathea medullaris
black tree fern
Mamaku- our big, bold & beautiful native black tree fern. Fast growing & needing space. Keep well watered & soil evenly damp. Mulch. Needs frost protection when young. 12 x 4m
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Dianella 'Badger' PVR
Superb foliage clump-forming plant with the added bonus of attractive small spring flowers, followed by attractive dark blue berries. Ideal in pots and brightening up dull corners. Protect from extremes. 50 x 80cm
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Dianella 'Cherry Red'
An evergreen with narrow green leaves to 120cm. Attractive blue translucent berries in summer. A hardy useful landscape plant.
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2.5L Available

Dianella 'Mia Mia'
This evergreen clumping plant, flowers from spring to summer with deep blue to purple blooms which are followed by blue to purple berries. Easy to grow in most soils in part to full shade. Water during hot, dry periods. 40 x 40cm
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Dianella nigra
NZ blueberry. An unusual plant with flax like leaves and small white flowers, followed by ornamental berries. Grows in sun or semi-shade, and tolerates a range of soil conditions, prefers moist well drained soils. 60cm
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PB5 Available

Dianella 'Petite Marie'
Easy care delightful little grass like evergreen with nodding star shaped pale blue to white flowers in spring and summer, followed by glossy dark blue berries. Best with some shade and watered during hot, dry periods. 25 x 25cm
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Dianella 'Seaspray'
Attractive upright blue-green foliage with sky blue star shaped spring flowers followed by glossy dark blue berries. Drought hardy, frost resistant and fast growing. Ideal for mass planting. 1 x 1.5m
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2.5L Available

Dianella 'Silver Border'
Flax lily
Full sun Flax or grass
A neat, clump-forming plant having strappy leaves with silver and green stripes. Dainty, star-shaped purple-blue flowers from spring to early summer, followed by attractive deep blue berries. Ideal for pots. Protect from hard frosts 60 x 60 cm
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Festuca 'Blue Boy'
Full sun
A superior selection with more intense blue foliage. A compact grass, excellent for edging, ground cover etc. Also good in pots. Grows well in most situations except poorly drained soggy soils.
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