Thirkettle Nurseries
230 Paton Road, Hope, RD 1, Richmond, Nelson 7081
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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


GRA List Records 61 - 80 of 92

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'
One of the most graceful & less invasive of ornamental grasses. Very fine leaves that colour in autumn, white mid-rib & arches elegantly. Soft grey tinted purple flower heads. Dies back in winter. Rarely exceeds 1.2m
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
Full sun
A hardy deciduous grass with narrow arching leaves, neatly edged white. Red-bronze panicles. Tolerates a large range of growing conditions.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'
Full sun Flax or grass
An attractive grass, with green & cream-white leaves, tufted oatmeal panicles, spikelets tinted purple. A compact plant, 60cm.
Bag Size
PB6.5

Ophiopogon japonicum
Mondo Grass
Partial shade
Glossy green grass-like foliage, forming a dense long-lasting evergreen ground cover. Stems of spiky lilac coloured flowers late summer, followed by bluish black berries. Tough & adaptable. 20 x 30cm
Bag Size
1L Available
PB3

Ophiopogon japonicum 'Black Dragon'
Partial shade
Black Mondo Grass. A compact grass-like plant with black thin strap-like leaves. Fantastic for borders or filling. Small flower spikes in summer. Sun or shade, moist but well drained soils. 20 x 20cm.
Bag Size
1L Available

Phormium 'Apricot Queen'
Wide pale apricot leaves emerge fading to yellow orange with green margins. Attractive flax for either specimen of mass planting. Best with plenty of sun and summer moisture. 1 x 1m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
PB6.5 Sold Out this season

Phormium 'Black Rage'
A large growing flax with dark almost black leaves. A bold & dramatic plant. Hardy. 1.2-1.5m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
PB6.5 Available

Phormium 'Chocolate Fingers'
A compact growing flax, with dark brown-red, fine foliage. Clumps up well. 35cm.
Bag Size

Phormium cookianum
Mountain Flax
The smaller of our native flax species with drooping leaves.The flowers are sought out by tuis and bellbirds. Easy to grow in most garden situations other than dense shade. 1 x 1m
Bag Size
3.3L Sold Out this season
PB6.5 Available

Phormium 'Cream Delight'
A compact slow growing flax. The broad cream central bands of the weeping foliage are edged dark green, with a red to black leaf margin. Excellent when grown in partial shade. Hardy 0.75 x 1m.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Phormium 'Dark Delight'
Ascending leaves drooping at the tips, dark chocolate brown, and rich dark red midrib and overtones. Good colour contrast for floral decoration. 1.2 x 1m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L Available

Phormium 'Dusky Chief'
With dark purple, upright sword-shaped leaves, this selection of native flax makes a dramatic statement in the garden. Bold in containers and for widespread landscape planting. 1.2 x 1.2m.
Bag Size
2.5L Sold Out this season
3.3L Available

Phormium 'Emerald Green'
All Conditions
An attractive flax, with compact emerald green foliage. The flower heads are an added attraction. Great choice for a smaller growing foliage plant. 60 x 80cm
Bag Size

Phormium 'Evening Glow'
A hardy & useful landscape plant with graceful arching glossy foliage, coloured rich red, edged darker red. Excellent dwarf habit. 90 x 90cm.
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L Available

Phormium 'Firebird'
A strong erect grower with broad, deep red leaves edged with vivid red. Outstanding vibrant colour. 1.5 x 1m
Bag Size

Phormium 'Golden Ray'
A sport of 'Gold Spike'. Stiff upright growth habit, with broad deep golden yellow/orange leaf margin on deep green foliage. A stunner. Hardy. 80 x 80cm.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Phormium 'Guardsman'
A vigorous erect growing flax, with deep bronzy purple leaves striped pink, broadly margined bright crimson. A hardy plant, excellent landscaping variety. 2 x 2 m.
Bag Size

Phormium 'Jack Spratt'
A miniature very compact plant with erect narrow delicate reddish-brown leaves. Excellent in containers & rock gardens. 30 x 30cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Phormium 'Jester'
An interesting flax, with strong red stripes along the centre of green, narrow leaves. Hardy, prefers well drained soils. 90 x 90cm.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Phormium 'Pepe'
Dwarf green flax. A very hardy plant, erect habit & flowers in late spring. Tolerates dry or moist situations & great in rockeries. 50 - 75cm.
Bag Size
2.5L Available

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