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


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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
Feather reed-grass 'Karl Foerster'
An award winning clump-forming grass valued for its early summer feathery, purplish-green flowers, vertical lines and ability to grow in wet soils. The clumps provide good continuing winter interest. 1.2 x 0.9m
Bag Size
2.5L Limited Stock
3.3L Limited Stock

Carex testacea
Orange Sedge
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
Bag Size
2.5L Available

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
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L Available
6L Limited Stock
8.5L Limited Stock

Cordyline australis 'Albertii'
Cabbage Tree
Tree
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. 2.5 x 1m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L
6L Limited Stock

Cordyline 'Broadsword' PVR
Cabbage Tree
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
Bag Size
3.3L Available
6L Available

Cordyline 'Red Star'
Cabbage Tree
Sun or light shade 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
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L Available
6L Limited Stock

Cyathea medullaris
black tree fern
Tree
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
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Dianella nigra
Turutu, Inkberry
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
Bag Size
2L Available

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
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Dietes grandiflora
Wild Iris
Broad, spear-like, evergreen foliage with very showy, large white marked yellow and lavender iris-like flowers through summer. A tough performer for many garden situations. 1m x 0.6m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
3.3L Limited Stock

Fargesia nitida
Fountain Bamboo
A dwarf bamboo with black stems. Clump forming. A very elegant plant, with canes reaching to 3m, and arching under the weight of the foliage. Best in semi-shade.
Bag Size
3.3L Available

Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola'
Japanese Temple Grass
Japanese Golden Grass. A highly ornamental bamboo-like grass, with elegant arching golden variegated leaves. Non invasive. Dies down in winter. Hardy.
Bag Size
2L Available

Hemerocallis 'Stella Bella'
Day Lily
Sun or light shade Clump forming
A popular day lily with yellow flowers. Blooms for up to 6 months. Hardy. 50cm x 50cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro'
Day Lily
Sun or light shade Clump forming
By far the most popular daylily ever. This prolific re-bloomer forms a dense grassy clump with upright stems of fragrant, golden-yellow trumpet flowers. Excellent for massing, edging, borders or in tubs. Sun. 30 x 60cm
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
Japanese Blood Grass
Blood grass. Bright green leaves with wine-red tips in spring. Colour intensifies through summer. Ideal for water gardens, pots etc. 15 x 30cm
Bag Size
2L Available

Libertia grandiflora
NZ Iris, mikoikoi
Mikoikoi. An evergreen native with brownish-green flax like leaves. Attractive white flowers on lightly branched stems in early summer, followed in autumn by decorative golden-brown seed capsules. Very hardy. 90 x 75cm.
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Libertia ixiodes 'Highlander'
Partial shade Clump forming
Has an attractive year round display of gold seed pods. Its compact dense growth habit is brought to life by its green leaves with gold mid-rib which intensifies in winter. Excellent patio and rockery subject and useful in mass planting. 40cm.
Bag Size
2.5L Limited Stock
PB5 Limited stock available

Libertia perigrinans
NZ Iris cultivar, mikoikoi
NZ iris. A simple but interesting plant, resembling a miniature flax. The orange tinged sword like leaves form a small colony. Excellent fill in plant. Small white flowers in spring. 25cm x 1m.
Bag Size
2.5L Available

Liriope 'Isabella'
turf lily
Ideal dense flowering ground cover for a host of garden situations. Pink summer flowers. Can also be used as a one mow per year lawn alternative. Tough and fast to establish. Tolerant of sun & shade. 40 x 50cm
Bag Size
1L Stock due for release Spring

Liriope muscari 'Monroe White'
turf lily
A very robust grass-like plant. Forms clumps of dark green leaves, whitish flowers on short spikes in summer. Excellent for edging. Hardy. Great for shady dry areas. 40 x 30cm.
Bag Size
1L Available

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