Native garden plants

There is a wide selection of New Zealand native plants that can be readily grown for a variety of purposes. The following lists are based on David Given and Roy Edward's list published in Going Native: Growing and using New Zealand native plants edited by Ian Spellerberg and David Given (see cover to the right) and published by Canterbury University Press (used here with permission):

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Kanuka, nikau and puka (right) and pingao or golden sand sedgeMuehlenbeckia astonii and Xeronema callistemon (left) in a garden setting. Photographer: Isobel Gabites)















This page last updated on 26 Sep 2012