Perennial (n) - existing for a long or indefinite time, continually recurring
Perennials, also known as herbaceous perennials or Herbaceous plants, live for a minimum of 2 years, often for many seasons. Perennials, grow and bloom over the spring and summer, and generally die back every autumn and winter, reappearing on the same rootstock the following spring. Some perennials keep their leaves all year round and offer attractive borders and ground-covers.
The Tokatoka Gold is indigenous to the Kaipara, named after the iconic TokaToka Peak rising out of the otherwise flat landscape. Tokatoka Gold have a golden skin and a soft golden flesh. TokaToka golds are best roasted as they tend to have a very soft flesh. Perennial
Plant maturity is approximately 100 days and depends on sunshine hours.
Kumara Toka Toka Gold
Current Stock Height: barerooted
Container: 25 bundle ?
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Shasta Daisy. What a wonderful undemanding plant this perennial is and now in a gorgeous new colour. Large, soft lemon daisy blooms stand on top of sturdy stems above dark green foliage. Fabulous to pick and long-lasting in a vase. Easy to grow in the sun, will spread nicely. Perennial. TM.
Colour: Yellow / Cream Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 40cm x 50cm
Fabulous foliage plant for adding texture to your garden. Large crinkly edged leaves that I suppose you could describe as dull green however there is nothing dull about this plant. Use in large drifts under trees as this perennial will happily grow in a shady situation. Evergreen.
Colour: Yellow Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 60cm
If you are looking for fabulous foliage then the leaves of the 'Tractor Seat' Ligularia are hard to beat. Large, glossy, green and textured, the leaves put on an outstanding display in a shady spot. Stems of yellow flowers in autumn-winter. Evergreen.
This plant is commonly known as Ligularia but is more correctly called Farfugium japonicum var giganteum
Colour: Yellow / Orange Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 50cm x spreads
Lovely to spill over a wall or a bank this spreading ground-cover has beautiful medium blue flowers in spring and summer. The dark green leaves are somewhat 'hairy' on trailing stems. Likes a well drained, warm spot but can cope with afternoon shade. Cut back after flowering. Evergreen.
Colour: Blue Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 15cm x spreads
Lithodora Crystal Blue
Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm ?
Container: 1.5l ?
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Gorgeous rosettes of bronze red foliage are topped off with tall stems of vivid red flowers in summer through to autumn. The flowers are loved by birds and butterflies. Happy in the sun in soil that does not dry out in summer. Tolerates light frost. RHS AGM. Perennial.
This perennial will add a real punch of colour to the border or around the pond/stream margins. It is very important that it does not dry out in summer so keep an eye on it especially the first season after planting. Will cope with quite boggy conditions.
Colour: Red Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 25cm
Lomandra Dalliance is a variety that is super tough, drought hardy, compact, evergreen, a grass that will thrive where most other plants won’t. A good choice for a low maintenance garden. It grows from underground rhizomes. Frost hardy, even flood tolerant. It has a symmetrical shape with narrow, upright, slightly pendulous, strong foliage. Evergreen
Colour: Golden yellow Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 50cm
This Aussie perennial known there as Echidna grass is a fine, short, lime green lomandra that forms neat rounded clumps. It is resilient, drought tolerant and makes a great foliage feature in rockeries, borders or potted. Plant it en masse for a stunning display. Easy to care for and maintain. Evergreen
Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 30cm
Current Stock Height: 10cm
Container: 1.9l ?
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Evergreen Baby is tough, super compact and handles periodic wet feet. This compact Lomandra is almost half the size of Tanika Lomandra. It has masses of flowers, is sterile and extremely tough, being tolerant of wet feet and drought, performing well in full sun and shade and thrives in hot or cold conditions all whilst remaining extremely evergreen. Perennial
Colour: Yellow Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 45cm x 45cm
This Aussie perennial is ideal for group planting in sun or part shade. Fine needles of lime-green foliage form an attractive clump and look good all year round. Little stems of yellow fragrant flowers in summer. Tolerates poor soil but likes good drainage. Easy to grow. Evergreen.
Colour: Yellow Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 60cm x 50cm