NZ's iconic native conifer. Slow growing but well worth the wait for the tree to mature into its stately form. When juvenile the foliage tends to have copper bronze tones but as the tree ages green is the more dominant colour. One to plant for your grand children! Est.10yr.growth.
Colour: Assorted Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 2.5m
Agathis Australis - Kauri
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Pretty blush pink blooms highlighted with a large golden flare have the added bonus of a sweet perfume. Simply beautiful in early spring. Quite hardy but prefers a sheltered spot in sun or part shade and will do best in deep acid soil. Deciduous.
Colour: Pink / Gold Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.2m
Sasanqua. A very pretty Camellia with dainty double white blooms that are shaded softly with mauve pink on the edges. These are produced en masse in autumn and early winter. Small dense bright green foliage. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Evergreen.
Colour: White / Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m
Reticulata. The NZ breeders of this simply beautiful Camellia certainly deserve our congratulations. Pale orchid-pink, formal flowers with unique wavy petals that are thick and textured dress the bush from mid winter through to mid spring. Self grooming. Evergreen. PVR.
Colour: Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 2m
Japonica. This Camellia really is a cause for celebration. Beautiful creamy yellow blooms that are fully double and made up of more than 100 petals really stand out against the dark glossy green foliage. Slow compact growth habit. Just lovely. Plant in semi-shade. Evergreen.
Colour: Cream / Yellow Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 2m
Reticulata. This stunning Camellia is very well named. The huge, soft pink, formal, double flowers decorate the robust growing shrub and will make a statement in any garden. Use as a feature accent plant and allow the space to let it shine. Happiest in semi-shade, evergreen.
Colour: Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 3m x 2.5m
Sasanqua. An elegant free-flowering variety producing masses of brilliant pink buds, which open to dazzling white double blooms. Quick growing, ideal for hedging, topiary, containers or as a garden specimen. More tolerant of full sun than many other Camellias. PVR. Evergreen.
Colour: White / Pink Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 2.5m
Hybrid. A handsome Camellia with a vigorous, dense, growth habit and show-off bright red flowers that are double, frilly and have an unusual speckled centre. Flowers in early spring. Plant in semi-shade with acid soil for best results. Evergreen.
Naturally this Camellia would make a perfect gift for those who have made it to the "I've been married for 40 years" mark.
Colour: Red Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m
Hybrid. Desirable for the upright slender growth habit. Small, scented, single pure white flowers with golden stamens appear from autumn through to late spring. These are offset against very dark green foliage. Ideal for driveway and group planting. Happiest in semi shade. Evergreen.
I have a group of these growing against a grey fence in the garden, they are remarkably tolerant of heat and sun though I am sure they would be happier in part shade. Even though the situation is less than ideal they flower for months.
Colour: White Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1m
Hybrid Miniature. An attractive little Camellia that has beautiful, pale pink, scented flowers that are in a miniature peony form. Glossy green foliage offsets the flowers well. A slow grower with a compact habit making it ideal for container growing. Happiest in semi-shade with acid soil. Evergreen.
Colour: Pink / Pink Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 1.5m