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Acaena caesiiglauca
Bidi Bidi
The species selected for cultivation are the less vigorous members of the family and do not "get out of hand". These plants grow in most places and do well in gravel and shingle. Colours are best in full sun

Full sun Frost hardy Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Acaena inermis Purpurea
Bidi Bidi
Deep blue leaves intensifying in colour when in a summy position. Looks great when contrasted with white tiles in pots or as an edging.

Full sun Frost hardy Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Acaena microphylla
Bidi Bidi
Green leaves and bright red seed heads. Also a red-leaved selection.

Full sun Frost hardy Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Aciphylla dieffenbachii
Spear Grass
This one is less fierce with softer foliage & smaller size. Needs deep moist soils. Sun or shade.
Height 1m x Width 1m
Full sun Frost hardy Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Aciphylla squarrosa
Spear Grass
Spiky plant with very attractive shape & form. Flower spikes in summer. Brown narrow leaves. Great to deter burglars
Height 1m x Width 1m
Full sun Frost hardy Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Ackama
see Caldcluvia

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Agathis australis
Kauri
Athough the kauri eventually grows to an immense height, slow growth and pyramidal shape makes it a suitable specimen for the larger garden. Plant in sun or shade. Protect from frosts and wind while young.
Height 25m
Full sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Alectryon excelsus
Titoki
This handsome tree has glossy light green leaves and a spreading habit which make it a good shade tree. Ornamental fruits. Sun or shade. Young trees can be damaged by heavy frosts
Height 7m x Width 4m
Full sun Frost tolerant Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Anemanthele lessoniana (Oryzopsis)
Gossamer Grass
A great plant for dry shaded places. Weeping habit. Leaves are quite green when planted in shade but rusty brown in the sun. Fine lacy flowers form a halo over the plant in Spring. Also known as Oryzopsis
Height 1m x Width 70cm
Full sun Frost hardy Normal soil moisture conditions Wind tolerent - non coastal - symbol key

Apium prostratum
NZ Celery
Native celery has thick grooved stems and a thick, deep taproot. It is a creeping plant. In the wild it is found throughout New Zealand along the coast. The leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked and the seeds can be used for flavouring. Select the larger outside stalks leaving the rest of the plant to grow. This was one of the plants Cook used to prevent scurvy among his crew.

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