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Native plants for riparian and wetland area planting

This year at The Native Dairy Farmer we have 13 revegetation species available, perfect for riparian and wetland retirement areas. Our native plants are grown in 60mm Ellepots.

Thinking about you 2023 planting projects? Below is a list of species which we will have available:

  • Hebe Stricta - Koromiko

  • Pittosporum Eugenioides - Lemonwood

  • Pittosporum Tenuifolium - Black Matipo

  • Leptospermum Scoparium - Manuka

  • Kunzea Ericoides - Kanuka

  • Phormium Cookianum - Mountain Flax

  • Coprosma Robusta - Karamu

  • Cordyline Australis - Cabbage Tree

  • Austroderia Fluid - Toetoe

  • Dodonaea Viscosa - Akeake

  • Carex Geminata 

  • Carex Secta

  • Carex Virgata

Get in touch to secure yours today!

Leptospermum Scoparium - Manuka

Small tree - mature height / width 4m x 1.5m

Drought, wind and frost tolerant. Suitable for wetland, riparian and hill slope planting. Suitable for primary planting. Grows well on exposed sites.

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+ GST)

Kunzea Ericodies - Kanuka. Buy from The Native Dairy Farmer. Waikato, New Zealand. Native plant suitable for wetland, riparian hill slope planting.

Kunzea Ericodies - Kanuka

Tree - larger form than Manuka – mature height / width 8m x 3m

Drought, wind and frost tolerant. Suitable for wetland, riparian and hill slope planting. Suitable for primary planting. Grows well on exposed sites. Typically longer living than Manuka.

 $3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Coprosma Robusta - Karamu. Buy from The Native Dairy Farmer. Waikato, New Zealand. Native plant suitable for primary planting.

Coprosma Robusta - Karamu

Shrub - Mature height / width 4m x 1.5m 

Commonly known as swamp coprosma. This shrub species has shiny leaves and bright orange berries which attract the birds. Drought and wind tolerant. Suitable for primary planting. Suitable for planting on the outer reaches of riparian and wetland plantings – does not like having its feet wet.

 $3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Carex Geminata. Buy from The Native Dairy Farmer. Suitable native plant for riparian and wetland planting. Waikato, New Zealand

Carex Geminata

Mature height 75cm - 1m

Commonly known as cutty grass. Suitable for riparian and wetland planting. Frost and wind tolerant. Spread through a rhizome in their root system to form a carpet. Tolerant of flooding and inundation. Can be used to provide stabilisation in the riparian zone. 

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Phormium Cookianum - Mountain Flax. Buy from The Native Dairy Farmer. Waikato, New Zealand. Native plant suitable for riparian and hill slope planting.

Phormium Cookianum - Mountain Flax

Mature height / width 1.5m x 1.5m

Suitable for primary planting. Drought, frost, wind and salt wind tolerant. Suitable for riparian and hill slope planting. Smaller form than swamp flax/harakeke. 

 $3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Cordyline Australis - Cabbage Tree. Buy from The Native Dairy Farmer. Waikato, New Zealand. Native plant suitable for riparian and wetland planting.

Cordyline Australis - Cabbage Tree

Mature height / width 10m x 3m

Suitable for riparian and wetland planting. Good for primary planting. Frost and wind tolerant. Has a deep tap root. 

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Carex Virgata 

Grass/sedge -Mature height 75cm - 1m

This hardy sedge is suitable for riparian and wetland planting. Frost and wind tolerant. Tolerant of flooding and inundation. Can be used to provide stabilisation in the riparian zone. More dry tolerant than Carex Secta.

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Carex Secta

Grass/Sedge - Mature height 75cm-1m

This hardy sedge is suitable for riparian and wetland planting. Frost and wind tolerant. Tolerant of flooding and inundation. Its large root system is great for stabilising drain and stream edges, preventing erosion.

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Sophora Microphylla - Kowhia. Buy from The Native Dairy Farmer. Waikato, New Zealand. Native plant suitable for riparian and hill slope planting.

Pittosporum Tenuifolium - Black Matipo

Tree - Mature height / width 8m x 3m

Suitable for primary planting. Drought, wind and frost tolerant. Suitable for riparian and hill slope planting. Dense foliage and highly scented flowers make this species attractive to bees. 

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot(+GST)

Pittosporum Eugenoides - Lemonwood

Tree - Mature height/width 9m x 4m

Fast growing evergreen tree. Suitable for riparian and hill slope planting. Wind and frost tolerant. Highly scented flowers with long light green glossy leaves. 

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot(+GST)

Dodonea Viscosa - Akeake

Tree - Mature Height/Width 6m x 3m

A medium sized, fast growing, evergreen tree. Suitable for wetland and hill slope planting. Drought, wind and salt wind tolerant. 

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Hebe Stricta - Koromiko

Shrub - Mature Height/Width 1.8m x 1m

Large shrub suitable for primary planting.  Wind tolerant. Suitable for riparian and hill slope planting. Characterised by its long pale green leaves and tiny white flowers in summer. Koromiko is a hard species that does not tolerate shade. 

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Austroderia fulvida - Toetoe

Grass/Sedge - Mature Height/Width 1.5m x 1.5m

This versatile native is suitable for wetland, riparian and hillslope planting. Drought, wind, salt wind and frost tolerant, Toetoe is a hardy species suitable for most planting sites. Attractive white/creamy flower which plumes in January.

$3.50 each 60mm Ellepot (+GST)

Wetland Box 

10 x Manuka

10x Kanuka

10x Cabbage Tree

10x Karamu

10x Carex Grass (choose from Virgata, Secta or Geminata)

SALE PRICE $150.00 (+GST)

Hillslope/Dryland Box

10x Manuka

10x Kanuka

10x Lemonwood

10x Black Matipo

5x Mountain Flax

5x Toetoe

SALE PRICE $150.00 (+GST)

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Need help with your plant choices?

Please feel free to contact us for further information on native plant selection and advice on planting best practices.