HERE’S THE PLANT LIST OF OUR GREAT RANGE OF HAWKE’S BAY NATIVE PLANTS

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PhotoCommon nameGenusSpeciesNotesMain typeAdditional typeAttracts
oioi, jointed rushApodasmiasimilissculptural rushWetlandCoastal/Beach
Photo of the leaves of Alectryon excelsus, titoki which is a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantstitokiAlectryonexcelsusgood grade, needs shade to 17mSecondary/ShadeIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
gossamer grassAnemanthelelessonianawispy and elegant for dry sitesGroundcovers
The berries from Aristotelia serrata, wineberry, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantswineberryAristoteliaserratagreat bird food, to 8mRestoration/RevegetationIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Arthropodium candidum, mini rengarenga | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsmini rengarengaArthropodiumcandidumelegant groundcover for damper sitesGroundcoversRare & Uncommon
The white flowers of Arthropodium cirrhatum, renga renga lilly, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsrengarenga lilyArthropodiumcirrhatumperfect groundcover for dry shadeGroundcovers
A photo of Austroderia fulvida, droopy toe toe, a native plant grown Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsdroopy toetoeAustroderiafulvidafast growing coloniserRestoration/RevegetationWetland Species
Austroderia Toetoe or toetoe is a fast growing coloniser grown by Plant Hawke's BaytoetoeAustroderiatoetoefast growing coloniserRestoration/RevegetationCoastal/BeachIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birds
tawaBeilschmiediatawaneeds shade, to 20mSecondary/ShadeIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birds
A photo of a pot of Carex comans, brown sedge, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsbrown sedgeCarexcomanssmall brown tussock like sedgeGroundcoversIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts skinks
Close up of Carex geminata, cutty grass, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsCarexgeminatafast growing cutty grassWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts ducks
Close up of Carex secta, pukio, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantspukioCarexsectafast growingWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts ducks
Photo of a pot of Carex testacea, Trip me up, a plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsTrip Me UpCarextestacea (ne)bronze weeping habitGroundcovers
Close up of Carex virgata, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsCarexvirgatadrier sites than pukioWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts ducks
A close up of the leaf of Carpodetus serratus, putaputaweta, a native tree grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsputaputawetaCarpodetusserratuselegant small tree to 10mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Close up of Chionochloa flavicans, Te Mata snow tussock, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsTe Mata snow tussockChionochloaflavicanshalf sized toetoe in formRare & Uncommon
The bright pink flowers of Clianthus maximus, kaka beak, a native flowering plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskakabeakClianthusmaximusShines Falls source (and other sites too)Rare & Uncommon
Coprosma acerosa, sand coprosma, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantssand coprosmaCoprosmaacerosaOcean Beach sourceCoastal/Beach
Coprosma crassifolia berries, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsCoprosmacrassifoliayellow or white berries to 5mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
A photo of the orange berries of Coprosma grandifolia, kanono, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskanonoCoprosmagrandifolianeeds shade to 7mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
A close up of the white berries of Coprosma propinqua, mingimingi, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plants which attracts birdsmingimingiCoprosmapropinquatough, good for wet areas, to 7mRestoration/RevegetationWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Coprosma rhamnoides | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsCoprosmarhamnoidesshrubby, red or black berries to 2mRestoration/Revegetation
a photo of the leaf of Coprosma robusta, karamu, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskaramuCoprosmarobustagood for regeneration, to 5mRestoration/Revegetation
A photo of Coprosma X kirkii, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsCoprosmaX kirkiifast growing bronze and prostrateGroundcoversIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts skinks
A photo of cordyline australis, cabbage tree or te kouka which is a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Baycabbage tree/te koukaCordylineaustralissuitable wide range sitesRestoration/RevegetationWetlandIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Cordyline banksii, Banks’ cabbage tree, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsBanks' cabbage treeCordylinebanksiielegant drooping form to 4mSecondary/Shade
Corokia Geentys Green, corokia, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantscorokiaCorokiaGeentys Greengrey shrubby plant good for hedgingOtherIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Corynocarpus laevigatus, karaka, a native tree grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskarakaCorynocarpuslaevigatusneeds shade to start with, to 18mSecondary/ShadeCoastal/BeachIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Cyperus ustulatus, giant umbrella sedge, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsgiant umbrella sedgeCyperusustulatusrobust coloniser wetlandsWetland SpeciesIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts ducks
Dacrydium dacrydioides, Kahikatea, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskahikateaDacrydiumdacrydioidestall tree, bird food to 60mSecondary/ShadeWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
A photo of seedlings of Dacrydium cupressinum, rimu, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsrimuDacrydiumcupressinumforest giant, prefers damp shady startSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Dianella nigra, blueberry, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsblueberryDianellanigralush clumpy plant with dramatic berriesGroundcovers
Disphyma australe, iceplant, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsiceplantDisphymaaustralespreading mat, very rare in HBCoastal/Beach
Dodonaea viscosa, akeake, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsakeakeDodonaeaviscosasmall tree good for dry, to 10mRestoration/Revegetation
Eleocharis sphacelata, kutakuta, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskutakutaEleocharissphacelatasedge, likes deep water, leaves up to 2mWetland
Entelea arborescens, whau | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantswhauEnteleaarborescensdramatic large leaved fast growingCoastal/Beach
Ficinia nodosa, wiwi knobby clubrush, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantswiwi knobby clubrushFicinianodosawetland speciesWetlandCoastal/Beach
Ficinia spiralis, pingao | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantspingaoFiciniaspiralissand binding speciesCoastal/Beach
Fuchsia excorticata, tree fuchsia, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantstree fuchsia / kotukutukuFuchsiaexcorticataelegant small tree, moist sites to 12mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Fuscospora fusca, red beech, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsred beechFuscosporafuscatall forest treeSecondary/Shade
Griselinea littoralis, broadleaf, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsbroadleafGriselinealittoralisglossy green, hardy, good for hedgingRestoration/Revegetation
Hoheria sextylosa, lacebark, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantslacebarkHoheriasextylosafast growing, to 8mRestoration/Revegetation
Kunzea ericoides, kanuka, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskanukaKunzeaericoidesdry sites, to 16mRestoration/RevegetationIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Leptinella Platts Black, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsLeptinellaPlatts Blackflat dark groundcover for shade or sunGroundcovers
Photo of the manuka flower Leptospermum scoparium, manuka flower, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsmanukaLeptospermumscopariumwetter sites, to 8mRestoration/RevegetationWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
A photo of the white flower of Libertia grandiflora, NZ iris, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsNZ irisLibertiagrandifloraattractive white flowers ethereal in springGroundcovers
Lophomyrtus obcordata, Rohutu | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsrohutuLophomyrtusobcordataelegant heart shaped leavesSecondary/Shade
A photo of Machaerina sinclairii, pepepe, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantspepepeMachaerinasinclairiigreat sedge for damp areas of gardenGroundcovers
A photo of Macropiper excelsum, kawakawa, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskawakawaMacropiperexcelsumunderstorey shrub 3-7mSecondary/Shade
Melicytus ramiflorus, mahoe/whiteywood, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsmahoe/whiteywoodMelicytusramiflorusfast growing understorey to 10mSecondary/Shade
a photo of Metrosideros excelsa, pohutukawa or NZ christmas tree, a native tree grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantspohutukawaMetrosiderosexcelsa (ne)NZ Christmas treeCoastal/BeachIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees Icon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Metrosideros kermadensis, Kermadec pohutukawa close up, a native tree grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsKermadec pohutukawaMetrosideroskermadensis (ne)flowers year round, elegant coastal treeCoastal/BeachIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees Icon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Muehlenbeckia astonii, wiggywig, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantswiggywigMuehlenbeckiaastonii (ne)rare shrub with zig-zaggy branchesRare & Uncommon
A photo of the little white flowers of Muehlenbeckia axillaris, creeping pohuehue, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantscreeping pohuehueMuehlenbeckiaaxillarissmall leaved mat plant from KawekasGroundcoversIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts skinks
Muehlenbeckia complexa, creeping pohuehue, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantscreeping pohuehueMuehlenbeckiacomplexafast growing scrambler, good coverRestoration/RevegetationCoastal/BeachIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Muehlenbeckia ephedroides, leafless pohuehue, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsleafless pohuehueMuehlenbeckiaephedroidesrare plant for gravel beachCoastal/BeachRare & Uncommon
A photo of the native tree Myoporum laetum, ngaio tree, a native tree grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsngaioMyoporumlaetumhardy & fast growing, to 8mRestoration/RevegetationCoastal/BeachIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Myrsine australis, mapou | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsmapouMyrsineaustralisslow growing but very hardySecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
a photo of Nestegis cunninghamii, black maire, a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsblack maireNestegiscunninghamiiforest giant, prefers damp shady startSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Olearia gardnerii, Gardner’s tree daisy | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsGardner's tree daisyOleariagardneriivery rare small treeRare & Uncommon
Olearia solandri, coastal tree daisy | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantscoastal tree daisyOleariasolandrihardy restoration species, to 5mRestoration/RevegetationWetland
close up photo of Ozothamnus leptophyllustauhinuOzothamnusleptophyllusfor hot hard restoration sites, to 5mRestoration/Revegetation
Parsonsia capsularis, NZ jasmine | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsNZ jasmineParsonsiacapsularisbeautifully scented climberClimbersIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Passiflora tetrandra, passionvine | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantspassionvinePassifloratetrandraspectacular climberClimbersIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Pennantia corymbosa, kaikomako | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskaikomakoPennantiacorymbosaelegant columnar treeSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Phormium cookianum, coastal flax | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantscoastal flaxPhormiumcookianumtough and hardy, 1.5mx1.5mRestoration/RevegetationCoastal/BeachIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Phormium sp, Emerald Gem flax | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsEmerald Gem flaxPhormiumsp (ne)up to a metre highGroundcovers
Phormium tenax, swamp flax in a swamp | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsswamp flaxPhormiumtenaxup to 3m highRestoration/RevegetationWetlandIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Pimelea sp, sand daphne or pinatoro | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantssand daphnePimeleaurvilleanablue grey hebe-like white flowers cuteCoastal/Beach
Pittosporum eugeniodies, tarata or lemonwood | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantstarata/lemonwoodPittosporumeugeniodiespale green foliage to 13mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Pittosporum ralphii, Ralph’s karo | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsRalph's karoPittosporumralphiitoughest plant for HB, to 5mRestoration/RevegetationIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Pittosporum tennuifolium, kohuhu | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskohuhuPittosporumtennuifoliumfast growing, to 10mRestoration/RevegetationIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Pittosporum turnerii, tent pole tree | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantstent pole treePittosporumturneriiuncommon species for high altitudeSecondary/Shade
Plagianthus divaricatus, saltmarsh ribbonwood | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantssaltmarsh ribbonwoodPlagianthusdivaricatusperfect for estuarine edges to 3mCoastal/Beach
Plagianthus regius, ribbonwood | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsribbonwoodPlagianthusregiusfast growing, deciduous to 17mRestoration/RevegetationWetlandIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
A photo of Poa billardierei, sand tussock which is a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's Baysand tussockPoabillardiereirare in Hawke's BayCoastal/Beach SpeciesRare & Uncommon
Hall's totaraPodocarpushalliihigh altitude podocarpRare & UncommonIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Podocarpus totara, totara | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantstotaraPodocarpustotaratimber species, bird foodRestoration/RevegetationIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Pomaderris amoena, kumeraho | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantskumerahoPomaderrisamoenasmall hebe-like shrub for dry banksGroundcovers
Prumnopitys taxifolia, matai | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsmataiPrumnopitystaxifoliaslow growing magnificent tree to 40mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Pseudopanax arboreus, five finger | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsfive-fingerPseudopanaxarboreusfast growing understorey to 10mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees Icon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Pseudopanax crassifolius, lancewood landscape | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantslancewoodPseudopanaxcrassifoliusgreat for landscaping, to 13mSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Pseudowintera colorata, pepper tree | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantspepper tree / horopitoPseudowinteracoloratacolourful shrub, hardy Secondary/Shade
Rhopalostylis sapida, nikau flower stem | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsnikauRhopalostylissapidasmall plants, grow to 10m plusSecondary/ShadeIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birdsIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Schefflera digitate, pate | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantspateSchlefferadigitatasmall tree for damp spotsSecondary/Shade
Schoenoplectus sp | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsSchoenoplectussptall, hollow stemmed rush, uncommonWetland
Selliera radican, remuremu | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsremuremuSellieraradicansturf mat for coastal sites and pavingCoastal/BeachGroundcovers
Solanum aviculare, poroporo | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsSolanum aviculare, poroporo | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsporoporoSolanumavicularegreat bird food, to 4mRestoration/RevegetationIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds
Sophora microphylla, small leaved kowhai | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantssmall leaved kowhaiSophoramicrophyllafrom Central Hawke's Bay, to 10m, small leaved kowhaiRestoration/RevegetationSecondary/Shade
Sophora dragons gold, Dragons Gold kowhai | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsDragons Gold kowhaiSophoraDragons Goldshrubby, good for hedging, flowers earlyOther
Sophora tetraptera, large leaved kowhai | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantslarge leaved kowhaiSophoratetrapterasuits Napier Hastings and northRestoration/RevegetationSecondary/ShadeIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Tecomanthe speciosa, Tecomanthe | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantstecomantheTecomanthespeciosaglossy large green leaved climberClimbers
Tetragonia tetragonoides, NZ spinach - berry | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsNZ spinachTetragoniatetragonoidesnow rare in Hawke's BayCoastal/Beach
Teucridium parvifolium | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantsTeucridiumparvifoliumelegant shrub with tiny white flowers, rareSecondary/Shade
Veronica stenophylla, fine leaved koromiko | Plant Hawke's Bay Native Plantsfine leaved koromikoVeronicastenophyllarounded form to 1.5m, good for beesRestoration/RevegetationIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
koromikoVeronicastrictafast growing, good for bees, to 4mRestoration/RevegetationIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Veronica topiarahebeVeronicatopiarasmall compact grey hebeGroundcoversIcon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts bees
Veronica Wiri Mist, hebe flower | Plant Hawke's Bay Native PlantshebeVeronicaWiri Mistwhite flowering compact hebeGroundcovers
Coprosma repens, taupata a native plant grown by Plant Hawke's BaytaupataCoprosmarepensgreat for hedges also, to 8mRestoration/RevegetationCoastal/BeachIcon for Plant Hawke's Bay plants that attracts birds