• Dianthus “Memories”

    Dianthus “Memories”

    Dianthus “Memories” has proved to be a very popular addition to the “Magnifi-scent” range of Dianthus.  An award-winning plant – Dianthus Memories was runner-up to the Plant of the Year  at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2012.
    It is a glorious highly fragrant, pure white double dianthus, free-flowering from spring through to late summer and is [...]

    May 30, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Instant trees for your landscape and garden

    Instant trees for your landscape and garden

    Unique and interesting trees add instant accent and focal points to the landscape.  Mature trees are available in huge sizes and can be delivered either in large bags or in some cases transplanted with a tree spade attached to a truck or bobcat. There is a huge range of trees of trees available and here [...]

    Aug 09, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Nursery: Tāmata - high quality Japanese Maples

    Featured Nursery: Tāmata – high quality Japanese Maples

    Tamata specialise in growing Japanese maples (Acer palmatum) to a mature age for export to the United Kingdom and Europe.
    The uplifting colours, architectural form and sheer variety of Japanese maples have made it a favourite of landscape designers and plant collectors for centuries.
    Tamata trees originate from carefully selected rootstock and are grown to a mature [...]

    Aug 06, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Plant: Rhopalostylis sapida ‘Pitt Island’

    Featured Plant: Rhopalostylis sapida ‘Pitt Island’

    The Rhopalostylis sapida ‘Pitt Island’ is the world’s southernmost palm. They are able to tolerate full sun, are fast growing and are able to withstand coastal conditions better than the NZ mainland Nikau. This is most evident in the fronds where the browning off happens to a much lesser extent.  It is for this reason [...]

    Jul 10, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • NEW RELEASE PLANTS – Available from July 2012 - Trents Nursery

    NEW RELEASE PLANTS – Available from July 2012 – Trents Nursery

    Introducing Hellebore ‘Tutu’ and Hellebore ‘Winter Sunshine’  
    Look for these striking new winter flowering Hellebores in your local nursery from July 2012. They have been specially bred to flower more profusely and to hold their flowers above the leaves.
    Hellebore Tutu

    The pretty pale lavender-pink flecked flowers with a double pleated dark burgundy centre, crowned with a [...]

    May 25, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Trents Nursery Ellerslie 'Show Offs'

    Trents Nursery Ellerslie ‘Show Offs’

    Trents is once again providing the Ellerslie International Flower Show with a multitude of fantastic plants for the Exhibition Gardens, and two entries in the ‘Show Offs’ category – exciting new plants for the garden – in the Go Gardening display inside the Hort Galore marquee.

    Scabiosa Crimson Clouds and Leucanthemum Banana Cream (pictured) are delicious…

     

    Mar 02, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Plant: Brachychiton rupestris - Queensland Bottle Tree

    Featured Plant: Brachychiton rupestris – Queensland Bottle Tree

    The Bottle Tree (Brachychiton rupestris) is native of Queensland, Australia and its swollen trunk gives it a remarkable appearance, giving rise to the name.

    Nov 03, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Plant: eco-friendly Agapanthus Pavlova

    Featured Plant: eco-friendly Agapanthus Pavlova

    The new eco-friendly range of non invasive Agapanthus includes “Pavlova” , “Baby Pete” and “Sarah”, all of which can be planted with a clear environmental conscience.

    Oct 20, 2011 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Featured Plant: Lavender Foveaux Storm

    Featured Plant: Lavender Foveaux Storm

    An exciting New Zealand selection with the deepest royal purple flowers opening out into short, thick flower-heads. Ideal for picking and will retain its colour when dried.

    Sep 08, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Plant: Osteospermum Magenta Medley

    Featured Plant: Osteospermum Magenta Medley

    This little easy care stunner has masses of flowers ranging from palest to rich magenta. Flowers from early spring to autumn and only requiring clipping back after flowering to encourage new growth,

    Sep 07, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post



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  • Welcome to Findaplant.co.nz

    Welcome to Findaplant.co.nz

    Welcome to Findaplant.co.nz, New Zealand’s online nursery and plant finder.

    This site features resource pages where you can find information and solutions for specific plants. Findaplant.co.nz is a sister site of Landscapedesign.co.nz, New Zealand’s resource for landscaping, gardening and lifestyle.

    Jun 03, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Latest Featured Plants

  • Featured Plant: Hosta Empress Wu

    Featured Plant: Hosta Empress Wu

    Hosta Empress Wu is one of the world’s largest growing hostas.  This amazing plant when mature (5 years) reaches a height of approx 1.2m high by 1.5m wide and the leaves are 45cm long.  With dark green leaves and lavender flower spikes, it is rapid growing and loves moist soil conditions.  This is a great [...]

    Sep 14, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Instant trees for your landscape and garden

    Instant trees for your landscape and garden

    Unique and interesting trees add instant accent and focal points to the landscape.  Mature trees are available in huge sizes and can be delivered either in large bags or in some cases transplanted with a tree spade attached to a truck or bobcat. There is a huge range of trees of trees available and here [...]

    Aug 09, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Acer palmatum dissectum 'Lionheart'

    Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Lionheart’

    Lionheart’s foliage is similar to that of Crimson Queen and retains the purple-red colour well into the summer, becoming bronzed with green undertones in early autumn before turning a deep crimson. Lionheart is a vigorous small tree growing t0 4 metres (13 feet).
    To buy this species go to Tāmata – high quality Japanese Maples 

     
     

    Aug 07, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Queen'

    Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’

    The outstanding feature of this very popular cultivar is the persistent, strong, deep-red colour of the foliage. Most dissectum cultivars with excellent red colour during spring and early summer turn green or bronze where as Crimson Queen carries the deep-red colour through out the entire growing season, ending with a very bright scarlet  in autumn. [...]

    Aug 07, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Latest Featured Nurseries

  • Featured Nursery: Tāmata - high quality Japanese Maples

    Featured Nursery: Tāmata – high quality Japanese Maples

    Tamata specialise in growing Japanese maples (Acer palmatum) to a mature age for export to the United Kingdom and Europe.
    The uplifting colours, architectural form and sheer variety of Japanese maples have made it a favourite of landscape designers and plant collectors for centuries.
    Tamata trees originate from carefully selected rootstock and are grown to a mature [...]

    Aug 06, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Nursery: Trents Nursery

    Featured Nursery: Trents Nursery

    Trents is an established wholesale nursery supplying top quality plants to retail outlets, landscapers and nurseries nationwide. The nursery specialises in perennials, providing one of the largest ranges in NZ.

    Sep 06, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Nursery:  Blackgold Palms

    Featured Nursery: Blackgold Palms

    Noel and Marie Blackmore bought their first palm in 1992 and from there have grown Blackgold Palms into a specialist Palm Wholesale business with over 60,000 square feet of glasshouses and 6 acres of top quality outdoor palms.

    Aug 31, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Featured Nursery: Blue Mountain Nurseries

    Featured Nursery: Blue Mountain Nurseries

    Blue Mountain Nurseries produce hardy trees and shrubs and have a passion for the rare and unusual, specialising in rhododendrons, conifers and pleione orchids.

    Jun 27, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • New Bromeliad: Neoregelia ' Alyssa'

    New Bromeliad: Neoregelia ‘ Alyssa’

    New bromeliad from breeder McGregor Smith at Russell Fransham Subtropicals: Neoregelia ‘Alyssa’. Unusual form with strongly recurved, layered foliage from an unusually tall stem. Vivid cerise centre for 12 months during flowering. Needs bright shade. A terrific garden specimen, thriving outdoors under trees in frost-free conditions. Named after McGregor’s 3 yr old grand-daughter.

    Find our contact details [...]

    Aug 16, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Acer palmatum 'Butterfly'

    Acer palmatum ‘Butterfly’

    Butterfly is a very spectacular small-leaved variegate with serrated leaves of cream around soft green, sometimes with subtle pink tones, turning magenta in autumn. Growth is normally short and twiggy, making for a dense large shrub or a small tree growing up to 4 metres (13 feet).
    To buy this species go to Tāmata – high quality [...]

    Aug 07, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Acer palmatum dissectum 'Palmatifidum'

    Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Palmatifidum’

    Palmatifidum makes a beautiful mound-shaped plant with green foliage in the spring and summer, turning a yellow, gold and orange blend in the autumn. Older plants can often be wider than they are tall growing up to 3 metre (10 feet).
    To buy this species go to Tāmata – high quality Japanese Maples 

    Aug 07, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Acer palmatum dissectum 'Emerald Lace'

    Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Emerald Lace’

    Emerald Lace as the name suggests has lacy foliage displaying a much deeper green than most green dissectums, and is a fast grower with very pendulous branches. The foliage is yellow-green when it first appears in the spring, darkening by mid-summer, and then unexpectantly turning a bright burgundy-red in the autumn. Emerald Lace will typically [...]

    Aug 07, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Acer palmatum 'Beni Otake'

    Acer palmatum ‘Beni Otake’

    This attractive, vigorous upright cultivar has strap-like leaves and a distinctive bamboo-like appearance and shape. The deep purple-red foliage is outstanding in the spring, holds the colour throughout summer, and then changes to a vivid crimson in the autumn. A Beni Otake in upright form may reach 6 metres (20 feet) however usually grow into [...]

    Aug 07, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

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