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Sunny Spots Semi Shade Shady or wet
Bushmans Confetti Bushmans Confetti Mazus radicans
Matts Fern Matts Fern Matapouri Bay
Platts Black Platts Black
Leptinella dioica Leptinella dioica
Leptinella minor Leptinella minor  
Leptinella traillii Leptinella traillii  
Leptinella calcarea Leptinella calcarea  
Kina Redheads Mazus radicans  
Blue Stars Blue Stars  
White Stars White Stars  
Sweet Blue Star Sweet Blue Star  
Summer Snow Summer Snow  
Isotama Fluviatilis Isotama Fluviatilis  
Purple Haze Matapouri Bay  
Selliera radicans Selliera radicans  
Cerise thyme  
Golden Lemon thyme    
Lavender thyme    
White/Lavender thyme mix    
Orange Berry Orange Berry  
Mercury Bay weed Mercury Bay weed  

Natives

Matt Fern

Matt Fern - Blechnum penna-marina

Sun or shade
Wet or dry
Suits most soil types and helps erosion
Light foot traffic
Bronze coloured, mat-forming fern with new leaves in spring and summer,growing to 50mm – 300mm
All trays are $44 irrespective of volume
Matt Fern

Bushmans Confetti - Live wire - Muehlenbeckia axillaris

Sunny and partly shade
Requires water
Suits most soil types and helps with erosion
Light to moderate foot traffic
A tight wiry plant with green stems and yellow flowers, growing to 200mm high in certain conditions


Mazus novo zealandiae - Matapouri bay form

Prefers shade
Prefers moisture
Known to grow in a range of soil conditions but more common in wetter areas
Light occasional traffic
Flowers throughout summer and autumn with pale purple flowers. Grows 30 – 60 mm


Mazus radicans

Sun or shade
Preferably with some moisture
Known to grow in a range of soil conditions but more common in wetter areas
Light occasional traffic
One of the most spectacular flowering matting plants available. Robust growing with bronzy foliage and masses of thick waxy white petals with gold and purple blaze at base. Grows 30 – 60 mm high.

Isotama fluviatilis

Sun or partial shade
Preferably with moisture
Suits all conditions
Light occasional traffic
Low flat growing reasonably vigorous matt plant with profuse blue flowers from spring to late autumn. Grows 20 – 30 mm high.


Selliera

Sun or part shade
Tolerates dry & wet conditions including salt water
All soil conditions except clay
Moderate traffic
Compact low green cover looks like a lawn but doesn’t need regular mowing, grows to 20 – 30 mm. Weeds can be controlled by applying salt directly when they are wet.

Purple Haze - Acaena inermis pupurea

Full sun
Dry conditions
Tolerates clay & poor soils
Light occasional traffic
Rich purple foliage throughout the year. Grows 30 -50 mm.

Leptinella dioica

Tolerates sun
Tolerates wet & dry periods
Suits most soil types
Light to moderate traffic
Vigorous spreading mats of bright, fresh green fern-like leaves to 3-5cm high.

Bronze feather - Leptinella traillii

Full sun or partial shade
Average
Most soil types
Light occasional traffic
Vigorous spreading mats of bronze & green leaves growing between 50 -70 mm high.

Leptinella calcarea

Full sun or partial shade
Average
Most soil types
Light occasional traffic
Vigorous spreading mats of fine feathery leaves and yellow button scented flowers, growing to 20 – 40 mm.

Leptinella minor

Tolerates sun
Tolerates wet & dry period and salt water
Will grow on clay banks
Light to moderate traffic
Smaller leaf than Dioca and ideal for between pavers or rock gardens.


Platts Black - Leptinella squalida

Prefers sun
Drought tolerant
Most soils types
Light foot traffic
Vigorous spreading mats of fine feathery leaves and yellow button scented flowers, growing to 20 – 40 mm.


Summer Snow - Lobelia (pratia) angulata

Sun or part shade
Tolerant of wet & dry periods
Suits all soil type
Light occasional traffic
Smothering in masses of white flowers on vigorous spreading growth in spring, summer and autumn. Magenta berries late summer on. Grows to 200 mm.


Non-Natives

Blue Stars - Lobelia (pratia) exotic

Sunny or part shade
Some moisture
Suits all soil types
Light occasional traffic
Smothering of little blue starry flowers in spring, summer and autumn growing to 20 – 30 mm


Sweet Blue Stars - Lobelia (pratia) county park exotic

Sunny or part shade
Some moisture
Suits all soil types
Light occasional traffic
Smothering of deep blue starry flowers in spring, summer and autumn growing to 20 – 30 mm. Slower growing than the other Pratias.

White Stars - Lobelia (pratia) exotic

Sunny or part shade
Some moisture
Suits all soil types
Light occasional traffic
Smothering of ice white starry flowers in spring, summer and autumn growing to 20 – 30 mm.

Orange Berry - Rubus pentulobus

Sun or shade
Drought tolerant
Soils all sorts including clay and good for erosion control
Moderate traffic
Very useful, hardy ground cover for a range of conditions including containers and dry clay banks, exposed areas and cold. White flowers are followed by sweet, raspberry-like fruits. Grows 50-150 mm high.

White/Lavender Thyme mix

Prefers sun
Prefers dry conditions
Free draining soils
Light – moderate traffic
The most vigorous compacting carpeting thyme with low dense habit and scattered pure white and purple lavender flowers throughout summer. Grows to 20 – 40 mm.

Lavender Thyme

Prefers sun
Prefers dry conditions
Free draining soils
Light – moderate traffic
The most vigorous compacting carpeting thyme with low dense habit and scattered pure lavender flowers throughout summer. Grows to 20 – 40 mm.

Golden Lemon Thyme

Prefers sun
Prefers dry conditions
Most soils types except wet
Light – moderate traffic
Robust but slower spreading form with strongly scented foliage of gold, limey green foliage and pinkish-purple flowers late summer.  Grows 50 – 80 mm high. Excellent for bordering NoMow lawns, etc.

Cerise Thyme

Prefers sun
Prefers dry conditions
Most soils types except wet
Light – moderate traffic
A less vigorous compacting carpeting thyme with a dense habit and masses of cerise flowers throughout summer. Grows to 30 – 600 mm.

Limited Supply

Kina, Red heads - Acaena microphylla

Prefers sun
Handles dry conditions
Performs in clay or poor soils
Light traffic
Spectacular display of bright crimson kina-like seed heads in summer, growing to 30 - 60 mm.


Mercury Bay Weed - Dichondra repens

Sun or part shade
Drought tolerant
All soil types
Moderate to heavy traffic
Leaves become smaller and tighter with traffic and forms a dense thatch of stems and leaves impenetrable by weeds once established. It reseeds itself annually, self-perpetuating and improving with age. Grows in sun or part shade and thrives on little moisture. Dichondra is resistant to some herbicides making establishment easy. Grows 10 – 30 mm high. Excellent between paving stones and is shallow rooted. Does not perform well under shrubs and trees.