Our Plants

Grown locally, seed sourced native species that are strong and thrive into the future.

Phormium tenax

A large flax forming robust clumps of broad, green leaves. Great material for weaving and fibre. Excellent low shelter and erosion control. Seeds from January-March and nectar from December-January are very attractive to pollinators. Tolerant of a wide range of sites including swampy, windy and coastal environments. Very hardy.

https://www.nzpcn.org.nz/flora/species/phormium-tenax/

 

 

 

Plant Type

Flax

Full Size H x W

3m x 2m

Soil Type

Dry free draining
Wet heavy poor draining
Boggy/swampy/wetland

Tolerations

Full sun
Partial shade
Frost hardy
Exposed sites
Salt winds

Environmental

Filters run off
Erosion control
Riparian management

Wildlife

Attracts birds
Attracts bees
Attracts insects

Diverse Plant Range

Important for plant health and
a balanced life to the land

Reared from Seed

Plants will grow and establish faster, stronger and look fantastic quicker

Purposeful Planting

Usefull for shelter, water retention and wildlife benefits

Our passion lies in demonstrating the sustainability of planting in a method that has zero negative impact on land and resources but rather leave them in a better state.