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Prices

NoMow plant prices including GST are:

No. trays Price per tray
1-9 trays $44.00
10 or more trays $40.00

Freight to anywhere in New Zealand is quoted on individual orders.


Plants Available

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
Orange Berry Orange Berry
Mercury Bay weed Mercury Bay weed
Lavender thyme
White/Lavender thyme mix
Cerise thyme
Golden Lemon thyme

Natives

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Matt Fern – Blechnum penna-marina

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

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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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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.
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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.