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Abutilon Orange Bells

Abutilon Orange Bells

Lovely large, bell-shaped, orange flowers. Long flowering period. Happy in sun or shade. Attractive to Tui’s and Bellbirds.

2m | $14

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Abutilon insigne | AVAILABLE 2018

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Abutilon insigne

An unusual climbing form of Abutilon from South America. Red flowers. A collectors plant. A good food source for birds.

$25

Abutilon insigne

Abutilon insigne

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Abutilon Strawberry Crush | AVAILABLE SUMMER

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Abutilon Strawberry Crush

A superb red abutilon. Large flowers and compact habit. Happy in sun or shade. Attractive to Tui’s and Bellbirds.

2m | $14

Abutilon Strawberry Crush

Abutilon Strawberry Crush

Abutilon Strawberry Crush

Abutilon Strawberry Crush

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Callistemon Little John (Dwarf Callistemon) | NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO MYRTLE RUST

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Callistemon Little John (Dwarf Callistemon)

A small growing callistemon with bluish green leaves. The red bottlebrush flowers occur through most of the year, though their peak flowering is from early summer to autumn. It is a great plant for attracting birds to your garden, the flowers are an important food source. Plant in either full sun or light shade. It will handle coastal conditions.

1m | $14

Callistemon Little John (Dwarf Callistemon)

Callistemon Little John (Dwarf Callistemon)

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia Barbara Clark | SOLD OUT

Camellia Barbara Clark

Camellia Barbara Clark

A reticulata x saluenensis type. Large semi-double, mid-pink flowers. Slower growing.

2.5m | $14 or 5 for $60

Camellia Barbara Clark

Camellia Barbara Clark

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia chekiangoleosa

Camellia chekiangoleosa

A Chinese species closely related to Camellia japonica.  The large, showy, single flowers have a distinctly orange-red colour tone with masses of yellow anthers.  Flowering late winter – early spring. Good bee food.

2+ m | $18

Camellia chekiangoleosa

Camellia chekiangoleosa

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia japonica Demi Tasse

Camellia japonica Demi Tasse

An old variety, seldom seen these days. Semi-double, peachy pink coloured flowers. Compact, upright growth, evergreen.

2m | $14

Camellia Demi Tasse

Camellia Demi Tasse

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia Dr Burnside

Camellia Dr Burnside

Flamboyant, rich-red semi-double or peony type flowers with yellow stamens.  A japonica type, slower growing with an upright form.  Will form a small tree with age.

2m | $14

Camellia Dr Burnside

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia grijsii | SOLD OUT

Camellia grijsii

Species camellia from southern China. The white scented flowers are single with heart shaped petals.  Upright growth habit, forms small tree.

4m | $20

 

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia lutchuensis | SOLD OUT

Camellia lutchuensis

A species camellia from Japan. The tiny single white flowers are the most sweetly scented of any camellia.  Evergreen, upright growing, with small green leaves.  Best suited to a semi-shaded or open woodland environment.

2m | $20

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia salicifolia | SOLD OUT

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Camellia salicifolia

A species camellia from Hong Kong, with small, lightly scented, single white flowers.  The foliage is a real feature, with long narrow ‘willow-like’ leaves; the new growth bronze-red before turning green in summer. Pendulous, almost weeping habit.

2m | $20

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia San Dimas

Camellia San Dimas

An eye-catching camellia.  The semi-double dark red flowers stand out well against the dark green leaves. Dense, upright growth.  Simon Farrell rates this as one of the top winter flowering shrubs

2m | $14

Camellia San Dimas

Camellia San Dimas

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Camellia Tanya

Camellia Tanya

A sasanqua form. Masses of small single pink flowers smother this bush in April & May, providing a great food source for birds. Great as a specimen or as a hedge. Compact, tidy form with small leaves.

2.5m | $14

Camellia Tanya

Camellia Tanya

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
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Camellia tsaii

Camellia tsaii

A species Camellia with delightful, dainty white, perfumed flowers.  Small wavy leaves with reddish tinge, hang softly in a weeping fashion. A popular food source of our native birds the Tui and Waxeye.

2.5m | $14

Camellia tsaii

Camellia tsaii

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Cassia didymobotrya (Popcorn Cassia)

Cassia didymobotrya (Popcorn Cassia)

An attention grabbing shrub from Africa.  Bright golden yellow pea-like flowers, in spikes held above the leaves throughout summer. Lush tropical looking foliage. Not cold hardy, prune after flowering.

2.5m | $30

Cassia didymobotrya

Cassia didymobotrya

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Clianthus puniceus (kaka beak) | SOLD OUT

|Clianthus puniceus (kaka beak)

A rare NZ native plant. Stunning red flowers that resemble a Kaka’s beak appear in Spring. Forms a sprawling shrub. Good food source for nectar loving birds. Prune after flowering to maintain shape.

1.8m | $8

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Edgeworthia gardneri

Edgeworthia gardneri

A rare plant from Nepal. Soft, felty, greyish green leaves and globes of fragrant yellow flowers – loved by the Tui.  Prefers a sunny well drained site. Upright habit.  Related to Daphnes. See also Daphnes a useful bloom.

2m | $20

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Elingamita johnsonii

Elingamita johnsonii

A rare plant from the Three Kings Islands, NZ. The large, glossy, dark green leaves, and bright red fruit are attractive. Small, slow growing tree. Frost tender.

3m | $20

Elingamita johnsonii

Elingamita johnsonii

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Erythrina crista-galli (Brazillian coral tree) | SOLD OUT

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Erythrina crista-galli (Brazillian coral tree)

A deciduous tree with stunning red pea type flowers in summer.

6m | $20

Erythrina crista-galli (Brazillian coral tree)

Erythrina crista-galli (Brazillian coral tree)

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Eupatorium purpureum ‘Gateway’

Eupatorium purpureum ‘Gateway’ Joe Pye weed. A bold, beautiful and easy care perennial.  Large mauve-pink flower heads appear in late summer and autumn; and are favoured by the monarch butterflies.

Eupatorium purpureum Gateway

Eupatorium purpureum Gateway

1.5m | $14

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Fuchsia paniculata


Fuchsia paniculata

A species fuchsia from the Central American highlands.  The flowers are large panicles (upto 20cm across) with dozens of single pink flowers, these are followed by edible grape like berries. Lovely glossy green leaves with red stems. Forms a woody upright shrub.

2m | $14

Fuchsia paniculata

Fuchsia paniculata

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Gordonia yunnanensis (Fried Egg Tree / Crepe Camellia)

Gordonia yunnanensis

Large, single white flowers with butter yellow anthers from autumn to spring; popular with tui and bellbirds. A large, vigorous, upright growing shrub with glossy, evergreen leaves.  Hardy though does prefer a sheltered site in sun or part shade.

3m | $20

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Grewia Mauve Star

Grewia Mauve Star

An attractive, hardy plant from Southern Africa. The mauve, star-shaped flowers appear through summer and autumn and are followed by small edible fruits. Forms a scrambling shrub or small tree to approx. 3m. Tolerates light frosts and drought. Plant either full sun or light shade.

3m | $14

Grewia Mauve Star

Grewia Mauve Star

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Isoplexis canariensis (Bellbird plant / Canary Island foxglove) | AVAILABLE SUMMER

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Isoplexis canariensis (Bellbird plant / Canary Island foxglove)

A rare plant from the Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco where it is endangered. An evergreen, upright shrub with glossy green leaves.  Bright orange-red foxglove flowers appear in early spring, continuing through to autumn. It is very popular with the birds hence its common name the Bellbird plant. It is a cool-climate plant, tolerating cooler night temperatures, and can be planted in full sun or light shade, though does prefer protection from the mid afternoon sun.

1.2m |$14

Isoplexis canariensis (Bellbird plant Canary Island foxglove)

Isoplexis canariensis (Bellbird plant Canary Island foxglove)

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Isoplexis sceptrum (Giant Madeira Foxglove) | AVAILABLE SPRING

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Isoplexis sceptrum (Giant Madeira Foxglove)

Giant Madeira Foxglove.  A stunning rare plant.  Taller and more robust than the Canary Is. Foxglove, with broader, darker green leaves and larger dark orange foxglove flowers. Will form a tall woody shrub.

1.5m | $25

Isoplexis sceptrum

Isoplexis sceptrum

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Jacobinia pauciflora Fire Flies (Justicia rizzinii)

Jacobinia pauciflora Fire Flies (Justicia rizzinii)

A great winter flowering plant with masses of nodding red flowers with yellow tips. Our native birds, the bellbirds, tui, and waxeyes love feeding on it.  Plant one outside your dining room window and watch the birds feast through the winter. It likes a part shade situation with some protection from frost.

60cm | $14

Jacobinia pauciflora (Justicia rizzinii)

Jacobinia pauciflora (Justicia rizzinii)

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ | AVAILABLE AUTUMN

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Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’

Clusters of creamy white flowers smother this bush through winter providing the most wonderful fragrance.  Best planted somewhere you regularly pass to enjoy its scent. It is also very relaxing watching the waxeye’s feed on the flowers. It grows as a deciduous, rounded bush, and is easily managed unlike its cousin the Himalayan honeysuckle (climber).

2m | $20

Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’

Lonicera x purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Metrosideros bartlettii (Bartletts rata) | NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO MYRTLE RUST

Metrosideros bartlettii (Bartletts rata)

A rare and endangered native tree from the northern tip of New Zealand.  Forms a large weeping, evergreen tree with white rata / pohutukawa flowers. Coastal hardy.

>25m | $20

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Metrosideros excelsa (pohutukawa) | NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO MYRTLE RUST

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Metrosideros excelsa (pohutukawa)

NZ Christmas tree.  Spectacular red flower display around the festive season.  Evergreen, coastal hardy.  Frost tender in juvenile stage. These are seedling grown.

>25m | $10 – 100

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Phormium Green Dwarf | AVAILABLE SPRING

Phormium Green Dwarf

A small growing, very tidy, green flax.  Tolerant of a range of conditions – coastal, dry, damp, windy.  The yellow flowers which appear in spring are great for attracting tui and waxeyes.

 

80cm | $10 or 5 for $40

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Pittosporum cornifolium | SOLD OUT

Pittosporum cornifolium

A native shrub often found growing as an epiphyte in trees or on rocks. Pittosporum cornifolium forms an interesting garden plant (it will grow in the ground). It has an open branch structure, with small, scented red flowers in winter, followed by sticky black seeds which are attractive to birds.

2m | $8

pittosporum-cornifolium

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373 Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Planchonella costata (Tawapou)

Planchonella costata (Tawapou)

Native.  A small, coastal tree from northern NZ, with attractive glossy green foliage. The large fleshy date-like fruit are a favourite of our native kereru and kaka. Frost tender.

6m | $14

Planchonella costata

Planchonella costata

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
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Prumnopitys ferruginea (Miro) | SOLD OUT

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Prumnopitys ferruginea (Miro)

One of our native conifer trees.  It forms a lovely specimen, with tidy, ferny green foliage.  Slow growing.  The red berry-like fruits are favoured by the kereru.

10m | $12

Miro

Miro

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
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Syzygium maire (Swamp maire) | NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO MYRTLE RUST

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Syzygium maire (Swamp maire)

A native tree once common in wetlands and swamps through out New Zealand. Evergreen. White pohutukawa like flowers followed by bright red edible berries, great for both bees and birds

10m | $8 each

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings vine) | SOLD OUT

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Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings vine)

A vigorous twining climber with thick, lush, tropical looking foliage.  Large clusters of cream coloured, trumpet-like flowers appear in winter and are a favourite with birds. Looks fantastic trained along a horizontal frame. Frost tender. Particularly hardy on the coast.

5m | $16

Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings vine)

Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings vine)

Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings vine)

Tecomanthe speciosa (Three Kings vine)

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz


Tree lucerne (Tagasaste) | AVAILABLE NOVEMBER

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Tree lucerne (Tagasaste)
Tree lucerne is a versatile, small, fast growing tree. It flowers during the winter and is an important food source for birds and bees.  We have a pair of kereru which spend a couple of months at our place each year during winter feeding on the tree lucerne. We have planted it through all of our shelter lines as a ‘nurse crop’, to provide initial wind shelter, frost protection, shade etc. for our longer-term plants.  We are starting to remove some of our trees now, the foliage is being fed to the stock and the trunks make good firewood.  Tree lucerne is a great feed crop for stock, particularly in periods of feed shortage; it will regrow after pruning.  It is also a nitrogen fixing plant.

4m | $2 (5cm pot)

Tree lucerne (Tagasaste)

Tree lucerne (Tagasaste)

Janica and Quin Amoore Woodleigh Nursery 300 Mountain Road RD 3 New Plymouth 4373
Tel 06 752 0830 | Cell 021 072 7394 (phone or text) | Email janica@woodleigh.co.nz