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Albuca nelsonii

Albuca nelsonii

A robust, evergreen, bulbous perennial from South Africa. This is a striking plant, a great alternative to agapanthus. Spikes of white and green flowers through summer, last well and are good for cut flower. Tolerant of dry shade.

1m | $10

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


Davidsonia pruriens (Davidson’s plum) | AVAILABLE AUTUMN

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Davidsonia pruriens (Davidson’s plum)

A rainforest tree from northern Queensland Australia. Forms a medium sized tree with large compound leaves. Edible, purple, plum-like fruit are produced in autumn winter, the red flesh makes a lovely jam. Prefers moist, fertile soils; protect from frost and strong wind.

6m | $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


Hibiscus mutabilis (Confederate Rose / Cotton Rose) | AVAILABLE SUMMER

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Hibiscus mutabilis (Confederate Rose / Cotton Rose)

This is a beauty we found flowering in a garden in late summer in Waihi.

The Cotton Rose has quite large semi-double white flowers which gradually turn pale pink before aging dark pink. All present on the tree at one time. A good food source for bees. The large grass green, maple shaped leaves are soft in texture. These turn butter yellow in autumn, deciduous.

A stunning, upright small tree for mild climates or a multi-leadered shrub in cooler places. Can be pruned to maintain as a shrub.

3m | $20

Hibiscus mutabilis

Hibiscus mutabilis

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


Ilex mitis (Cape Holly)

Ilex mitis (Cape Holly)

The only species of holly native to South Africa. Forms an attractive evergreen tree with a rounded canopy and straight trunk. Small white flowers in spring. Can be grown as a hedge.

10m | $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


Justicia carnea alba | AVAILABLE SUMMER

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Justicia carnea alba

The white candelebra like flowers looking stunning against the dark green glossy leaves. Tropical looking. Requires shade and shelter. It is not as robust or cold tolerant as other types.

1.5m | $14

Justicia carnea alba

Justicia carnea alba

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 hildebrandiana | SOLD OUT

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Lonicera hildebrandiana

Giant honeysuckle. Worth having for the name alone. An evergreen climber for a hot spot with very large scented apricot flowers. Rare.

$20

Lonicera hildebrandiana

Lonicera hildebrandiana

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


Rhododendron vireya Golden Charm

Rhododendron vireya Golden Charm

A Jury Hybrid. Masses of golden apricot-orange flower trusses, with red stems and tropical looking dark glossy leaves. A compact, vigorous vireya.

Require frost free position with good drainage. Flowers better in full sun situation though do not let them dry out. They flower intermittently throughout the year.

1m | $18

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


Rhododendron vireya Just Peachy

Rhododendron vireya Just Peachy

Large, pale peachy-apricot flowers appear throughout the year. Tropical, glossy, green leaves. Prefers morning sun or part shade. Larger growing plant.

Require frost free position with good drainage. Flowers better in full sun situation though do not let them dry out. They flower intermittently throughout the year.

1.8m | $18

Rhododendron Vireya Just Peachy

Rhododendron Vireya Just Peachy

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


Rhododendron vireya Little Devil

Rhododendron vireya Little Devil

Dark red, trumpet shaped flowers above glossy, tropical looking foliage. A tidy compact form. Great for small courtyard, pot or garden border.

Require frost free position with good drainage. Flowers better in full sun situation though do not let them dry out. They flower intermittently throughout the year.

1.2m | $18

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


Rhododendron vireya Sensation

Rhododendron vireya Sensation

Lightly scented, watermelon-pink flowers with long trumpets on an open truss.

1.5m | $18

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


Rhododendron vireya Tropic Glow | AVAILABLE AUTUMN

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Rhododendron vireya Tropic Glow

Trusses of large orange flowers with a golden yellow throat. Glossy, leathery, tropical looking foliage.

Require frost free position with good drainage. Flowers better in full sun situation though do not let them dry out. They flower intermittently throughout the year.

2m | $18

Rhododendron vireya Tropic Glow

Rhododendron vireya Tropic Glow

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


Rhopalostylis sapida (Nikau Palm)

Rhopalostylis sapida (Nikau Palm)

NZ’s only native palm tree.

10m | $15 & $25

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


Salix magnifica | SOLD OUT

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Salix magnifica

Truly magnificent.  The large bluish leaves look more like a Magnolia than a willow. Long catkins up to 25cm in length appear in spring. Would look great beside water or in a tropical garden.  Hardy upright shrub, prefers some shelter.

6m | $ 18

Salix magnifica

Salix magnifica

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