syn. Leptocarpus similis

Native to NZ. A wetland reed, but will grow in normal conditions. Has fine grey/green leaves and brownish bracts. Forms a large, densely erect clump with a slow, creeping rhizome. Needs full sun. Prefers wet soils. Tolerates wind, saline soils and coastal exposure. Hardy. Evergreen.

Recommended spacing = 1.2m.
E.H. 1m x E.W. 1m

We grow over 1,000 different plant varieties, and the availability is constantly changing.

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Ardmore Nurseries is a wholesale plant nursery near Clevedon, Auckland.  We grow a large range of container and field grown plants including evergreen and deciduous shrubs and trees, hedging, natives, perennials, grasses, conifers, ferns, climbers, succulents, and groundcovers.

We sell business to business, our large customer covering landscapers, retail garden centres, property developers, council and government, farmers and orchardists, retirement villages, other nurseries, and more.