Hokonui Alpines
Catalogue of Rock Garden
Plants A to G

updated 12th September 2021


HOMEPAGE

PLANTS FOR SALE - H to P

PLANTS FOR SALE - Primula to W

INFORMATION AND TIPS ON GROWING ROCK PLANTS

        
           

                

LATEST ENTRIES are indicated by a THUMBNAIL photo with a blue border.

Click on the THUMBNAILS to see larger photos of the plants.
Our large collection of alpine plants and dwarf perennials
includes many unusual and uncommon varieties difficult to find elsewhere in New Zealand.
H x W = the approximate height and width of the plant in flower.
NZ = New Zealand native plant

Ordering from the Plant Catalogue

Orders will be accepted by email or telephone

• We have a MINIMUM ORDER OF FIVE PLANTS
• Please include a delivery address and
• your daytime contact phone number


Courier delivery charges (approx. 10-18 plants) as follows:
Southland to Canterbury orders, allow $10.00,
north of Christchurch to Nelson, Blenheim $18.30,
North Island orders up to $28.60,
Rural Delivery additional fee $6.60.
NOTE: The above freight charges will increase in September
Country customers may prefer their plants to be sent to a town address from where they can be collected.
This will save several days and rural delivery fees.

Payment is by online banking or direct payment to our bank, thank you. (details will be sent by email).


We are busy producing lots of new goodies and as soon as plants are ready for sale they are loaded onto our catalogue so please keep visiting our site, keep gardening and keep well.

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING ORDERS FOR DISPATCH AS SOON AS OUR COURIERS AND NZ POST HAVE CLEARED THEIR SIGNFICANT FREIGHT BACKLOG.

FIRST DATE FOR DELIVERY WILL BE SHOWN HERE, WHEN WE HAVE IT.

Alyssum citrinumALYSSUM saxatile citrinum $8.00
A low mound of grey leaves with pale moonlight yellow flowers in spring. Excellent on sunny walls, banks and rock gardens.
Alyssum Dudley NevillALYSSUM saxatile Dudley Nevill $8.00
This fine perennial variety makes a low mound of grey green foliage with a good display of light butterscotch yellow flowers during late spring. These are seed-raised plants - we expect them to flower true to colour.
Androsace carnea laggeriANDROSACE carnea laggeri $8.00
Cushion of bright green needles and light pink flowers on short stems in spring. H6cm x W10cm.
Androsace sempervivoidesANDROSACE sempervivoides $8.00
Neat cushions or mats with heads of light pink flowers on short stems during spring. Sunny trough or crevice.
Anemone blanda WhiteANEMONE blanda White $8.00
This is a marvellous woodland Anemone for a sunny or partly sunny position. It makes a ferny carpet with pure white daisies. Winter dormant.
Anemone blanda PurpleANEMONE blanda Purple $8.00
A handsome purple-flowered variation of the above. Same conditions.
Anemone ranunculoidesANEMONE ranunculoides $8.00
Cheerful golden yellow semi-double flowers over the mat of deeply divided foliage in late spring. Woodland conditions. H15cm x W30cm. Winter dormant.
Antennaria dioica roseaANTENNARIA dioica rosea $8.00
Silver grey mats. Pretty papery flowerheads of a good rose pink in early summer. Sun. H10cm x W30cm.
Aquilegia bertoloniiAQUILEGIA bertolonii $8.00
An easy little Columbine from the Pyrenees with low tufts of deep blue-green foliage and 1-2 good-sized deep blue nodding flowers per stem in early summer. A good species for those new to alpine gardening H10-15cm.
Aquilegia canadensisAQUILEGIA canadensis $8.00
Narrow Bonnets of salmon red lined with yellow. Borders, cottage gardens, shady borders.
no photoAQUILEGIA chaplinii $8.00
An elegant dwarf species with long-spurred yellow flowers. Rock garden, trough. Few
Aquilegia saximontanaAQUILEGIA saximontana $8.00
A very dwarf species with pert little flowers of pale blue and white. H10cm x W7cm.

Auriculas and Dusty Millers

Auriculas for salePlease turn to Auriculas 2021 for available varieties.

Azorella trifurcataAZORELLA trifurcata $8.00
Broad spreading hummocks of crispy apple green foliage. Dusted in summer with little greeny yellow flowers. Always immaculate. Sun. H15cm x W1m+
no photoBIARUM davisii $9.00
An uncommon tuberous perennial from Crete which produces inflated cream spathes at soil level in autumn, with slightly protruding red brown spadices, after the leaves have died down. Sun. Very well drained soils, better to underwater than overwater.
no photoBULBINELLA hookeri $8.00
Strappy copper-coloured leaves joined by spikes of starry golden yellow flowers. Part sun or cooler aspects. Winter dormant.
Campanula nitidaCAMPANULA nitida $8.00
Dark green crinkled rosettes. Upright stems carrying outward-facing large powder blue saucers in summer. Evergreen, smart, and non-running. H15cm x W30cm.
Carmichaelia corrugataCARMICHAELIA corrugata $8.00
A very low-growing wee Pygmy Broom sprinkled with little purple flowers in early summer. A cutie for a trough garden or sand bed. Sun. Gritty soil. NZ
Crepis incanaCREPIS incana $8.00
The Pink Dandelion. A fine Greek species with greyish green foliage and slender branching stems of pure pink daisies from mid-summer. Just the thing to give gardening friends who think they have everything! Rarely sets seed. Sun. Rock garden, banks, front of the border.
no photoCROCUS vernus $8.00
The large goblets are glossy deep lavender to purple, appearing in early spring. A good increaser ideal for naturalising.
Cyclamen hederifolium PinkCYCLAMEN hederifolium Pink $8.00
Typical twirly flowers in abundance, rising from a large flattened tuber in autumn, are soon joined by ivy-shaped leaves attractively marked with silver. Tubers offered are from a fine pink form. Part shade. Cool fertile soil. Sets plenty of seed and will soon reward you with a lovely carpet of foliage and flowers.
Cyclamen hederifolium White FormCYCLAMEN hederifolium White Form $8.00
The same as the above variety, with pure white flowers. Same conditions etc.
Cyclamen mirabileCYCLAMEN mirabile $9.00
Young tubers offered of this uncommon species. Soft pink petals with toothed margins and a deep maroon patch at the mouth of the flower. Emerging foliage often shows a pink blush.
Daphne mezereumDAPHNE mezereum $8.00
Mezereon. A deciduous species growing to approx. 1.4m high. Fragrant deep pink flower spikes before the foliage appears in spring. Lovely for picking.
Daphne oleoidesDAPHNE oleoides $9.00
A low rounded bush eventually to about 35cm x35cm with hundreds of cream flowers in summer. Open sunny positions, not dry.
Dicentra cucullariaDICENTRA cucullaria $8.00
From little winter-dormant bulbs rise dainty cream 'Dutchman's Breeches" which are soon joined by feathery grey green leaves. Suitable for part shade and a cool soil with humus. Mulch after planting. Four ready now, more to come.
Dodecatheon dentatumDODECATHEON dentatum $8.00
Low clumps of toothed frilled leaves and, in summer, 15cm stems carrying white flowers with upswept petals and protruding chocolate anthers. Winter dormant. Moist peaty soil.
Dodecatheon hendersoniiDODECATHEON hendersonii $8.00 or 3 for $21.00
American Shooting Star. Slim stems bearing several cool lavender flowers with sharply reflexed petals and a protruding 'beak'. Flat tufts of rounded foliage. Relishes a moist fertile soil. Winter dormant.
Erythronium Cream Hybrid AERYTHRONIUM Cream Hybrid A $10.00
This winter-dormant bulb produces pale cream pendant flowers which are lightly flushed with yellow inside with rusty marking and pink anthers. The handsome foliage is banded with pinky brown especially pronounced when emerging with the flowerbuds. A good increaser for part sun and cool soil.
Gypsophila repens albaGYPSOPHILA repens alba $8.00
A prolific pure white-flowered rockery Gypsophila which really 'froths' over during summer. Marvellous on walls and banks. H12cm x W45cm.
Gypsophila tenuifoliumGYPSOPHILA tenuifolium $8.00
This species forms a tight dome of foliage with many slender wiry stems carrying clear pink single flowers in summer. Sun. H30cm.


HOMEPAGE

PLANT CATALOGUE - H to P

PLANT CATALOGUE - Primula to W

INFORMATION AND TIPS ON GROWING ROCK PLANTS


Hokonui Alpines, Croydon Siding Road, R.D.6, Gore 9776, Southland,
New Zealand
Landline: 03 208 9609.
Contact us: hokpines@actrix.gen.nz