Hokonui Alpines
Catalogue of Rock Garden
Plants H to P

updated 12th SEPTEMBER 2021


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PLANTS FOR SALE - A to G

PLANTS FOR SALE - Primula to W

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Most plants for the rock garden appreciate an open sunny position and a soil that allows water to drain away.
Where plants prefer different conditions these are stated in their description.


Helianthemum AnnabelHELIANTHEMUM Annabel $8.00
Spikes of fully-double clear pink held well up above this low bush of soft grey green foliage. Sun-loving, frost and drough tolerant once established. Clip back as soon as the early summer flowers have dropped - this will produce masses of flowers for the following year. H20cm x W30cm. Ideal for edging, banks and walls.
Iris vernaIRIS verna $8.00
This is a pretty American with lavender blue flowers with yellow crest. H15cm x W20cm.

Low Growing Iris Innominata for the Rock Garden and Border

The following species form clumps rather than spreading by rhizomes and flowering mainly in late spring to early summer. Part sun or dappled shade, and a cool fertile soil will suit most.

Iris innominata Gold/MahoganyIRIS innominata Gold/Mahogany $8.00
This is a good richly coloured form with flowers of old gold, the falls have a broad mahogany band on the lip and mahogany veining.
Iris innominata LavenderIRIS innominata Lavender $8.00
Pale lavender standards and falls of deeper lavender with a gold blaze veined dark purple.
Iris innominata PurpleIRIS innominata Purple $8.00
A selection from our seedlings with lovely purple flowers.
Iris innominata Wine/TerracottaIRIS innominata Wine/Terracotta $8.00
Brick tan flowers with a wine flush, and a brownish gold band and dark veining on the falls.


Luzula crenulataLUZULA crenulata $8.00
This crispy green grassy bun is quite a feature in one of our troughs and gets lots of attention. Tinted copper in winter. Sun. Moist gritty soil. H5cm x W25cm. NZ
Meconopsis puniceaMECONOPSIS punicea $12.00
Clumps of bristly hairy foliage. Slender stems carrying solitary pendant deep red poppies with a lustrous satin sheen to the deeply pointed petals. Plant now to flower this summer. Cool fertile soil and part sun or light shade. Flowers then dies in its second year. Limit one per order.
Mesembryanthemum Lavender Trails MESEMBRYANTHEMUM Lavender Trails $8.00
This is a plant for dry soils in sun or dappled shade. It has small fleshy leaves and thousands of little satiny pink flowers throughout the warmer months and is a delight. Frost tolerant to maybe -7C. H10cm x W1m.
Muscari armeniacum Blue SpikeMUSCARI armeniacum Blue Spike $8.00
Offered as M.plumosum in error. Our apologies! Fat light purple buds, carrying many flowers, rising from the slender foliage in spring.
no photoMUSCARI Siberian Tiger $8.00
A handsome little Muscari with spikes of snowy white aromatic flowers in spring.
Narcissus cyclamineus hybridNARCISSUS cyclamineus hybrid $10.00
This is a charming little Daffodil from Heather Metherell's nursery, Southwell Plants. Early flowering with short-stemmed slender yellow flowers and the swept back perianth typical of its parent. Increases well. (2-3 flowering bulbs per pot)
Nertera depressaNERTERA depressa $8.00
This lush bright green mat has tiny nondescript flowers which are followed by abundant glossy orange fruits clustered amongst the foliage. Part shade. Damp. NZ
Oxalis hirta Lilac FormOXALIS hirta Lilac Form $8.00
This is an excellent late summer and autumn blooming corm with large cool lilac flowers which are very showy and attractive. Lovely in a pot on a sunny step or porch, will spread too much in the open garden. H10cm x W25cm.
Oxalis Ken AsletOXALIS Ken Aslet $8.00
Mats of downy grey green foliage make a nice backdrop to the large lemon flowers during autumn. Sun. Best grown in pots and containers.
Oxalis lobataOXALIS lobata $8.00
Butter yellow funnels over compact bright green cushions bring welcome colour during the autumn days. Dormant in summer and not invasive. Sun. Rock garden, trough, pot.
Paeonia tenuifoliaPAEONIA tenuifolia $9.00
Very deeply cut fresh green foliage and shining bowls of glowing red with a central boss of golden stamens. A lower-growing species for the front of the border. Winter dormant. These are young 2-3yr old plants.
Pleione Shantung DucatPLEIONE Shantung Ducat $25.00
Sumptuous terrestrial orchid. Offered as unpotted pseudobulbs. Popular as a container specimen, planted in sphagnum, with coarse potting mix or composted bark, and pelleted fertiliser.
Polemonium speciesPOLEMONIUM species $8.00
A pretty dwarf Jacob's Ladder with compact foliage and china blue summer flowers which our visitors say smell like Sweet Peas. Sun or part sun and a fertile free-draining soil. H15cm.


HOMEPAGE

PLANTS FOR SALE - A to G

PLANTS FOR SALE - Primula to W

HOW TO ORDER

HELPFUL INFORMATION ON GROWING ALPINE PLANTS


Hokonui Alpines, Croydon Siding Road, RD6, Gore 9776, Southland,
New Zealand
Telephone 03 208 9609.
Contact us: hokpines@actrix.gen.nz