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Fill your garden with colourful & interesting Landscape plants

Landscaping your garden doesn't have to be a costly excercise. In the city smaller potted plants can cost between $6-$9 each per pot. At Chris and Marie's Plant Farms we've made landcaping your garden fun and cost effective. We've grown a fantastic range of colourful 5" potted landscape plants for you to choose from including pittosporums, golden diosma, choisya and hebes. Our plants are $4.50 each or $19.90 for 5 pots, mix and match your selections or purchase 5 of one variety, the choice is yours.

Choose from Chris & Marie's Landscape Lines and fill your garden full of colourful plants this season at great country prices.

Choose from Chris & Marie's Landscape Collection
5" pots all $4.50 each or $19.90 for 5 pots

  Landscape Plant Plant Description Landscape Use Height
X Width
Tolerances/
Conditions
Flowering

Abelia X grandiflora

Small to medium shrub with glossy green leaves.

Can be clipped into a hedge or grown as an individual specimen or mixed with other shrubs.

4-6ft
x 3-4ft
Sun to shade, well drained soils and regular watering in summer, like to be pruned heavily

Small white with mauve flowers in summer, 2nd flush of flowers at the end of summer.

Acanthus mollis

Broad deep green glossy leaved clump forming plant with tall flower stems.

Good in sheltered positions in moist soils. Mix with other shade loving plants or use in mass for good effect.

2ft x 4ft

Sheltered moist positions, fast growing hardy plant.

Tall flower stems can grow up to 6ft, purple/pinky/white flowers on the tall stems in spring and summer.

Ajuga
Ajuga reptans purpurea

Small rosette forming plant with green leaves and purple flower spikes.

Excellent mass planted to form a thick weed suppressing groundcover, good mixed with other low growing plants.

2-3" tall spreads by surface runners

Frost hardy loves moist soils, sun to shade.

Spikes of deep blue/purple flowers up to 20cm long in spring.

Castlewellan gold
Cupressocyparis leylandii 'Castlewellan gold'

Beautiful golden soft foliaged conifer.

Excellent clipped to form privacy screens and hedges, ideal as an individual specimen.

40ft x 18ft

Loved to be trimmed, drought tolerant, hardy to frost, wet feet loves full sun positions.

Used in the landscape for its attractive golden foliage.

Choisya ternata
Choisya ternata

Compact evergreen rounded shrub with glossy green compound leaves .

Loves to be clipped into hedges and borders, good mid sized specimen plant.

5-6ft x 4-5ft

Full sun to part shade, well drained soils, likes slightly acidic soil.

Clusters of fragrant white star shaped flowers, resembling orange blossoms, flowers in spring and late summer.

Cistus salviifolius
Cistus salviifolius

Evergreen shrub covered in saucer shaped crinkled flowers.

Ideal as a mid sized specimen shrub, cottage style plant.

3-4ft x 4-6ft

Warm sunny position, very well drained soils, drought tolerant, moderately frost hardy.

Blooms for long periods, pure white flowers with yellow middle, late winter to early summer flowering.

Coast Rosemary
Westringia fruticosa

Rosemary like foliage, compact rounded shrub with stiff spreading branches with grey/ green leaves.

Good to hedge or use as an individual specimen, good for coastal areas.

6ft x 6ft

Tolerant of salt laden winds, drought tolerant, full sun to part shade.

White flowers with purple blotch in the throat, flowers most of the year.

Giant Amazon Perennial
Gunnera manicata

Clump forming plant with large broad leaves

Interesting specimen plant suited to informal and formal style gardens

8ft x 8ft

Moist soils, well drained, full sun to part shade, protect from very hot winds and hot sun.

Greenish red flower spikes in summer.

Golden Choisya
Choisya ternata 'sundance'

Golden yellow foliage matures to yellow/green compact evergreen shrub

Can be clipped into hedges or used as a specimen plant mixed with other mid sized plants

5-6ft x 4-5ft

Full sun to part shade, well drained soils, likes slightly acidic soils

Clusters of fragrant white star shaped flowers, resembling orange blossoms, flowers in spring and late summer

Golden diosma
Coleonema pulchrum aurea

Medium sized evergreen shrub with short golden/green needle like leaves, aromatic foliage

Great used interplanted with conifers, can be used mass planted as small borders

2-4ft x 2-4ft

Regular trimming, likes moist well drained soils in full sun and regular fertilising with a complete fertiliser

Tiny light pink star shaped flowers in winter, spring and sometimes in summer

Hebe albicans
Hebe albicans

Blue/grey tightly bunched leaves

Ideal as a small border or specimen plant

1.5ft x 1.5ft

Frost hardy, loves sun to shade in moist well drained soils

In early summer short white flower spikes will form

Hebe champagne

Low growing evergreen shrub with dark green foliage

Ideal in tubs, rockeries and garden situations, can be clipped to create a small hedge or interplanted with other small bushes and shrubs in the garden

2ft x 3ft

Frost hardy, ideal in coastal conditions, full sun to part shade, well drained soils, wind tolerant, benefit from a light pruning after flowering

White flower spikes in spring

Hebe lavender lass

Evergreen shrub with small green leaves

3ft x 3ft

Masses of lilac coloured flowers in late spring

Hebe inspiration veronica
Hebe inspiration veronica

Evergreen shrub with mall dark green leaves

3ft x 3ft

Lavender flowers spikes in spring

Hebe oratia beauty

Evergreen shrub with green mid sized leaves

2-3ft x 2-3ft

Pink bud fading to white in summer

Hebe wiri cloud

Evergreen shrub with small green leaves.

2ft x 2ft

White flower spikes with pink colourings in spring and summer.

Hebe wiri mist

Grey/green small leaves closely bunched together.

1ft x 3ft Small white flower spikes in late spring.

Hebe wiri splash

Evergreen shrub with small bright green leaves.

1ft x 2ft

Lilac flower spikes in early summer.

Japanese windflower
Anemone x hybrida

Tufts of green leaves close to the ground with tall flower spikes.

Mass planted for dramatic flower effect, ideal under trees.

2ft x 1-2ft

Frost hardy, moist well drained soils, part shade to shade.

White to deepest rose flowers in autumn to winter.

Photinia
Photinia robusta

Evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves, red coppery new growth

Excellent clipped into hedges and screens, prune to promote bushiness

8-12ft x 8-12ft

Fast growing, sun to part shade, drought tolerant and frost hardy.

White flower clusters in spring

Pittoporum tenuifolium
'Stirling mist'
Pittoporum tenuifolium
'Stirling mist'

Evergreen shrub with light green small leaves with white margins.

Excellent clipped into a hedge or screen can also be used individually in the garden.

12ft x 4ft

Loves full sun to part shade in well drained soils, frost hardy.

Used for its foliage.

Pittosporum 'James Stirling'
Pittosporum tenuifolium 'James Stirling'

Evergreen shrub with grey/green small leaves.

Excellent clipped into a hedge or screen can also be used individually in the garden.

9ft x 4ft

Loves full sun to part shade in well drained soils, frost hardy.

Used for its foliage.

Pittosporum eugenoides variegated
Pittosporum eugenoides 'Variegatum'

Densely foliaged evergreen large pyramidal shaped shrub with light green leaves with cream/white margins

Ideal for hedges, screens and dust barriers, use individually or mix with other large growing shrubs to form a dense screen.

40ft x 15-20ft

Frost tolerant, drought tolerant, moist soils in open sunny positions.

Small clusters of start shaped yellow flowers in spring.

Potato vine
Solanum jasminoides

Semi/evergreen climber with green leaves.

Ideal for use as a screen grown along trellis, cottage and formal style gardens.

15ft x 10ft

Fast growing, sun to part shade, prefers to be protected from frost, well drained moist soils.

Showy clusters of white flowers in spring and summer.

Prostanthera
Prostanthera

Evergreen shrub, foliage has a minty smell when crushed.

Ideal in coastal areas, use individually or mix with other coastal shrubs.

3ft x 3ft

Sunny positions in well drained soils, good for coastal conditions.

In spring and summer 2 lipped trumpet like flowers appear with touches of light mauve, red, purple and yellow colours on the flowers.

Silver bush
Convolvulous cneorum

Small rounded bush with soft silvery leaves.

Use individually or mass plant for a dramatic effect, good mixed with red or maroon foliaged plants.

2ft x 2ft

Most soil conditions, will tolerate exposed sites, loves full sun.

Small white flowers with a small yellow middle appear in spring and summer.

Snow in summer
Cerastium tomentosum

Vigorous groundcover with silvery grey leaves.

Use individually or mass plant for a dramatic effect, good mixed with red or maroon foliaged plants.

5ft x 2-4ft

Fast growing, likes well drained soils, cold hardy.

Masses of white start shaped flowers in late spring and summer.