Native plants

NZ Iris

Scientific name: Libertia peregrinans
Maori name: mikoikoi

Pioneer Grass or similar - native to the Wellington Region
Suits: damp, dry, partial shade, sunny, exposure, coastal forest garden, coastal and dune garden, wetlands and water features

About NZ Iris

A striking green/yellow/copper-striped fan of stiff blades. Can spread out on horizontal stolons into a neat fringe of tussocks. Attractive yellow/white flower clusters from spring, becoming clusters of orange berries in late summer.

Provides for birds

  Nectar Fruit Seeds
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