Tauranga-based wholesale plants and creepers for sale

Wholesale NZ, Tauranga,


• Everything from grasses to hedging plants
• Can grow technically demanding plants
• Based in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, with delivery available 
   throughout NZ

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For honest advice and a huge variety of healthy plants, contact Forevergreen Seedlings. In addition to the larger trees on offer, their is also a huge range of smaller plants available. Scroll down to see the range or make an enquiry today.

Choose from a range of plants and trees from our online nursery


Whether you are after a specific, hard-to-find plant for your Tauranga garden or you are after an assortment of grasses and hedging plants for a landscaping job, the team at Forevergreen Seedlings have a variety of plants in varying stages of development to suit your requirements.

We offer delivery anywhere within New Zealand or pickup based from our nursery in Tauranga , Bay of Plenty. To find out more, fill in the form above or contact us on (07) 552 5793.


Everything from grasses to climbers to suit any garden

We offer a variety of different plants for any garden, and any climate, including:
Please check our  latest pricelist here  to see what we have in stock.


Honest advice from experienced professionals

Depending on where you are based, your climate and soil will determine what you can and can't grow.

Forevergreen Seedlings can offer advice on planting, and whether you'd be better sticking with grasses, or checking out our range of hedging plants or wholesale trees .


Choose from our range of smaller plant species

Smaller plant species available include:
Please check our  latest pricelist here  to see what we have in stock.


For a large variety of healthy wholesale plants, talk to the experts

If you are looking for wholesale plants for your next project, contact Forevergreen Seedlings today. Our team can supply and sell you everything from native trees to kiwifruit seedlings , all grown from seed at our Tauranga nursery .

Not based in the Bay of Plenty? No problem! The seedlings can be shipped to you, anywhere in New Zealand - simply make contact and we will organise this for you.

For healthy, uniform seedlings from a tree nursery that has been around for over 20 years, contact Forevergreen Seedlings .

Below are examples of what we MAY have in stock.  Please check our latest pricelist here  before making an enquiry.


Shrubs and climbers

Clematis
Although our native species of  Clematis  do not have large or brightly coloured flowers, they have other attributes, which make them worthy garden plants. Most prefer a situation where their roots are cool and shaded and their stems can grow up into the sun.

Code
263

Plant Name
Clematis paniculata
Bush clematis
Puawhananga

BOP NZ, Wholesale
Description
The best known of the native clematis with dark green shining leaves and large white flowers, particularly on the male plant. Juvenile plants display a variety of leaf types.

Geranium
Code
382

Plant Name
Geranium traversii
Chatham Island geranium
wholesalers Tauranga, Wholesale
Description
The largest of our native geraniums with soft silvery-grey leaves and pink flowers from October to March. Effective planted in groups in the rockery or border or allowed to hang over low walls and stony banks. Best in poor soils in full sun.

Griselinia
Code
041

Plant Name
Griselinia lucida
Akapuka
NZ, BOP Tauranga,
Description
One of the most handsome of our native foliage trees with large bright green leaves which are usually thick and leathery.Grows well in any good garden soil forming a small spreading tree 2.5 -5 m. Young plants are frost-tender.

Muehlenbeckia
Code
565

Plant Name
Muehlenbeckia astonii
tree NZ, Wholesale
Description
This is a landscaping favorite being a very distinctive divaricate shrub with densely interlacing branchlets. Succulent translucent white fruits, studded in the centres with a black seed are a feature in late summer. 1 - 2 m.
Tecomanthe
Code
926

Plant Name
Tecomanthe speciosa
BOP plants tree
Description
A fast-growing climber with large shining compound leaves and large, beautiful creamy tubular flowers in winter, followed by large decorative banana-size and shaped seed pods. Unfortunately it is extremely frost-tender. Excellent for coastal gardens.

Grasses, Lillies and Irises


Aciphylla
Aciphylla  are very handsome garden plants deserving wider recognition. They are superb architectural plants, forming rosettes of sword-like spiky leaves from the centre of which arises a tall flower stalk with cream flowers in summer. The Chatham Island species are particularly recommended.

Code
004

Plant Name
Aciphylla dieffenbachii
BOP Wholesale plants
Description
A Chatham Island species with soft graceful foliage up to 50 cm tall and flowering stems up to 1m tall. Rare in its native habitat, but becoming very popular as a landscaping feature plant.

Arthropodium
Code
045

Plant Name
Arthropodium cirrhatum "Parnell"
Reinga Lily
NZ, Wholesale Tauranga,
Description
A selected form, which is a very robust plant with broad, blue-green leaves and a tall flower spike. Flourishes in either sunny or shady positions suitable for mass planting under trees or in an open border.

Astelia
A small genus of about 25 species, 13 of which are endemic to New Zealand. The native species are superb ornamental plants with handsome foliage and showy berries on the female plants of several species.

Code
050

Plant Name
Astelia banksii
Coastal astelia
wholesalers BOP Wholesale
Description
An excellent Astelia for coastal gardens, rockeries or gardens with very free-draining, dryish soil. It grows like a smaller version of "Silver spear" with narrower leaves, but the same silky silvery sheen on the foliage. Pink to red berries on the female plant.

Code
051

Plant Name
Astelia chathamica
Chatham Island Astelia
plants wholesalers NZ,
Description
The largest species forming a magnificent feature in any garden. Robust growth and broad, silver leaves make it an outstanding landscaping plant. Female plants bear large clumps of bright orange berries. Best in an open, well drained, sunny position. 1.5 m.

Code
054

Plant Name
Astelia fragrans
Bush lily
Kakaha

NZ, Tauranga, tree
Description
A handsome species with arching bright green leaves and strongly honey-scented flowers. Easily grown and quite drought-tolerant once established. Female plants bear bright orange berries in summer. Astelia fragrans grows to approximately 1 m.

Code
057

Plant Name
Astelia grandis

Description
A fine and bold garden species with stiffer, more erect leaves than A. fragrans. Will tolerate swampy ground, but will also grow well in a garden situation. Bright orange berries on female plants.

Code
064

Plant Name
Astelia nervosa
Mountain astelia
Tauranga, wholesalers tree
Description
Conspicuous in its natural habitat, the large silvery clumpsstand out from the other vegetation. It is an excellent feature plant for the garden either as a single specimen or planted in groups. Forms a clump 50 cm - 1 m.

Code
065

Plant Name
Astelia solandri
tree NZ, Tauranga,
Description
This beautiful species is mainly an epiphytic plant and therefore can be grown in the fork of a tree. However, it also grows well in friable, well-drained soil. Translucent green to yellowish fruits are distinctive on the female plants.

Carex
Of the 1500 - 2000 species around the world, there are 73 species in New Zealand, of which 61 are endemic. The species in this catalogue are those most commonly grown as ornamental grasses.  Carex  will grow in a wide range of situations and conditions, tolerating both damp and dry soils.
NB. Forevergreen collect seed from selected natural populations wherever possible, in order to eliminate hybridisation. Don’t accept inferior hybrids that do not do justice to the magnificent attributes of the true species.

Code
135

Plant Name
Carex buchananii
Tauranga, tree plants
Description
One of the most colourful of  Carex  species. Dense, erect foliage, arching gently from the top, ranging from a bright reddish-brown to reddish- purple colour. Best in full sun. 40-60 cm high.

Code
137

Plant Name
Carex comans
(brown)
NZ, Tauranga, plants
Description
A warm pinkish-brown form useful where a smaller carex than flagellifera is preferred. Good in both sun or shade. Great in mass plantings too.  Carex comans  grows to approximately 20-30 cm.

Code
138

Plant Name
Carex comans
(Silver-green)
NZ, plants Wholesale
Description
A selected form with pale, silvery-green foliage, providingexcellent contrast with shrubs in the border or rockery and is also most effective in mass plantings. Bleached “tips” give an attractive “frosted” appearance. Prefers a sunny position. Carex comans  grows to approximately 20-30 cm.

Code
141

Plant Name
Carex dipsacea
wholesalers BOP plants
Description
A light green carex with shimmering “lights” in its foliage giving a soft fountain effect. Outstanding contrast plant in any situation.  Carex dipsacea  grows to approximately 30-40 cm.

Code
146

Plant Name
Carex flagellifera
(brown)

Description
A graceful weeping grass with reddish-brown foliage. Prefers an open sunny position where the foliage colour is at its best. Effective both as a single specimen or planted in groups.  Carex flagellifera  grows to approximately 30 cm.

Code
147

Plant Name
Carex flagellifera
(green)
tree Tauranga, wholesalers
Description
Dense tufts of arching bright green leaves with very long flowing seed stems. Best grown in full sun, either as a single specimen or in group planting.  Carex flagellifera  grows to approximately 30 cm.

Code
163

Plant Name
Carex tenuiculmis
NZ, plants wholesalers
Description
A brilliant  Carex  with vibrant reddish-brown foliage. Becoming more sought after as it becomes more widely known.Best colour in full sun.  Carex tenuiculmis  grows to approximately 50 cm.

Code
170

Plant Name
Carex testacea

Description
One of the best known of the  Carex  species used extensively in commercial and domestic landscaping. Foliage is green below with bright orange on the upper half, giving an overall golden appearance. Too many nurserymen are growing hybridised forms from garden plantings, whereas only the true “sourced” form with its distinctive rich orange toning should be acceptable. Carex testacea  grows to approximately 30 cm.

Chionochloa
A predominantly New Zealand genus ranging from large tussock grasses to smaller tufted and sward-forming or creeping grasses. The various species occur in a wide range of habitats from coastal cliffs and bluffs to forests. There are 22 species native to New Zealand and they are found throughout the country.


Code
238

Plant Name
Chionochloa flavicans

Description
A strong-growing tussock up to 1 m tall, with flowering green foliage. It is a very accommodating plant that will thrive in well-drained soils in full sun or light shade. It will tolerate a surprising amount of dryness once established.

Dianella
Code
353

Plant Name
Dianella nigra
Blue berry
Turutu


Description
This is an easily grown plant, resembling miniature flax in appearance. Small white flowers are borne on long stems in Spring developing into beautiful bright blue porcelain-like berries.

Libertia
Attractive grass-like plants which form fan-shaped clumps of bright green to orange striped leaves. Both the flowers and fruits are highly decorative. Superb plants as single specimens in the border or rockery and also effective planted in groups.

Code
510

Plant Name
Libertia grandiflora
N.Z. Iris
Tukauki

Description
This species is easily grown in full sun, shade or under the light shade, in almost any well-drained soil. Yellowish green slightly drooping leaves fan out to about 40cm high with pure white flowers held up above the foliage, followed by black seed capsules.

Code
511

Plant Name
Libertia ixioides
N.Z. Iris
Tukauki

Description
Usually larger proportions than  L.grandiflora  - clumps often about 50 cm high. The flower stems generally do not reach above the foliage, but the large bright yellow seed capsules persist for months. Superb under trees and in dappled sunlight.

Code
512

Plant Name
Libertia peregrinans
N.Z. Iris

Description
A superb species with stiff, erect bright orange leaves . Its growth habit is also different, spreading underground with multiple leaf-fans arising from the rhizomes to cover available space in the garden. Excellent as a colorful filler and groundcover. 20 cm.

Macherina
Code
525

Plant Name
Macherina sinclairii
Pepepe

Description
A very graceful and distinctive plant in a garden setting. It is recognised by its bright green, iris-like foliage and when in flower, by its rusty brown, much branched, drooping flower panicles. The species forms large, leafy clumps of 50 cm – 1 m tall.

Phormium
Code
701

Plant Name
Phormium cookianum
Mountain flax
Wharariki


Description
A flax which has a widespread distribution from sea-level to 1370 m. The leaves are commonly lax and drooping and the seedpods tend to be long, pendulous and spirally twisted. Flowers are yellow-orange, rich in nectar and very attractive against the bright green leaves.
Forevergreen produces a very compact form of this species that will be suitable for smaller gardens and courtyards. Height less than 1.0 m.

Code
701

Plant Name
Phormium cookianum bronze
Code
701

Plant Name
Phormium cookianum purpurea

Description
A graceful small tree with beautiful leaves, bronze-green above, pinkish-red beneath. Panicles of cream flowers in spring develop into bright pinkish-red seed capsules in Summer. It will grow in almost any well-drained soil in sun or shade. Frost-tender.
Code
702

Plant Name
Phormium tenax
N.Z. flax
Harakeke

Description
With stiffer erect leaves up to 3 m long, this flax is excellent for background planting, as a feature by water or simply as a specimen in the border. Wonderful used as windbreak or hedging shelter along roadsides in rural areas. Red flowers attract the tuis.

Uncinia
Code
950

Plant Name
Uncinia uncinata
Red form

Description
An easily grown grass-like plant with attractive deep red to reddish brown foliage, particularly rich colour in winter. It will grow in sun or shade and will tolerate a variety of soils including quite damp situations. Best colour in full sun.

Xeronema
Code
995

Plant Name
Xeronema callistemon
Poor Knights lily
Raupo-taranga


Description
A robust herbaceous plant forming large fans of bright green sword-like fleshy leaves up to 1m tall. The stunning, brilliant red, bottlebrush-like flowers, up to 35 cm long, are borne on long stems which curve over the top of the leaves. Must have excellent drainage and prefers to have its roots somewhat confined, making it a superb plant as a feature in a rock garden or for pot and tub culture, both indoors or outdoors.

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