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Lobster claw, Parrot's beak or, if you like, Kakabeak from that New Zealand parrot.
Genus of 1 or 2 species of evergreen trailing or climbing shrubs from warm-temperate scrub or woodland in Australia and New Zealand, critically endangered in the wild.
Pests & Diseases - slugs.
Place of Origin - Australia, New Zealand.
Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
Evergreen - shrubs or subshrubs.Alternate, pinnate, mid- to dark-green leaves. Showy flowers resemble lobsters' claws.
Full Sun - shelter from cold drying winds
fertile well drained soil