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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.
Evergreen - shrubs or subshrubs.Alternate, pinnate, mid- to dark-green leaves. Showy flowers resemble lobsters' claws.
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
Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - slugs.
Place of origin - Australia, New Zealand.
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil