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Commonly known as New Zealand lacebark

Shrubs from New Zealand which prefer maritime climates.

The name is a latinization of the Maori houhere. Juvenile plants have an upright habit with smaller, more lobed leaves. As the plants age the shoots become more horizontal.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - and evergreen trees and shrubs. Lance-shaped to broadly oval toothed leaves. Juvenile foliage, which lasts for many years on young seedlings, might have a metallic cast.
  • Full sun - will not tolerate cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their graceful habit and flowers which attract butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - coral spot(in damp, shady sites)
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly

Buy Varieties of HOHERIA

HOHERIA angustifolia

HOHERIA angustifolia  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
Slender interlacing branches and tiny rounded leaves. Plentiful small white flowers
£16.50 each

HOHERIA 'Borde Hill'

HOHERIA 'Borde Hill'  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
A shrubby small tree with masses of white flowers
£16.50 each

HOHERIA 'Glory of Amlwch'   AWARD

HOHERIA 'Glory of Amlwch'  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
A hybrid between H.glabrata and H.sexstylosa with pure white flowers densely crowded on the stems
£16.50 each


HOHERIA lyallii  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark, Ribbonwood.
Clusters of cherry-like white flowers in July. Juvenile leaves green and glabrous turning greyish on mature plants
£16.50 each

HOHERIA populnea

HOHERIA populnea  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark.
Pale brown and white bark when mature. Dense clusters of pure white flowers
£16.50 each

HOHERIA sexstylosa 'Stardust'  AWARD

HOHERIA sexstylosa 'Stardust'  >

Commonly known as: New Zealand lacebark, Ribbonwood.
A very floriferous form with a compact upright habit
£16.50 each

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