What should I plant?
Search by name:
And/or by attributes:

Full sun
Mid sun
Shade


Damp
Moist
 Dry  

   
Sheltered
Exposed


Type:
Height: to
Spread: to
Clear search form
Browse catalogue A-Z
Products & pricing
Fern (192)
Flax (43)
Grass (59)
Ground Cover (146)
Herb (98)
Lily & Iris-like (59)
Moss (2)
Orchid (1)
Palm (15)
Sedge & Rush-like (147)
Shrub (529)
Tree (493)
Tree Fern (27)
Vine (62)
Other (44)
» Cart Contents
0 items
» Checkout
Eco-sourcing
What is eco-sourcing and does it apply to you?

» Click here for details
Metrosideros perforata
Height: 6m;  Spread: 1.5m
Climbing Rata, akatea (Vine)
A climbing vine that clings tightly to its host. White flowers (spring) as an adult. Bright green foliage.
» For a landscaping perspective on Metrosideros perforata, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
» For a landscaping perspective on Metrosideros perforata, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
Perforata with flower buds.
Perforata flowers.
Metrosideros perforata in flower. Container grown plant. Chch.
Perforata Flowering Whakatane Jan.09
For several weeks this rata surrounding our letter box has been a magnet for both monarch butterflies and bumble bees. When I took this photo I was able to count up to 7 monarchs at a time.
M perforata abuzz with insects. Lovely. Thanks Oratia Natives.
M perforata abuzz with insects. Lovely. Thanks Oratia Natives.
Metrosideros perforata
 Product Name   Pot Size   Price   Buy Now 
 Metrosideros perforata  PB 40   $78.00 
 Metrosideros perforata  PB 3   $10.01 
» Confused about our pot sizes? Click here...