This compact selection produces bright green, fern-like foliage which becomes adorned with pendulous clusters of golden-yellow flowers. Lacy dark green foliage and tubular golden yellow flowers. Sophora microphilla, otherwise known as Kowhai is a hardy, evergreen with a distinct unique habit making its dense foliage particularly attractive in most gardens. A beautiful dwarf form of the popular Kowhai tree, which was originally found growing on Stephen's Island in the Marlborough Sounds. New stock arriving beginning of June, 2021. Sophora 'Dragons Gold' is a recent hybrid which has become very popular in garden centres. Sophora Dragons Gold. The common name for New Zealand Sophora species is kowhai. From $ 5.50. Dragons Gold produces masses of beautiful golden yellow, tubular flowers amongst fern-like foliage, over a long period in late winter and early spring. Suitable for hedging purposes, but fewer flowers will be produced with regular trimming. %��������� Sophora Dragons Gold Kowhai 2.5L Purchase Online Price per item: $ 17.99. not currently available. Grows 1.5m high suitable for growing in containers, requires good drainage. From $ 5.50. Fine green foliage bearing masses of showy lemon-yellow blooms in spring. Tolerates exposed sites, coastal conditions and medium frosts (hardy throughout New Zealand). Sophora ‘Dragons Gold’ is a low growing native Kowhai with deep-yellow flowers appearing in winter for a long period well before the other Kowhai. Check out what’s happening at the nursery. Excellent compact bushy cultivar with fine textured bright-green leaves. This vertically challenged little kowhai will never attain anywhere near the height of its big tree relatives, but it has their same, shiny gold flowers that has made them a national icon. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0197784394731826"; Kowhai is a good choice for our national flower with its showy golden yellow blossoms. Unofficially known as NZ's national flower the nectar is a favourite food for NZ native birds such as the Tui and KererÅ« who brighten the garden with their song. A dwarf from from the NZ native Kowhai. But having a closer look I saw many caterpillars having a party. Height 1.5m x Width 1.5m. SOPHORA microphylla 'Dragon's Gold' > Commonly known as: Kowhai. Kōwhai (Māori pronunciation: or ) are small woody legume trees within the genus Sophora that are native to New Zealand.There are eight species, with Sophora microphylla and S. tetraptera being the most recognised as large trees. google_ad_width = 200; Kowhai Dragons Gold A very beautiful and hardy shrub that flowers from mid winter to late spring. A kowhai for small spaces. ���������5y&��E�}��063��ӗ(�qEP�sdS2|=+��kh#1�4Mo�})�2-��c��O�@�¤�H?�U��K����8kQ�A���. Hardy. This lovely selection of the Kowhai tree, producing rich golden clusters of pendulous, tubular flowers starting from late winter through to early spring. [CDATA[ It all depends on how you train it. Evergreen, low-growing, spreading shrub to 1.5-2 m with golden yellow flowers during winter. %PDF-1.3 Through the late winter and spring it has clusters of bright yellow flowers. Grows somewhat slower in poor soils. This gorgeous small tree is extremely adaptable - topiary, hedging, shrub, or a small spreading tree. Kowhai gets its name from the shiny gold flowers that have made them a national icon. First I thought it had died for some reason. Full sun to partial shade. document.getElementById('cloakd8393d94bb7b7e666b1cf376773933e4').innerHTML = ''; Estimated price $24.99 each. Sophora molloyi 'Dragons Gold'. It all depends on how you train it. It has always been a sparse spindly kind of tree with very thin trunk and branches, and is only small being about 1 meter wide and 0.5 meter high. I think mainly because of its ease of propagation, most Kowhai … Newsletter. A choice selection for the front of shrub borders or in containers. Sophora Dragons Gold. Of the three species of New Zealand Kowhai , ‘Dragon’s Gold’ is the smaller growing variety which was discovered on Stephens Island in the Cook Strait. The selection was named 'Dragons Gold' in reference to the tuatara population on Stephens Island. // > You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This plant comes in our medium-sized box and includes a gift card personalised with your message. Weeping Kowhai. Evergreen. If you want a well behaved and rewarding evergreen shrub then it would be hard to go past this delightful little Kowhai. Pinnately compound leaves with small leaflets. QTY: ... aka Kowhai. Can be used as a hedge as well. var addy_textd8393d94bb7b7e666b1cf376773933e4 = 'info' + '@' + 'sceneoutside' + '.' + 'co' + '.' + 'nz';document.getElementById('cloakd8393d94bb7b7e666b1cf376773933e4').innerHTML += ''+addy_textd8393d94bb7b7e666b1cf376773933e4+'<\/a>'; Trims well into a hedge. For more information about gifting Kowhai Trees and their symbolism is available on our blog post The Bonsai Kowhai you are purchasing is approximately 2 yo as shown in the photograph. Flowers in late winter well before the other species. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0197784394731826"; Sophora molloyi occurs naturally in dry, exposed headlands around the southern part of the North Island of New Zealand. These are full of nectar for the native birds. google_ad_height = 200; 'Dragon's Gold' _ 'Dragon's Gold' is a tender, spreading, evergreen shrub or small tree with pinnate leaves, each with up to forty pairs of elliptic to ovate, dark green leaflets. Ideal for smaller gardens, brings the tuis 1.5mx1.5m. Sophora Dragons Gold. Skip to content. This Kowhai forms a large shrub – not very tall but often very wide. Jan 26, 2015 - This gorgeous small tree is extremely adaptable - topiary, hedging, shrub, or a small spreading tree. 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It produces yellow flowers in spring with pollen, attracting native birds including Tui's and Bellbirds's. Dwarf Kowhai - Sophora 'Dragon's Gold'. Upload Your File News. Prefers a sunny or partially shaded position in any free-draining soil. �n%u�6m�v��zU\��i�@�?�ś�7/��{S^�z:2U���2���<6c�A/�R{��R9���''.$ؽչR��)f$� �Y��� "�?r'��A�����+�M$�f�J��i���&ZJ|���6Xũ�m�Nr�-�6}u8޸�zx�{1ԇ����x���%��b^���G� // ]]>, // , Contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. Their natural habitat is beside streams and on the edges of forest, in lowland or mountain open areas. I was horrified finding my beautiful Sophora ‘Dragons Gold’ totally stripped! Can be trained as a standard. KOWHAI DRAGONS GOLD. Opening Hours: Click to view more details > £16.00 each SOPHORA microphylla 'Sun King' > Commonly known as: Kowhai. 4815 Ohaupo Road, Te Awamutu. Sophora tetraptera. $19.95. Home / Restoration/Revegetation / Sophora molloyii, dragons gold kowhai North Island Kowhai. 07 871 6208. shop [at] masongen3.co.nz. Keep an eye out for caterpillars. // ]]> var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; ���)�. A low-growing native kowhai. Native Kowhai Sophora Dragons Gold. stream 4 0 obj The best thing about the Dragons Gold is the fact it flowers over winter, and the waxeyes and fantail birds love it. Attracts nectra-feeding birds.Tubular flowers, 3-5 cm long, appear well before flowers of other commmonly grown kowhais. 'Dragons Gold' is a selection developed by Terry Hatch of Joy Plants, Pukekohe, New Zealand, and originated from seedlings grown from seed obtained from Sophora molloyi on Stephens Island. Free Quotes. [CDATA[ The common name for New Zealand Sophora species is kowhai. Hi there, my boyfriend has a potted Sophora molloyi dragons gold kowhai tree that has been looking sickly for the past couple of weeks. aka Kowhai. 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