Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Griselinia littoralis

Family: Griseliniaceae

Common name: KAPUKA

Native to: New Zealand


Types: shrub, tree

Forms: dense form, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 11 feet

Max width: 11 feet


blue/green, white/off white




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +10 to above +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular