Pittosporum tenuifolium (Kohuhu)
Native: New Zealand
Location: Grown in gardens and for its foliage which is commonly used by florists, especially in winter.
Leaves are pale green, glossy and have a wavy edge. There are several cultivated varieties with leaves purple, golden or variegated.
Flowers are about 1.8cm across, open in May and have a strong sweet scent, most apparent in the evening.
Fruits are about 1.2cm across and become dry and wrinkled as they ripen.