A common climbing shrub in the North Island extending to mid South Island.
Kiekie has climbing stems and long narrow flax-like leaves.
It grows in clumps or climbs tree trunks attaching itself by roots.
Flowers only occur in significant numbers every 7-10 years.
- Prefers heavy shade
- Prefers a sheltered damp position
- Will grow up clay banks for support
Plants supplied are ecosourced from the Waitakere Ecological District.