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NEW CATALOGUE & BIG changes at Parva Plants

04 March 2019

We have just up loaded our NEW 2019 Autumn/Winter Catalogue.

  • This season we have changed our pots.We have doubled our pot size from the old 9cm to new 1L pots.
  • Because of the new pots, in some cases our plants are more than double the size compared to the equivalent plant in a 9cm pot.
  • Even though the pots are twice the size they contain less plastic which is better for the environment. 
  • The new larger grade plants have a much bigger root structure which means they don’t suffer as much shock when planting out. They also don’t dry out as fast when getting established in the garden.
  • You can also expect better survival rates when planting out.
  • This season we have more stock available. There will still be some varieties that we can only secure a limited number of plants but mostly this season there be better stocks.

The Team at Parva are really proud of the new larger grade plants and we hope that you will be thrilled when you receive your order.



21 January 2019

At present we are preparing for Autumn/Winter Catalogue 2019 which will be coming out in March. There are some exciting changes coming to Parva Plants and due to this we have had to put quite a few plants "Out of Stock"....

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Christmas Holiday Hours

20 December 2018

Parva Plants has now closed for the Christmas Holidays.   You can still order on our website at any time. We re-open on Wednesday 9th January 2019 and our first orders for the year will be dispatched on Monday the 14th January....

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Jobs in the Garden

07 November 2018

Well, we are nearly into summer & the North Westerly winds have started to blow here in Canterbury. I just hate them, they do so much damage & other than my face looking frustrated at the gusts of drying wind even the plants look completely over the constant barrage....

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New Catalogue Coming Soon

13 August 2018

Our new Spring/Summer 2018 Catalogue is coming soon.   We will also be loading our new Catalogue onto the website in the next week so keep an eye out to avoid disappointment....

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NEW Catalogue Now Open

26 February 2018

Our new Autumn/Winter 2018 Catalogue is now available.   On the 6 March 2018 we posted our catalogue and up-loaded our website with over 500 plants so be in quick to avoid disappointment....

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NEW Spring/Summer Catalogue 2017 NOW OPEN

14 August 2017

Our new Spring/Summer Catalogue 2017 is now open. It is great to get our new catalogue underway but we really need more sunlight hours over the next few weeks to help the plants along and once the temperatures warm up the plants will be off....

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31 July 2017

Our new Spring/Summer 2017 Catalogue is coming soon.   You have probably noticed that we have currently removed most of the plants from our website.    In the next few weeks we will be posting our catalogues and updating our website with over 500 plants so keep an eye out to avoid disappointment....

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New Catalogue Coming Soon

02 February 2017

Our new Autumn/Winter 2017 Catalogue is coming soon.   We will also be loading our Spring flowering Bulb Catalogue onto our website in the next week so keep an eye out to avoid disappointment....

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Parva Plants Christmas Hours

08 December 2016

Just to let you know that last orders for Christmas delivery must be received by midday on 19th December and we will be closing midday 21 December. For your convenience you can still place orders 24/7 through our secure website and we will action these when we return in the New Year....

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About Parva Plants

Parva Plants are suppliers of rare, unusual and hard to source plants to New Zealand home gardeners, and have done so since 1968. Owned by Greg and Jenny Tod, Parva Plants source plants globally that you don't find elsewhere. The product range is vast, including many succulents, bulbs, perennials, shrubs, accessories, giftware and more.

With our uniquely design packaging system plants are couriered throughout New Zealand and you can be assured that they all arrive in great condition.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us directly. You can find our contact details listed below:

Address: PO Box 16-550 Christchurch 8441

Phone: 03 349 4918

Mail: info@parva.co.nz

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