A wealth of information on a deservedly popular group of plants. -- Alice Joyce, San Francisco Examiner, October 6, 2000
For anyone interested in the flora of New Zealand [this] book will prove of immense value. -- UK online, September 2000
Indispensable for the plant enthusiast. -- The American Herb Association, Vol. 16:4 2001
This book will give a taste of the many unusual plants of this exciting flora to plant enthusiasts. -- Graham Hutchins, The Garden, October 2000
Without a doubt it is the book you will need [to] increase your knowledge of the flora of New Zealand. -- John E. Bryan, Gardening News, April 2000
This islands that comprise New Zealand offer a unique and diverse flora that includes hundreds of outstanding garden plants. Fully 80 percent of these native plants are found nowhere else on earth. They also display an astonishing diversity, since they are adapted to climates ranging from rugged mountains to subtropical lowlands.