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Photo of the month: Carmichaelia australis
Carmichaelia australis
When they split open to reveal the seeds, the pods of Carmichaelia produce a very sculptured effect.

Thanks to Beverley Davidson for sharing this photo!
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Oratia Native Plant Nursery stocks a wide range of native plants, from ground covers and wetland species to large specimen trees. It is also known for producing some more interesting and unusual New Zealand native plants, encompassing many rare and difficult-to-grow species that are not available elsewhere.

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