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Serendipitous supply
When the Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust wanted to give a gift of plants, locally sourced from Rarangi Beach, east of Blenheim, they came to Oratia. Not only could we provide an eco-sourced species, it was also a plant which had since disappeared from the region!

This is the Trust's story.

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Baumea tenax
Height: 1m;  Spread: 1.5m
Bumblebee nut sedge (Sedge & Rush-like)
Rigid dark green foliage. Slow spreading to form tufts even in bogs and scrub of low fertility.It can be identified by the orange nuts which have a black band around the centre - like a Bumblebee.
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 Baumea tenax  PB 0.75   $4.00 
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