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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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Muehlenbeckia australis
Height: 5m;  Spread: 3m
Pohuehue (Vine)
Vigorous vine which can overwhelm other plants. Tiny yellow flowers in the spring and berries for the birds.
» Click here for our article on more Moths and Butterflies published in The Fringe, March 2013...
» For a landscaping perspective on Muehlenbeckia, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
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