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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Polytrichum juniperinum
Height: 0.01m;  Spread: 0.2m
Moss (Moss)
A hardy moss that will 'shrink' in dry conditions to recover with cool moisture. Our form has distinctive bronze red foliage and is adapted to grow in the harshest sites including Antarctica.
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Bush area below Bullock Track, Western Springs, Auckland