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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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Acaena pallida
Height: 0.15m;  Spread: 1m
Piripiri (Ground Cover)
Glossy green leaves up to 10cm long. Red-tinged flower heads in summer. Velcro-like seed capsules. If humidity is high, plant it in a windy, exposed site.
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