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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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Metrosideros fulgens Adult
Height: 6m;  Spread: 3m
Climbing Rata, akatea (Vine)
A scrambling, clinging vine with yellow-red flowers (autumn) when vine reaches canopy. The Adult form is more inclined to form a small shrub.
» Click here for our Metrosideros fulgens article published in the Titirangi Tatler...
» For a landscaping perspective on Metrosideros fulgens Adult, see this article by O2 Landscapes...
Photo gallery:
Metrosideros fulgens flowering along the Ridge Track at Atuanui-Mt Auckland in April.
M. fulgens flower up close.
Metrosideros fulgens as pictured in the Titirangi Tatler
Metrosideros fulgens 'Gold'
Our database does not show any of this species available for sale right now. Please contact us - we may still be able to find some or suggest an alternative for you.
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