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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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Myrsine australis
Height: 5m;  Spread: 2m
Mapou (Tree)
Elegant, slender tree with speckled foliage and red stems. Hardy but prefers drier conditions. Will prune to hedge.
» Click here for our Myrsine australis article published in The Fringe May 2014 ...
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Photo taken along the walkways by Henderson Creek - Red Matipou