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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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Trisetum antarcticum
Height: 0.4m;  Spread: 0.4m
An attractive rare grass for difficult conditions like rock gardens or coastal areas. May not get to same size in cultivation as in the wild.
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Photo gallery:
Trudie Lasham (left, Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust) and Christine Baker (Rarangi Landcare Co-ordinator) investigate the Trisetum antarcticum at Rarangi.