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Plant of the Month


Walking around the garden it the last few weeks I noticed that the nīkau palm at the gate has two flower clusters beginning to form and I realised that I really know very little about them.


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Chatham Island Forget-Me-Not – Kopakopa

I’ve been seduced – again!
I’m seriously considering growing a Chatham Island Forget-Me-Not – Myosotidium hortensia for a third time. Tricky to grow, but if you succeed you will be rewarded with an outstanding cluster of plants that have large glossy, rippled leaves and impressive blue flowers in the spring. There is also a much rarer white variety.

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