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A winter dandy, here’s the pansy!

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Orangeberries – orange you glad?

Thursday, 28 August 2014

While strawberries, blackberries and raspberries may be well known the world over, their close cousin, the orangeberry is much more mysterious and tends to hide its light under a bushel.
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Pink Diosma - Heaven 'scent'!

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

As winter comes to an end we welcome a visitor that is heaven sent, with a scent from heaven!
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Wintersweet – eastern promises delivered

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Even down in the wintery south, there are always plants that thrive and show their true colours despite the worst of the Kiwi weather.
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August Moon – a whole lota hosta going on!

Thursday, 07 August 2014

Forget the moon in June, or the sky in July, now August is here it’s time to turn our attentions to the ground and a lovely little hosta known as August Moon.
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Winterberry – holly moly, this beauty can handle the cold

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Although evergreen holly may be synonymous with Christmas, surviving through the northern winter snow, ironically, winterberry (Ilex verticillata) has no such luck.
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Laurels - no time to rest!

Thursday, 24 July 2014

To the victor go the spoils, but only the world's best athletes win those laurel leaves!
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