Story: Horticultural use of native plants

Marlborough rock daisy (3rd of 3)

Marlborough rock daisy

Marlborough rock daisies (Pachystegia insignis) are compact, low-growing shrubs, grown as much for their attractive leathery leaves as their eye-catching daisy flowers. They need good drainage and shelter from frosts, but once established they will survive strong winds and salt spray.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Horticultural use of native plants - The native garden', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007