Story: Horticultural use of native plants

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Native grasses, rushes and sedges are popular ornamental plants in modern gardens. Many of them are hardy and easy to grow in exposed conditions. They provide strong forms and a range of colours, from blue-green to green, through to tawny and copper browns. These plants are at California Garden Centre in Wellington.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Horticultural use of native plants - The native garden', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 March 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007