Kōrero: Gardens

Colourful natives

Colourful natives

New Zealand native plants are not generally considered to be very colourful. However, careful selection of species such as this sprawling, mauve bidibidi (Acaena microphylla), in conjunction with this orange, upright libertia, provides a colourful contrast beside a formal pathway.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 24 March 2007, p. 57
Photograph by Gillian Vine

Permission of the Otago Daily Times must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Suburban front gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18880/colourful-natives (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008