A NATIVE COASTAL GARDEN IN SOUTH AUCKLAND BY FLOURISH LANDSCAPE DESIGN

A NATIVE COASTAL GARDEN IN SOUTH AUCKLAND BY FLOURISH LANDSCAPE DESIGN

Manuka (tea tree) - Leptospermum scoparium Produces Nectar and Pollen for Many types of bees, especially attractive to Honeybees, Bumblebees and solitary bees. Is a major honey plant in new Zealand. (Manuka honey is a monofloral honey produced in New Zealand and Australia from the nectar of the mānuka tree. It has demonstrated antibacterial properties in vitro, but there is no conclusive evidence of benefit in medical use.)

Also know as Leptospermum scoparium, Manuka bushes originally from New Zealand have been grown on the Tregothnan estate in Cornwall for over 100 years.

kereru (NZ pigeon) scoffing horoeka berries

kereru (NZ pigeon) scoffing horoeka berries

kowhaii

kowhaii

Bartlett’s rātā | one of New Zealand’s rarest plants

Bartlett’s rātā | one of New Zealand’s rarest plants

Rātā ( Metrosideros robusta/ umbellata)

Rātā ( Metrosideros robusta/ umbellata)

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