Story: Horticultural use of native plants

Retro floral arrangement

Retro floral arrangement

New Zealand flax (Phormium species) is popular in floral arrangements. In the more formal style of the 1960s, this arrangement by Mrs D. Paltridge used variegated flax leaves and flax seed heads to give height and balance.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Horticultural use of native plants - Revegetation and crop plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10462/retro-floral-arrangement (accessed 21 June 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007