Story: Wairarapa region

Castlepoint daisy

Castlepoint daisy

The Castlepoint daisy (Brachyglottis compactus) is found naturally only in the Castlepoint area, but is also grown by nurseries for home gardens. The plant grows up to 1 metre tall and flowers in mid to late summer. Its hairy evergreen leaves are soft to the touch.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017