Story: Wairarapa region

Castlepoint daisy

Castlepoint daisy

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

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 3 Mar 2017