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Chatham Island forget-me-not

Chatham Island forget-me-not

One of the most colourful examples of Chatham Islands’ flora, the Chatham Island forget-me-not (Myosotidium hortensia) grows in exposed coastal locations. It has become a popular display flower in mainland gardens. Botanically speaking it is not a true forget-me-not, but its flowers are very similar.

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Rhys Richards, 'Chatham Islands - Land and habitat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 April 2024)

Story by Rhys Richards, updated 1 May 2015