Kōrero: Horticultural use of native plants

Margaret Jones

Margaret Jones

There are many coloured forms of New Zealand flax (Phormium species). Since 1980, Tauranga plant breeder Margaret Jones has bred some of the most popular cultivars, such as ‘Firebird’ (front) and ‘Pizzaz’ (rear).

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Bay of Plenty Times
Reference: 29 January 1998, p. 18

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Horticultural use of native plants - Breeding native plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10460/margaret-jones (accessed 15 October 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007