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Meadowfoam  - 71RT47

Meadowfoam - 71RT47

Details  A feathery green plant 20-40cm tall that flowers in the spring producing a mass of white-yellow flowers somewhat resembling poached eggs, resulting in the plant being called the poached egg plant.  The bees love it, and it vigourously self-seeds, spreading out to fill a garden bed.  Will die off in the summer, and then the dropped seeds will sprout around autumn producing the feathery green plants, and they'll cover the ground over the winter producing flowers again in the spring.Botanical name  Limnanthes albaPrice per packet  $4.00Packet contents  30Grower name  Richard Tew
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Parsley - Italian or flat leaf - 72RW54

Details  This seed was first harvested from wild plants that grow just above the high tide mark south of Kaikoura.Botanical name  Petroselinum crispumPrice per packet  $4.00Packet contents  approx 50Grower name  Richard Watson
Purslane 128RW12

Purslane 128RW12

Details  The health benefits of purslane are becoming better recognized as its extremely high levels in omega-3 fatty acids, particularly for a land vegetable, as well as significant amounts of fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, B-family vitamins, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, calcium, and copper. Purslane originated in the Mediterranean region. It is widely eaten throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. It is an annual succulent with a slightly sour and salty taste, making it an interesting addition to the plate and palate.
Sow seed late spring in pots and plant out once plants are established
Botanical name  Portulaca oleraceaPrice per packet  $4.00Packet contents  50 seedsGrower name  Richard watson

St Mary's Thistle - 146RG89A

Details  St Mary’s Thistle is a highly regarded liver protectant that also restores the liver’s ability to detoxify harmful substances. Can be grown as a decorative plant but can be regarded as a pest,Botanical name  Silybum marianumPrice per packet  $4.00Packet contents  20Grower name  Rick Ginders
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