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Pratia angulata (panakenake, babies tears)

Product Description

Pratia angulata, commonly known as panakenake, is a creeping mat-forming plant found throughout New Zealand in damp areas from sea level to 1300m.  It has small rounded leaves and flowers for a long period from spring.  The small flowers are white with dainty flaring petals and are followed by reddish purple berries.  A vigorous groundcover for a damp area in sun or semi-shade.  P. arenaria  is a rather similar species found in damp shady places on the Chatham Islands, Antipodes Islands and in northeastern Otago.


Ground Cover 0.2 m
1 m  




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