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It's very Valerian on the Farm!

29 November 2012

It's that gorgeous time of the year on the farm when our valerian is in full flower. Valerian is a Central Otago wild flower – it seems to thrive in our harsh environment and produces very intense colours.  This intense colouring is thought to be due to a combination of our highish UV light and mild continental climate – with cool nights and warm days.  Whatever it is… there’s a riot of colour out here on the farm…


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