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2015 Favourite Native Plant Vote results

The 2015 Favourite Plant and Worst Weed election has come to an end. Voting for your favourite New Zealand plant and worst weed was run through November after being kicked off at the Dunedin Conference. The 13th annual competition for favourite plant was anyone’s guess at the start of the vote, but quickly became a one horse race. Earning 25% of the vote, the winner of the 2015 Favourite Plant as voted by you is giant emperor daisy, Pleurophyllum speciosum

Top 10 results for 2015 Favourite Plant Vote

1. Great emperor daisy (Pleurophyllum speciosum)

2. Kakabeak (Clianthus puniceus)

3. Rimu (Dacrydium cupressium)

4. Puriri (Vitex lucens)

5. Puawananga, white clematis, (Clematis paniculata)

6. Ti kuoka, cabbage tree (Cordyline australis)

7. Kotukutuku, tree fuchsia (Fuchsia excorticata)

8. New Zealand begonia (Elatostema rugosum)

9. Lancewood (Pseudopanax crassifolius)

10. Hidden spider orchid (Molloybas cryptanthus)


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