‘Tis the season for ka¯ka¯beak
Department of Conservation community ranger celebrates a national treasure - ka¯ka¯beak.
places. Ka¯ka¯beak are popular in gardens but these domestic plants are all derivatives of a few wild plants so are highly interbred. Regardless, they are one of our national treasures and a great plant to brighten up your garden and encourage birds to visit you too.
Now rare in the wild, ka¯ka¯beak brings its rich red colour to gardens.