Our native kowhai trees have showers of golden flowers.
Gifts of gold.
Kowhai Flowers (Sophora sp.)
— photos taken at Dunedin Botanic Gardens 07 Sept 2019. New Zealand.
This kowhai tree is at one end of the rock garden. Taken by Nigel
The following photos are of a particular tree, located in a native plant garden within the botanic gardens. Taken by Liz
Sophora microphylla occurs in the North and South Islands, Chatham Islands, Chile and the Pacific.
Nigel took a photo of me and the tree…
Text by Liz, photos by Liz and Nigel; Exploring Colour (2019)