Falling fast into Fall. The colours here in Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand are changing fast as, in the southern hemisphere, we head into ‘real’ autumn. The shift happens quickly, previously plain plants now basking in a moment of glory.
All photos taken by Nigel with his Olympus digital camera, edited by me.
— from our ‘exercise walk for fresh air’ on 03 April 2020
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About the plants
Fiery red plant by farm gate, Euonymus europaeus (European spindle tree).
Reddish-brown grass, Anemanthele lessoniana (native and endemic to New Zealand, wind grass or gossamer grass).
Green foliage, Salix kinuyanagi aka Salix viminalis Kinuyanagi (Japanese fodder willow).
Text by Liz, photos by Nigel; Exploring Colour (2020)