Petals and Flowers

Kōwhai flower photos taken by Nigel in Dunedin Botanic Garden in late September 2020 (spring in New Zealand). Kōwhai are Sophora species.

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Kōwhai flowers against Pittosporum foliage.

Kōwhai petals carpeting a lawn. Cropped from larger photo (below)


Text by Liz, photos by Nigel; Exploring Colour (2020)
keyword: kowhai

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  1. These must be a very welcome and uplifting sight in spring. The flowers are so beautiful that I’m sure it’s amazing to see a whole tree covered in them. 🙂

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    1. That nails it! for me their bright cheerfulness is very endearing and as you’ve said – even when they have fallen to the ground 🙂 Actually, there has to be a beautiful spiritual lesson in that – thank you my friend!

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