Bright Sunshiny Day

Cold wind today and dull/overcast, then a sudden change sometime around midday. Still a cold wind but the sky completely changed to very bright blue and sunshine. My photos came out way over-exposed – I’ve done the best I can to tone them down! Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand.

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Red colour bed, then Nigel standing by the long border. The red bed has poppies, dianthus and geum visible.. peonies out of the frame.

Here’s what Nigel was looking at – the amazing profusion of tiny white flowers of Crambe maritima or sea kale. In front of it is a cardoon, there’s a few cardoons planted at intervals along the length of the border.

From the sub tropical plant collection in the winter garden glasshouse, I found this fascinating banana flower …


Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2020)

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