Orange Keeps on Giving

Orange is a generous colour, its warm glow gives and gives ~ much appreciated in winter. I chose orange flower photos from a visit I did to Dunedin Botanic Garden on 10 April (autumn) and now I’m enjoying their brightness in winter. New Zealand.

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I’ve posted photos of this rose before, it’s a great favourite of mine 🙂

‘Wild Cat’. Rose info: Floribunda, Dickson, UK pre 2009.


Sub Tropical Plants, Winter Garden Glasshouse …


Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2021)

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  1. Beautiful images – especially the first of the flowers from the glasshouse. They’re gorgeous and would certainly bring a smile on a winter day.

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  2. I love all of these beautiful shades of orange, Liz. I think I have mentioned this before, but I drive a car that is orange, a KIA Soul that is Ignition Orange, so orange is part of my daily life. There is something about bright colors that makes me smile and I love seeing my car in a parking lot, shining brightly in a sea of bland, dull-colored cars. “My” orange is a coppery shade that is not quite as shocking as the orange of the roses in your initial photos.

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      1. Thanks, Liz. They only made the Soul in that color for one year, so whenever I spot one on the road, I immediately know that it is a 2011. My car has about 100,000 miles on it (161k km) and is still going strong. My previous car was a Solar Yellow Toyota Matrix that was really bright in color–I am not afraid to stand out in a crowd. 🙂

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