Shower of Gold

Beautiful golden native kōwhai flowers outside the RSA today. Appears to be a deciduous form, that’s what caught my eye first about a week ago – all these flowers and no leaves! We’ve had a few wintry days but it’s still looking gorgeous. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.

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Blossom and the tree’s shadow.

View to the Blue Mountains on the east side of town.

Dense clusters of flowers!

A second tree.. other photos all taken at the one by the flagpole.


Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2021)
keywords: kowhai, yellow, spring, flag,

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