Fuzzy Buds, Beautiful Blooms

Robust buds and blooms on this Magnolia tree in Gore Gardens, 18 September 2022. Very messy form, but magnificent magenta blooms – a real stand-out in the early Spring garden, this is a bright spark! Southland, New Zealand.

Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2022)

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    1. Isn’t it? Yet the tree itself is nothing to write home about.. a twisty mess of crooked branches on the edge of the gardens and overshadowed by taller trees. Yet now, in early Spring, it’s an absolute Star! 🙂

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