Getting close to autumn now and there's a colour shift in the landscape (e.g. some poplar trees are already yellow, other species are still green). Here are some native plants (not the rosehips!) that I enjoyed photographing on Saturday 25 February at Commissioners Track near the Roxburgh dam. Central Otago, New Zealand. Native flax with... Continue Reading →
Leaf Me Alone
We were returning along a walking track today, I was following behind Nigel. I glanced upward and spotted this bright yellow leaf caught in dense shrubbery, well above head-height. I stopped to take some photos and as I took the first shot Nigel quips, "Leaf me alone!" ... 🙂
Oil crop of yellow sunflowers on the outskirts of Clinton, 04 February. South Otago, New Zealand.
Such bright, cheerful flowers! Gaillardia or blanket flowers. I took these photos when we visited the public garden at Alexandra on 29 January. The bumblebees love them too. Central Otago, New Zealand.
Clinton has sunflowers! On arrival this morning we found this big field of sunny faces. Nice welcome to town! Clutha District, New Zealand.
Attractive flowers at the herb garden in Dunedin Botanic Garden. I think they're Dyer's Chamomile in yellow, lemon and white-petalled forms. 15 January. Anthemis tinctoria. New Zealand.
Yellow Crop Field
Yellow crop field we suddenly came across during a back country drive this afternoon. Clutha district, Otago. New Zealand.
Colourful photos to brighten your day. Otago/Southland. New Zealand. Plus one from Australia.
Except those that aren't. We were driving back from Central Otago via Moa Flat and through Edievale at which point I asked Nigel to pull over. The reason was this beautiful clump of yellow lupins flowering on the roadside verge with a weathered rustic shed behind the blooms. A few metres further along the road... Continue Reading →
Lovely Lemon Rose
The lemon-coloured rose in my last post has been admired and I promised there'd be more photos so here they are, two photos by me and two by Nigel. Taken in Roxburgh, Central Otago on 29 October. New Zealand. ~this afternoon Nigel found the name and after checking online photos and info I agree it... Continue Reading →
Mostly Lemon Colour
Mostly lemon colour.. a selection of lovely flowers seen in Roxburgh on 29 October. Central Otago, New Zealand
Smiley Face Pansies
Smiley-face design in a garden bed of pansies. Yellow pansy faces with blue pansy eyes and smiles! This is a very large round garden bed that serves like a pedestrian round-about or traffic circle. The pansies inhabit a wide outer edge, immediately outside of a neatly trimmed low box hedge. 29 Oct. Alexandra public garden,... Continue Reading →