Magnolia bloom I found in Bannerman Park, Gore this afternoon.
Spring in Tapanui on a fine weather day, 11th September ~but today we're back to winter; snowed on the hill. Spring's fickle! West Otago, New Zealand.
More photos of magnolia flowers from our visit to Maple Glen Gardens yesterday. These were all taken by Nigel during our afternoon walk in the gardens. Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. The following three are all from a tree with 'goblet' shaped flowers. Text by Liz, photos by Nigel; Exploring Colour (2019)
This afternoon we enjoyed a fine spring afternoon at Maple Glen Gardens in Glenham, Southland, New Zealand. We both took lots of photos! To start with I've chosen to share my magnolia photos. The first three are all flowers from different trees, the last two are the same tree. Sunday 06 Oct 2019 Text and... Continue Reading →
Wandering through Gore Gardens on 25 January 2019, I noticed a magnolia flower. Looking more closely I observed three different flower phases in the part of the tree near to me. I was intrigued.. Scientific name: Magnolia grandiflora 'Majestic Beauty' Common name: 'Majestic Beauty' Southern Magnolia Native to North America Cellphone photos, enlarged through cropping... Continue Reading →
Photos of ways through the Gore Public Gardens and Maple Glen Gardens, all taken in September (early spring in New Zealand). Both gardens make use of mown paths and lawn areas where you can wander at will although we'll see one example where access is enabled via a bridge but the sentry makes it clear... Continue Reading →
Even when the magnolia flowers are old and falling to bits, the petals still look pretty scattered on the ground. Nigel and I took these photos in Gore Public Gardens on 23 September 2018. Gore, Southland, New Zealand First two photos taken by Nigel, last two taken by Liz Posted by Liz; Exploring Colour (2018)
Its been fun taking part in the "In the Pink" Square in September challenge hosted by BeckyB and I thank Becky for being such a kind host. Today being 30 September, this is the last pink square. Its a beautiful pink daphne that's in a small planting at the end of a local street. We... Continue Reading →
Magnolia x loebneri 'Leonard Messel' is one of the magnolias displaying lots of spring blossom in Gore Public Gardens. Between us we've photographed it a number of times in September so I thought I'd bring the different photos together. This square is cropped from a photo I took 15 Sept. - Liz #InThePink for Square... Continue Reading →
Mature magnolia trees in Gore Public Gardens showing off the beauty of their blossom on 12 September 2018. Gore, Southland, New Zealand After winter it was a real treat to enjoy the sights and scents of spring. In the first photo Nigel's enjoying a wander. ** Click on either photo to enlarge ** In the... Continue Reading →