Mostly White

We drove past this property on Sunday and as we whizzed past I realised we'd just gone by a boundary frontage planted in white Agapanthus, blooming nicely. This morning Nigel took me back so I could get photos. It's a tiny locality not far from Tapanui, rural with 2 or 3 residences and a hall,... Continue Reading →

White Agapanthus

Following on from Hedge with an Edge, these photos are from the Agapanthus hedge that extends along the property frontage starting on the other side of the entrance.

Hedge with an Edge

Yesterday we drove to Roxburgh... Here’s an accommodation property we passed and I love their beautiful native Olearia hedge, presently fronted with Agapanthus that are in flower. Central Otago, New Zealand.

Good Oil

Clinton has sunflowers! On arrival this morning we found this big field of sunny faces. Nice welcome to town! Clutha District, New Zealand.

Pink Smoke Puffs

Cotinus coggygria. Smoke tree or smoke bush. Just up our street, photos taken 31 January. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.

All on a Sunday

When we visited Alexandra public garden on Sunday, I found the smoke tree foliage beautiful as I gazed at the leaves against the summer blue sky. Alexandra is in Central Otago, New Zealand. Today I was delighted to find a wonderful hoar frost photo taken in Germany, also photographed on Sunday! A battered old sunflower... Continue Reading →

Bright Sparks

Bright blooms I couldn't miss, I took these photos at Alexandra public garden on 29 January. It was a very sunny, summer day and a beautiful day to be there but challenging for taking photos! Loved all the bright colours and the variety of plants in all shapes and sizes. Plenty of bumblebee buzz. Central... Continue Reading →

Hips meet Blue Bloods

Beautiful blue agapanthus flowers that I found further up our street this morning. I love the blue buds and with this particular plant, rose hips had invaded one of the blue blooms. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.

Flower Power

Yesterday we travelled into Central Otago to get some fresh fruit from the orchards but it was such a nice day we continued to Alexandra and had a look at the summer flowers in the town's public garden. We were enchanted! New Zealand

Dyers Chamomile

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.

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