Where Have All The Flowers Gone

After finding the  Ocean Of Orange  I noticed a side road that provided access to another side of the same huge tulip field so we turned down there and parked. Here we realised that they'd already begun topping the flowers. The "bleed" effect of the petals was interesting. The flowers get topped because these plants... Continue Reading →

An Ocean of Orange

We'd only just left the  vivid stripes of colourful tulips  and rejoined the highway when we found an ocean of orange tulips on the other side of the road, orange that eventually got arrested by a band of red. Wow.. these tulips are hot! Edendale, Southland, New Zealand. Photos taken Sat 26 Oct 2019. Photos... Continue Reading →

Alstroemeria flowers brightly blooming even though the stem has collapsed to the lawn. Photo taken by Nigel this morning in our garden. Gore New Zealand

Central Otago Wildflowers

Wild thyme, Californian Poppies and Broom flowering at Butchers Dam near Alexandra, Central Otago, New Zealand. Click here for other posts of the same location. Liz 27 Oct 2018

Hearts and Flowers

After relaxing in Bannerman Park on Labour Day and then deciding to walk into town, we were both stopped in our tracks by these lovely flowers. We were getting near to the exit to the street but still within the park, and these were near the path. The funny thing with the heart shaped flowers... Continue Reading →

Chicken Of The Woods by Nick Hunter

Chicken of the Woods fruiting body, taken by Nick Hunter. "There are seasons, and then there are seasons within seasons. The final three weeks of summer that define the month of September provide vivid proof of the latter." This is just one of eleven photos in a fabulous roundup of late summer photos from Nick... Continue Reading →

Shades of Pink

Some very interesting images containing 'pink' have caught my attention recently. It all started with this amazing photo of a Roseate Spoonbill taken by Ted Jennings (South Carolina Lowcountry, USA). Such an array of pinks through to red, incredible! Note that there are pale orange highlights as well - on the tail and under the... Continue Reading →

Propagation Facility: Flowers

On Sunday when we visited the Propagation Facility at Dunedin Botanic Garden, we found some blooming beautiful plants that I'm keen to share with you! NB: I'll note what plants I think they are but please treat this as opinion and not fact! Where I have the information from a plant tag I'll let you... Continue Reading →

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