The tulip tree is gorgeous and commonly seen down here in the south of New Zealand. I assume these in my photos are the North American species L. tulipifera. The leaves are distinctively shaped and the flowers are very pretty but easily missed. The first three photos are of a particular tree at Monte Christo... Continue Reading →
Soft the drowsy hours are creeping ... Photo taken in the rose garden at Gore Public Garden, 16 Dec 2021. Southland, New Zealand.
Bright colour for this Christmas Eve evening; I took the photo at Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand on 22 December. Merry Christmas!
Spring flowers blooming nice and white, found on my birthday trip into Central Otago on 31 October. Garden-whites and Wild-whites. New Zealand.
Local walk on 02 October, seven photos. The range of colours was satisfying. Tapanui, West Otago, New Zealand.
In order to contain your irises a good stock fence is necessary. Sheep mesh is the bare minimum and not really adequate in this situation which is by an open driveway entrance and next to a sealed road. The last thing an owner needs is for their errant irises to escape and become a traffic... Continue Reading →
There's an interesting public garden in Alexandra, Central Otago. On my birthday visit of 31 October there were a nice variety of irises to look at. They have a collection of irises that have won an annual award in America and a sign that lists their names for each year and what colour they are.... Continue Reading →