Native White

We were exploring around the Dunedin Botanic Garden native area on 17 January 2019. This is a fabulous place to go if you want to easily access a whole range of native plants, some of which only naturally grow much further north. Many plants are clearly labelled with their names. Dunedin Botanic Garden, Otago, New... Continue Reading →

Sundews at the Propagation Facility, Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand. 15 October, 2017

Propagation Facility: Foliage

Foliage photos from our visit to the Propagation Facility open day at Dunedin Botanic Garden on Sunday. Dunedin, New Zealand Beautiful shape and texture to these leaves. Photo by Nigel Bright leaves and interesting shapes I was once given a plant of this. The leaves are red on the underside Lovely colour, pattern and shape... Continue Reading →

Propagation Facility: Odd Plants

While wandering around the Propagation Facility at Dunedin Botanic Garden on Sunday I came across some quite odd-looking plants. I'll share a few of them with you... Above photo: Rhipsalis teres. It is an epiphytic cacti from South America. This info kindly provided to me by the Propagation Services Officer via email. above and below:... 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 →

Propagation Facility: Spanish Moss

Just last week, chatting through the Comments section, I was talking with Ellen Jennings from South Carolina (Passing By Photo) about the silvery moss in her photo of a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron. She told me about this plant, Spanish Moss, and that "It makes an elegant drape in many of the old trees." Yesterday when visiting... Continue Reading →

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