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Category: Flowers (page 1 of 15)

After the Rain

Clematis paniculata seed heads

Clematis paniculata seed heads

Clematis paniculata seed heads after the rain (which seems to be a permanent fixture). At Arataki Visitor Centre today.

Bursting Open

Pohutukawa Buds

Pohutukawa Buds

Buds of Pohutukawa blossom about to burst open.

Delicate

Dandelion

Dandelion

The City Daily Photo theme for the month of June is “Nature”. Many of my photos celebrate the beauty that I see in the natural environment. And this example might also serve as a reminder of its fragility and the need to nurture it…

More photos to the theme (click here).

Blushing

Magnolia grandiflora: Cone

Magnolia grandiflora: Cone

The seedcones of Magnolia grandiflora are ripening – their colour changing from green to reddish until the bright red seeds appear.

More Red

Coral Tree (Erythrina sp.)

Coral Tree (Erythrina sp.)

Flower of a Coral tree (Erythrina sp) at Great North Road, Waterview.

Long Neck

Agave Attenuata

Agave Attenuata

I could not resist taking a picture of this flowering Agave attenuata in Parnell, with a fine shadow to boot.

Traffic Lights

Traffic Lights

Traffic Lights

Corner New North and Blockhouse Bay Roads. Framed by Agave attenuata in flower.

Flowering

Cabbage Tree

Cabbage Tree

The cabbage trees (Cordyline australis) are bursting out with flowers.

Yellow

Yellow Lily

Yellow Lily

I always like the texture of the stamens and stigma on a lily, mindful of the mess that can result from the stamens ….

King Protea

King Protea

King Protea

Proteas are very popular in Auckland. This one is a King Protea, bought from a shop. Love them!

King Protea

King Protea

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