Friday Flower

New Zealand Pohutukawa Tree (Metrosideros Excelsa) bursting into flower. It is a member of the myrtle family and grows very well in our harsh coastal conditions. Tui and other nectar feeding birds enjoy the flowers’ nectar.
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When the Pohutukawa flowers it is said to mean that it is summer in New Zealand….mmmm we are waiting for that currently and that it is Christmas time…..well that is very correct.

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8 thoughts on “Friday Flower

  1. Gallivanta

    We had lovely rain last night and sunshine today. I ventured out and felt quite out of sorts to see all the shop assistants dressed for Christmas. Too early, I lamely cry.

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