Tag Archives: autumn berries

Pretty in a pod

At the Pauatahanui burial ground last Friday I spotted these colourful berries popping out of their papery pods.
The plants seemed to be bulbs of some sort but I cannot be sure about that.

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A real head turner

This stunning pyracantha “turned my head” as I drove past it on my way home yesterday. Today in duller overhead conditions I went back to take some photos to share.

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Pyracanthas are renowned for their brilliant berry displays in autumn. It is surprising to see such a brilliant show because we have not had many crisp autumn nights so far but whatever the reason, this specimen has burst forth into golden glory. It positively glows sitting alone with a dark fence behind it.

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