Native Flora

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Pink Tea Tree (Leptospermumm scoparium) Native to New Zealand and southeast Australia. A usually compact shrub to 2m high (often less) to 2m wide.

Leptospermumm scoparium

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Clematis paniculata  NZ native bush Clematis, puawhananga,  white Clematis

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New Zealand Native Plants Photography - recently added NZ native plants at NZ Plant Pics stock photography. Browse most recent native plant photography added to the NZ Plant Pics site.

Manuka trees: food for the bees and the birds

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Manuka flowers, tiny blossoms of the New Zealand manuka plant. I love manuka honey and the plant is renowned for therapeutic properties. Download totally free stock photos from Rgbstock. More than 110,000 stock photos and stock images online. Free account.

Flax bush The flax bush features in a saying about the sanctity of human life, where a human is likened to the central shoot of the bush: Unuhia te rito o te harakeke, kei hea te kōmako e kō? Ui mai ki ahau, ‘He aha te mea nui o te Ao?’ Māku e kī atu, ‘He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.’ If you remove the central shoot of the flaxbush, where will the bellbird find rest? If you were to ask me, ‘What is the most important thing in the world?’ I would reply, ‘It is people, it is people, it is…

Flax bush

The flax bush features in a saying about the sanctity of human life, where a human is likened to the central shoot of the bush: Unuhia te rito o te harakeke, kei hea te kōmako e kō? Ui mai ki ahau, ‘He aha te mea nui o te Ao...

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Signs of Spring: Kowhai Blossom

One of my favorite Kowhai trees is in Atkinson Ave, and it is in full bloom now. When I drove past the other day, I stopped and took the shot above. The dark background on the other side of the road was a bonus. Below: the actual tree - unfortunately the sun was not out…