9/17/13

kowhai

This is a NZ native tree called the kowhai (pronounced 'coe-fie') that blooms in spring. The name is the the Maori word for 'yellow'. The bright flowers attract many native birds.




11 comments:

Karin M. said...

Wow....das sind wunderschöne Blüten, sie strahlen in einem sehr schönen Gelb.
Liebe Grüße, Karin

Nova said...

Never heard of it before, and it is very interesting. The blossoms are beautiful. Thanks for sharin.

Greetings (^_^)/"

Marleen said...

Beautiful yellow colors. Great shots!

TheChieftess said...

Interesting blooms!!!

Jay said...

We spent a year in Takapuna in the 80s, so this brings back some happy memories. I bought my Mum some Kowhai seeds to try, but they didn't work out for her. I guess while England is similar in many ways to NZ, the plants don't necessarily thrive here!

Linley S said...

They are beautiful Betty.

Follygirl said...

beautiful pics!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Very pretty!

maryaustria said...

Impressive and so beautiful blossoms!

Richard Lawry said...

Beautiful tree
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Amy said...

Lovely bright yellow!