Spring is scarlet in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington)

In Ōtautahi (Christchurch, Aotearoa), spring explodes with pink blossom, yellow daffodils and blue bluebells. But in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington), the dominant colour in late October is scarlet. On the deck of my apartment a big white pot holds a slightly stressed specimen of one of Aotearoa’s plant wonders. It’s known as The Poor Knights Lily, […]

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