Tuesday, 19 December 2017

New Zealand's Christmas Tree

Every year between November and December these flowers start to bloom. Named the Pohutukawa Tree, they line most coastal roads and beaches, loving the sunshine and sandy conditions. They are aptly named New Zealand's Christmas tree and the vibrant red flowers are reminiscent of the time of the season. The myth is that if they flower before Christmas day then we are in for a good Summer - so far that seems to have come true.

Linking up with Our World Tuesday :-)


  1. That story is really interesting and the flowers are quite beautiful.

  2. They must make quite a show.

  3. They certainly look beautiful. I do like the story behind them. Everyone likes a good summer. :)

  4. what an amazing flower...perfect for the season :))


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