Portraits of Wildflowers

Perspectives on Nature Photography

Archive for May 16th, 2017

New Zealand: Koromiko flowering

with 11 comments

Another plant we saw at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary northeast of Dunedin on February 27th was this flowering koromiko bush (Veronica salicifolia, formerly Hebe salicifolia). A raised walkway let me look straight down onto the top of this attractive shrub. Thanks to Sue Hensley, head guide at the Orokonui Ecosanctuary, for identifying the species.

If you’d like a closer look at a flower spike from another Hebe species, you can check out a photograph from our first visit to New Zealand.

© 2017 Steven Schwartzman

Advertisements

Written by Steve Schwartzman

May 16, 2017 at 4:47 AM

%d bloggers like this: