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Photo: Yellow Lupine Bush NZ

A beautiful yellow lupine bush blossoms along the lakeside in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.

A yellow lupine bush adds stunning color to the already beautiful scenery around Lake Hawea in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. The yellow lupine bush is a perennial shrub that grows to approximately 2 meters in height and has green to gray-green palmate leaves with 5-12 leaflets per leaf.

The yellow lupine bush is more commonly seen as yellow in color but there are also lupines that are lilac to purple when in full blossom. Cold temperatures down to about -12 C are no match for the yellow lupine bush and they continue to flourish and grow for up to seven years.

The yellow lupine bush in NZ is a rapidly growing wildflower, a very aggressive self planter and is considered a problematic weed in most parts of NZ. The aroma of the pea-like flowers that the yellow lupine bush produces float freely in the air during the hot summer months in Central Otago in NZ. ... continue below the picture...



Yellow Lupine Bush NZ

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Yellow Lupine Bush NZ
Photo of a yellow lupine bush in Central
Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.

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As much as the people of NZ find the yellow lupine bush to be a weed like plant, most tourists find the radiant yellow flowers on the lakeshore a picture of beauty.

Yellow Tree Lupins, Lupinus arboreus, Lake Hawea, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/320 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 51mm.

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Yellow Lupine Bush NZ
A beautiful yellow lupine bush blossoms along the lakeside in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.
Scientific Name
Lupinis arboreus
Photographer
Rolf Hicker
Stock Photo ID
nzk3s5145 - Yellow Lupine Bush NZ

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