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Photo: Mountain Daisy New Zealand

A young Mountain Daisy plant blooms on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu on the North Island of New Zealand.

The landscape around Mt Ruapehu on the North Island of New Zealand has the perfect conditions for the Mountain Daisy to grow to its fullest potential. December and January are the prime months in New Zealand for the Mountain Daisy to flower and does so without anybody caring for it.

The beautiful white petals that encompass the yellow center are very refreshing looking and are easily noticed when hiking around Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand. The Mountain Daisy has many different variations that flourish in New Zealand and are one of the most common plants found around the mountains.

They grow on single long white stems and are quite a bit larger than the common daisy that we all know. There are close to sixty different species that are found in New Zealand which can sometimes make it difficult to identify them properly. ... continue below the picture...

Mountain Daisy New Zealand

Mountain Daisy New Zealand
Photo of the robust perennial Mountain Daisy
in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand.

Pictures from photo gallery "New Zealand National Parks"

... When hiking through the mountain passes in the summer months in New Zealand you will see hundreds of these beautiful flowers across the slopes. When the Mountain Daisy is in full bloom, they create a very colorful photo as they stand tall amid the mountainous vegetation.

Mountain Daisy, Celmisia semicordata, Mt Ruapehu in Tongariro National Park, World Heritage Site, Central North Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/4.5, exposure time of 1/1600 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 180mm.

Stock Photo
Mountain Daisy New Zealand
A young Mountain Daisy plant blooms on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu on the North Island of New Zealand.
Scientific Name
Celmisia semicordata
Rolf Hicker
Stock Photo ID
nzk3s11816 - Mountain Daisy New Zealand

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