Blue Agapanthus are common plants
in both New Zealand and Australia.
It's a sign of Summer in both our countries.
I took these photos when I was in Maldon, Australia
In New Zealand
Agapantus have been declared an invasive weed
by The Department of Conservation.
It is thought it arrived here with soldiers returning
from the second Boer War in South Africa.
It seems growing conditions here are perfect
and they can be found from North Cape
to Stewart Island, the southern most point of
Aggies - as they're affectionately called
line the pathway to the house where we stayed.
Needless to say I felt quite at home here
thanks to the gorgeous blue aggies!
I'm joining Jeanne for
Take care and
be kind to one another