Metrosideros umbellata Logan 1pm

The whole tree
humming

through layers
of dark

& so studded
with rubies.

O Southern Rata –
your sweeter nectar

designs you hemmed
with bees.

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From New Zealand, Metrosideros umbellata, also called ‘Southern Rata’.

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