May 1, 2010

Flowering Trumpet Trees

trumpet treeThis is what we have blooming in our neighborhood right now and they are gorgeous!
This is a Golden Trumpet Tree. Also known as a Tabebuia, they come in other colors such as pink and white.

trumpet treeThese tree branches have been completely bare for months and then suddenly, an explosion of color! It seems to happen overnight with the first spring rains. So nice to see a flowering tree on our walks. I do get tired of nothing but palm trees and pine cones.


Lin said...

Oh, those are lovely! Don't you wish things bloomed like that all year??

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