A nice write-up in the LA Times on the jacaranda trees that blossom along Del Mar boulevard in Pasadena. The trees are always a treat in the spring, and unlike the cherry blossoms for which Japan is famous, the jacaranda blossoms linger for several months.

L.A.’s oldest jacarandas are 80 to 100 years old, and there are estimated to be some 20,000 of them along public streets in the city. Pasadena maintains an estimated 1,654 jacarandas

LA times: “It’s jacaranda season: When purple reigns”

Featured Image: “Jacarandas in Tlaxcala,” taken by Ulf Jenninger. Used under CC by CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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