It’s not the best picture with the drizzly weather we’ve had today, but here’s the first flowering Jacaranda of the season. My Mum says they were told that when the Jacarandas started flowering it was time to hit the books for final exams… Come to think of it she may have made that up for my benefit.
Either way Brisbane’s a pretty sight when the Jacarandas bloom and leave that fluffy purple carpet across the footpaths. This one was outside our Open Home on Gregory Terrace but the avenue of Jacarandas along Coronation Dirve would be my favourite.
Apparently they’re Brazilian natives, but they look like home to me.