Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Royal Poincianas Everywhere!

Royal poinciana trees or delonix regia are one of my favorite things about living in south Florida. I'm always awe struck when I see these trees in bloom! To give you an example, I had an errand to run a couple of days ago and this is what I saw as I left my house:

Driving through my neighborhood, I encountered this:

And this:

And this:

And coming home to this:
And this is not even the time of year when they're in full bloom! It comes later on in the summer, usually. So maybe now you understand why I have an obsession with painting Royal Poinciana trees-lol!


Karyna said...

Ha! I'm not the only one! I was pointing out a few that are almost purple around where I live! They are beautiful.

Maria Soto Robbins said...

Ohhhhh, purple! I don't see those as often, Karyna, but they are beautiful as well!