beautiful pink flowers of trumpet tree

Close up pictures of flowers and of flowering trees

San Marino, California, USA


These pictures of flowers were taken in various places – gardens, parks, and streets in Southern California. Usually, this area gets most of its rainfall during winter and early spring. This is the best time to visit – it is not too hot to walk around, there is less smog and no smoke from wildfires.

Lotus Flower
Lotus Flower Macro
papaver nudicaule spring blossom Orange Poppy Close-up picture
Orange poppy flower opening up, papaver nudicaule.

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Spring is a perfect season to see beautiful botanical gardens, streets with flowering trees and especially wildflowers outside of the cities.

macro image of an orange tree blossom Citrus California
Orange Flower photo Citrus Park California Plantation Museum
Old wrecked truck and tree in full bloom
Rose Acacia blooming in an old garden on route 66 all over the old truck. Robinia hispida, southern California, USA.

Wild California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) also known as golden poppy, flame flower or copa de oro (a cup of gold) in Spanish is the official state flower of California. This poppy plant is native to the Western US and blooms from March to October if there is enough moisture/rain. The blossoms are yellow to orange in color and they will close at night and rainy days.

There are a lot of garden poppy varieties, too that can be seen at cities flower beds, private gardens, etc. April is also a good month to enjoy flowering acacia trees. They grow well in dry climates and blossoms are very pretty and spread wonderful fragrant smell.

Tabebuia Impetiginosa - spring bloom rich pink color
Street with Trumpet trees in full bloom, near Hollywood, California, Tabebuia Impetiginosa.
Tabebuia Impetiginosa spring blossoming tree deep rich pink colour
Trumpet Tree in full blossom, detail, Tabebuia Impetiginosa.

For those who like fragrant flowers, it is recommended to visit a citrus plantation while in Southern California. The flowers of orange trees are small white and waxy not exactly prettiest tree flower however the aroma of the flowering citrus grove is really amazing.

Flowering trumpet trees line the streets around Los Angeles in the spring; when these beauties bloom they create a truly festive atmosphere in the street. Winter and spring are also seasons for camellias to flower.

Trumpet Tree Blossom
Purple Flower Trumpet Tree
Macro shot of a lily flower, pistil and petal, white and yellow color
Closeup view of the white flower of the calla lily, zantedeschia aethiopica .
Small bird flying and eating nectar of aloe flowers
Hummingbirds feeding on aloe flowers in the gardens, aloe Striata.
Macro of blue iris flower with dew
Blue Iris with Water Drops
Peach tree blossoming
Peach Tree Flowering in the Spring
Two Pink Camellias
Pink Camellias close-up
Olympic Fire, Kalmia latifolia
Clusters of ready-to-bloom flower buds of Olympic Fire, Kalmia latifolia
Olympic Fire, Kalmia latifolia - mountain laurel flowering
Clusters of Olympic Fire, Kalmia latifolia.
Echinocactus Grusonii desert succulent plant with sharp spines
Golden Barrel Cactus at the desert garden, California, Echinocactus Grusonii.
Wild Blueberry flowering in the spring
Canadian blueberry blooming, Vaccinium var.
a bunch of California poppy flowers
Field of orange California poppies
papaver nudicaule flower bud macro photo
Pinky Reddish poppy flower opening up

   15.12.2023  by FPImages


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