A rooftop view of Jacaranda trees blooming in Pasadena

Jacaranda trees on Del Mar Pasadena near Lake st
Viewing the beautiful Jacaranda trees that line Del Mar blvd. This image is looking east.

Both Pretoria, South Africa and Brisbane, Australia are noted for their streets lined with Jacaranda trees (Jacaranda mimosifolia). In both cities the trees have bloomed within the last couple of weeks and now Pasadena’s Jacaranda are in full flower.  Here are two views of the purple flowering trees along Del Mar in Pasadena, taken from the 3rd floor parking lot of Trader Joe’s.

Jacaranda trees west on Del Mar Pasadena
Looking west along Del Mar in Pasadena. The Del Mar Metro Gold Line station is about one mile west and Jacaranda trees line the entire length of the street to the station.  Both photos were taken from the Trader Joe’s parking lot near Lake St. where the display ends.
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