Saturday, September 3, 2011

Flowering Tree - Pink Trumpet

Bangalore (State: Karnataka) known as Garden City true to its name as lot of flowering trees on either side of most of the roads. They bloom with flowers of various colors. One such tree is Pink Trumpet Tree.

The flowers are deep pink with a pale yellow center and are borne in clusters. The tree starts flowering in winter and spring.


In the spring the entire tree is covered with pink blossoms.


The trees have very distinctive broad leaflets that are pointed at the tip and curved inwards. There are total 5 leaflets of unequal size. When the tree begins to flower the tree sheds all leaves.

32 comments:

pietrzyk said...

Beautiful !Greetings Andrzej.

Team G Square said...

Wow . wonderful

George said...

The blossoms of this tree are very beautiful. I think it is unusual, though, for a tree to shed its leaves when it blooms.

chubskulit said...

Lovely!

My Macro Flower, have a great weekend.

kavita said...

Gorgeous ! Thanks for sharing .

joo said...

They are so beautiful!

Zuzana said...

What a fun name and how unusual that the tree shed its leaves when it flowers.;)
Have a great weekend,
xoxo

Eden said...

Such lovely pink blooms. Beautiful photos.

Cheryl said...

These are just lovely. Does the tree shed its leaves because it needs all its energy to force the blooms?

Tina said...

This pictures are so beautiful :)

P.N. Subramanian said...

I am yet to come across a pink trumpet tree. Thanks for sharing.

Sumandebray said...

Nice to see all these flowers .. Very Refreshing

Carol said...

Stunning blooms.... oh to be ale to have such a beauty here :)

magiceye said...

beautiful!

Modern Mom said...

Lovely shots!

My entry.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

That street must be a beautiful sight to behold -- in fact the whole City must be! Thanks for sharing -- those flowering trees are just beautiful.

DeeBee L. said...

Such elegant flowers!

Magia da Inês said...

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É muito bonita essa árvore florida, parace com o nosso ipê rosa.
Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil
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Nayana said...

beautiful..I like last one...

Carletta said...

Mine is a trumpet vine but never as lush in bloom as this tree!
What a plethora of blooms!
Lovely!

shooting star said...

wat a lovely flowering tree..nowadays am into flora of delhi.. bought a very interesting book on trees of delhi by pradeep kishen(arundhati roy's hubby) and have been going around my neighborhood spotting trees!!!..
so find your post doubly interesting!!

Arija said...

How beautiful that tree is! I wish I had one too.

Mama Zen said...

Gorgeous color!

Carver said...

That's a beautiful tree. Lovely blooms on it.

nonizamboni said...

Luscious color. I love their ruffled look too.
Thanks for sharing1

Denise said...

It is a beautiful bloom, and thank you for sharing your photos with us again at Today's Flowers.

Laerte Pupo said...

This tree looks like Ipe Roxo, a native of South America.
See this kink: http://etreal.blogspot.com/2011/07/ipe-roxo.html

Nisha said...

this tree with flowers look beautiful...

Jeevan said...

Interesting detail about the flowering tree. Pretty colorful!

chirag said...

beautiful and lovely pics
super like

Akshay Kumar G said...

Beautiful.

Rajesh said...

Thank You. I am glad you all liked this flowery tree.