But, it isn't as if we miss out on those beautiful pastel shades here when we have Spring-flowering trees like Bauhinias. Most of the trees around my neighbourhood are either pale pink or white, but there is also a lovely deep pink form.
|One of its common names is the orchid tree, but the flower reminds me more of an azalea.|
|This white bauhinia was on campus at Queensland University.|
|Another visitor to campus was this handsome currawong in the still-bare branches of a frangipani. I think this would make a great subject for a lino-print.|