Golden shower flowers add brilliant glow to Hanoi streets

Monday, 2021-06-21 17:36:56
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The trees are mostly seen along lake-side streets around West Lake, starting from Ve Ho, part of Lac Long Quan, and Trich Sai street to Nguyen Dinh Thi street.
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NDO – Under the sun of summer, bunches of blooming yellow golden shower flowers add a brilliant glow to many streets in Hanoi. The blooming of the flowers also marks the start of continuous sweltering sunny days.

The golden shower trees are scientifically known as Cassia fistula.

The blooming season of the flowers lasts from May to July.

A golden shower tree is 10m-20m tall with a diameter of 40cm.

Flowers are a vibrant yellow colour.

The captivating golden shower flowers brighten up the landscape.

Golden yellow flowers blooms against the blue sky.

A row of golden shower trees fills the streets with a brilliant yellow colour.

The balcony of a house looks more beautiful and poetic thanks to the blooming golden shower flowers.

Two golden shower trees stand next to each other on a lake-side street around West Lake.

Photos: Chi Nam, Hai Nam