Is your car covered in purple? Then it must be Jacaranda season

Jacaranda, purple

Jacaranda on Monterey Road | Photo by Nathan Solis

HERMON —  The Jacaranda trees along Monterey Road are putting on quite a show, with purple blossoms creating a colorful canopy overhead and littering the cars and street below with a layer of lavender. Do the colors seem more intense than in previous years? If  you got a Jacaranda shot to share, send it to [email protected]

Photo by Nathan Solis

Photo by Nathan Solis

Paloma Peracchio photographed a “Jacaranda blanket” on Vincent Avenue in Eagle Rock.

Highland Park, Jacarandas

Leslie Nuccio took this shot in Highland Park near El Arco Iris


  1. I think they are really nice looking but annoying as heck to sweep up especially after they are dried up and smashed by foot and/or car traffic.

  2. Ugh, smelly piss trees.

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