The summer has arrived. Hanoi streets are becoming more and more colorful with the red of Flamboyant flowers, the yellow of Golden Shower flowers, and the purple of Crape-myrtle flowers.
Purple – the color of Crape-myrtle flowers, appears at the beginning of the summer. Crape-myrtle flowers are grown in crowded streets.
Crape-myrtle flowers on Kim Ma Street, Hanoi
The Crape-myrtle flower is the favorite of young girls. Its purple color represents faithfulness.
Flamboyant flowers are in bloom. The sound of balm-crickets and the red color of Flamboyant are in harmony.
Golden Shower trees grow on certain Hanoi streets, like Le Trong Tan, Nguyen Dinh Thi, Lac Long Quan, and surrounding West Lake.
The Golden Shower flower
Some other flowers like Peacock contribute its own yellow color to the colorful summer of Hanoi.