|Beautiful Roadside Flowers in San Francisco Bay Area
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The blooms of the “orchid cactus” come in brilliant reds, creamy whites, deep oranges, bold yellows, and
tantalizing pinks and purples. Most of them are hybrids, patiently grown and cultivated by avid epiphyllum
enthusiasts; but the true species native to Central and South America and Mexico are no less stunning.
Photos and associated stories of many beautiful flowers in Filoli Gardens in Woodside, California are on my
web page at:
Beautiful Epiphyllums (曇花) blooming in early May in residential area in Antelope Hill area in Fremont in San
Francisco Bay Area. It remains open for several days.
Epiphyllums (known as orchid cactus) go largely unnoticed during much of the year, when their unassuming,
leaf-like stems are biding time and gathering energy. But when spring arrives, an unforgettable show begins! In
April and May, these tropical plants burst into their full glory, with large, jewel-toned blossoms that are
anything but wallflowers. This is at front of a home on Antelope Hill in Fremont, California.
Gorgeous pink ice-plant flower garden on the front yard of a home in the residential area in Fremont, California.
A blooming flower tree with pink flowers in the backyard of a church in Fremont.
Zoom in for a closer view of the pink flowers.
A Loquat tree with yellow and juicy fruits of Loquat (枇杷) in the backyard of the same church in Fremont,
California in late March.
Roadside wildflowers along Paseo Padre Parkway near Antelope Hill in Fremont, California.
One of several beautiful Jacaranda trees with long lasting blue-purple flower clusters along Fremont Blvd in
Zoom in for closer view of beautiful blue flowers of Jacaranda trees in Fremont, California.
Another large Jacaranda tree along Fremont Blvd in Fremont. The shade tree that lights up the landscape
with large, vibrant blue-purple blossoms every spring.
A lemon tree with many lemon fruits. In residential areas in San Francisco Bay area, many people planted
various kinds of fruit trees on their front yards or backyards with many hanging delicious fruits.
Many young and beautiful Jacaranda trees are lighting up the skies and streets with their blue-purple blooms at
Irvington Farmers’ Market along Bay Street, Chapel Ave and Trimboli Way in Irvington/Fremont, California.
There are many vendor stalls and stands at this market on Sunday selling various kinds of organic fresh quality
vegetables, fruits, flowers, flavored popcorn, nuts, breads, herbs, essential oil soaps, Asian leafy greens,
eggs, honey, and other goodies.
More beautiful roadside flowers.
Vine with gorgeous red trumpet flowers
Vines with red trumpet flowers and vines with yellow flowers on the walls along Interstate Highway 880 (I-880)
on east side of San Francisco Bay area.
Vines with yellow flowers on the walls along I-880.
Ivies with orange colored flower on the wall along I-880.
A hawk on roadside trees.
A hawk in the sky.
Colorful wild turkey on Antelope Hill in Fremont.
Lush green ivy on the wall along I-880 in the spring season.
More large Jacaranda trees in Fremont.
I came back to Bay Street again on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to take another picture of many young Jacaranda
trees on Bay Street in Fremont.
Another large Jacaranda tree along Fremont Blvd in Fremont.
Gorgeous red flowers.
More Jacaranda trees with blue flowers along Interstate Highway 680 (I-680) in San Jose.