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Common Flowering Trees between Spring and Summer

Prunus campanulata
Prunus campanulata
Spathodea campanulata
Spathodea campanulata
Yulania x soulangeana
Yulania x soulangeana
Rhodoleia championii
Rhodoleia championii
Bauhinia variegata
Bauhinia variegata
Bauhinia variegata var. candida
Bauhinia variegata var. candida
Erythrina speciosa
Erythrina speciosa
Bombax ceiba
Bombax ceiba
Tabebuia chrysantha
Tabebuia chrysantha
Tabebuia rosea
Tabebuia rosea
   




Common Flowering Trees between Summer and Autumn

Callistemon viminalis Crateva unilocularis Melaleuca cajuputi subsp. cumingiana
Callistemon viminalis Crateva unilocularis Melaleuca cajuputi subsp. cumingiana
Plumeria rubra
Plumeria rubra
Brownea grandiceps
Brownea grandiceps
Melia azedarach
Melia azedarach
Saraca dives
Saraca dives
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia grandiflora
Lagerstroemia speciosa
Lagerstroemia speciosa
Delonix regia
Delonix regia
Elaeocarpus hainanensis
Elaeocarpus hainanensis
Cassia fistula
Cassia fistula
Lysidice rhodostegia
Lysidice rhodostegia
Schima superba
Schima superba
Koelreuteria bipinnata
Koelreuteria bipinnata
   




Common Flowering Trees between Autumn and Winter

Bauhinia purpurea
Bauhinia purpurea
Chorisia speciosa
Chorisia speciosa
Bauhinia x blakeana
Bauhinia x blakeana
Prunus campanulata Prunus campanulata
Prunus campanulata
Species: Prunus campanulata
Common Name: Bell-flowers Cherry
Family / Genus: ROSACEAE / Cerasus
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, 3-8 meters tall
  • Inflorescence umbel
  • Flowers diameter 1.5-2 cm, flowers pink
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Velodrome Park
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Lion Rock Park
Flower period: Generally from Jan to Mar
Spathodea campanulata Spathodea campanulata
Spathodea campanulata
Species: Spathodea campanulata
Common Name: African Tulip Tree
Family / Genus: BIGNONIACEAE / Spathodea
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, up to 12 meters tall
  • Petals orange-red
  • Inflorescence length 12-15 cm
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Ap Lei Chau Waterfront Promenade
  • Man Tung Road Park
  • Victoria Park
Flower period: Generally from Jan to May
Yulania x soulangeana Yulania x soulangeana
Yulania x soulangeana
Species: Yulania x soulangeana
Common Name: Saucer Magnolia
Family / Genus: MAGNOLIACEAE / Magnolia
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, 6-10 meters tall
  • White outside of petals, purple at base, white inside of flower
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Cornwall Street Park
  • Hung Shing Street Rest Garden
  • Sha Tin Park
Flower period: Generally from Feb to Mar
Rhodoleia championii Rhodoleia championii
Rhodoleia championii
Species: Rhodoleia championii
Common Name: Rhodoleia
Family / Genus: HAMAMELIDACEAE / Rhodoleia
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen native tree, up to 12 meters tall
  • Inflorescence capitulum, flowers red, drooping
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Lok Kwan Street Park
  • Lok Ma Chau Garden
  • Lung Cheung Road Park
  • North District Park
Flower period: Generally from Feb to Apr
Bauhinia variegata Bauhinia variegata
Bauhinia variegata
Species: Bauhinia variegata
Common Name: Camel's Foot Tree
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Bauhinia
Characteristics:
  • Semi-deciduous tree, up to 15 meters tall
  • Petals from pink to pale purple
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Cherry Street Park
  • Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park
  • Sha Tin Park
Flower period: Generally from Feb to Mar
Bauhinia variegata var. candida Bauhinia variegata var. candida
Bauhinia variegata var. candida
Species: Bauhinia variegata var. candida
Common Name: White Bauhinia
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Bauhinia
Characteristics:
  • Semi-deciduous trees, up to 15 meters tall
  • White petals
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Wai Yip Street/Sheung Yee Road Sitting Out Area
Flower period: Generally from Feb to Mar
Erythrina speciosa Erythrina speciosa
Erythrina speciosa
Species: Erythrina speciosa
Common Name: Ivory Coral Tree
Family / Genus: FABACEAE / Erythrina
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, 4-5 meters tall
  • Inflorescences raceme terminal, flowers red
  • Ivory like, so called "Ivory Coral Tree"
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Cherry Street Park
  • Lam Tin Park
Flower period: Generally from Feb to Mar
Bombax ceiba Bombax ceiba
Bombax ceiba
Species: Bombax ceiba
Common Name: Tree Cotton
Family / Genus: BOMBACACEAE / Bombax
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 25 meters tall
  • Fleshy petals, red or orange-red colour
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Lei Yue Mun Park
  • Lung Cheung Road Park
  • Tai Hang Tung Recreation Ground
Flower period: Generally from Mar to Apr
Tabebuia chrysantha Tabebuia chrysantha
Tabebuia chrysantha
Species: Tabebuia chrysantha
Common Name: Yellow Pui
Family / Genus: BIGNONIACEAE / Tabebuia
Characteristics:
  • Semi-deciduous tree, up to 10 meters tall
  • Flowers yellow, inflorescences slightly clustered
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Aberdeen Promenade
  • Choi Ha Road Sitting-out Area
  • Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park
  • Kowloon Bay Park
  • Nam Cheong Park
  • North District Park
  • Sheung Shui Garden No. 4
  • Tin Pak Road Park
  • Tong Ming Street Park
  • Tseung Kwan O Promenade
  • Tuen Mun Park
Flower period: Generally from Mar to Apr
Tabebuia rosea Tabebuia rosea
Tabebuia rosea
Species: Tabebuia rosea
Common Name: Pink Trumpet Tree
Family / Genus: BIGNONIACEAE / Tabebuia
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 10 meters tall
  • Flowers pink, inflorescences slightly clustered
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Fanling Station Playground
  • Nam Cheong Park
Flower period: Generally from Mar to Apr
Callistemon viminalis Callistemon viminalis
Callistemon viminalis
Species: Callistemon viminalis
Common Name: Tall Bottle-brush
Family / Genus: MYRTACEAE / Callistemon
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, 2-5 meters tall,
  • Inflorescence about 15 cm long, often drooping, flowers red
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Aberdeen Promenade
  • Sha Tin Park
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
  • Victoria Park
Flower period: Generally from Mar to May
Crateva unilocularis Crateva unilocularis
Crateva unilocularis
Species: Crateva unilocularis
Common Name: Spider Tree
Family / Genus: CAPPARACEAE / Crateva
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, 5-15 meters tall
  • Petals white or pale yellow
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Man Tung Road Roadside Amenity Plot
  • Morse Park
  • Prince Edward Road West Pavement Trees
  • Sai Chuen Road Pavement Trees
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
  • Tin Shui Wai Park
Flower period: Generally from Mar to May
Melaleuca cajuputi subsp. cumingiana Melaleuca cajuputi subsp. cumingiana
Melaleuca cajuputi subsp. cumingiana
Species: Melaleuca cajuputi subsp. cumingiana
Common Name: Paper-bark Tree
Family / Genus: MYRTACEAE / Melaleuca
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, up to 18 meters tall
  • White flowers, brush-like shape
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Aberdeen Promenade
  • Statue Square Gardens
  • Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park
Flower period: Generally from Mar to May, Sep to Nov
Plumeria rubra Plumeria rubra
Plumeria rubra
Species: Plumeria rubra
Common Name: Frangipani
Family / Genus: APOCYNACEAE / Plumeria
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 8 meters tall
  • Flowers fragrant, white or red colours
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Aberdeen Promenade
  • Admiralty Garden
  • Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park
  • Quarry Bay Park
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
Flower period: Generally from Mar to Sep
Brownea grandiceps Brownea grandiceps
Brownea grandiceps
Species: Brownea grandiceps
Common Name: Rose of Venezuela
Family / Genus: FABACEAE / Brownea
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, 3-8 meters tall
  • Petals red, hanging on the foliage
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Park
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
Flower period: Generally from Apr to May
Melia azedarach Melia azedarach
Melia azedarach
Species: Melia azedarach
Common Name: China-berry
Family / Genus: MELIACEAE / Melia
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 10 meters tall or taller
  • Petals pale purple with length about 1 cm
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Chung Hom Kok Park
  • Sham Shui Po Park
  • Yuen Long Park
  • Victoria Park
Flower period: Generally from Apr to May
Saraca dives Saraca dives
Saraca dives
Species: Saraca dives
Common Name: Common Saraca
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Saraca
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, 5-20 meters tall
  • Flowers yellow, turning red.
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Ap Lei Chau Park
  • Ap Lei Chau Waterfront Promenade
  • Cherry Street Park
  • Muk Lun Street Playground
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
  • Yuen Long Park
Flower period: Generally from Apr to May
Jacaranda mimosifolia Jacaranda mimosifolia
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Species: Jacaranda mimosifolia
Common Name: Jacaranda
Family / Genus: BIGNONIACEAE / Jacaranda
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 15 meters tall
  • Flowers purple or light purple, length 25-30cm, terminal inflorescence
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Sha Tin Park
  • Tung Chung North Park
Flower period: Generally from Apr to Jun
Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia grandiflora
Species: Magnolia grandiflora
Common Name: Bull Bay
Family / Genus: MAGNOLIACEAE / Magnolia
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, about 15-20 meters tall
  • Flowers white with diameter of 15-20 cm
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Kowloon Walled City Park
  • Sha Tin Park
Flower period: Generally from May to Jun
Lagerstroemia speciosa Lagerstroemia speciosa
Lagerstroemia speciosa
Species: Lagerstroemia speciosa
Common Name: Queen Crape Myrtle
Family / Genus: LYTHRACEAE / Lagerstroemia
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, 10-20 meters tall
  • Flowers purple or purple-red, petals 6, margin crisped
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Ap Lei Chau Waterfront Promenade
  • Big Wave Bay Picnic Area
  • Cherry Street Park
  • Kowloon Park
  • Sha Tin Park
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
  • Waterfall Bay Park
Flower period: Generally from May to Jul
Delonix regia Delonix regia
Delonix regia
Species: Delonix regia
Common Name: Flame Tree
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Delonix
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 20 meters tall
  • Five spoon like petals with bright scarlet, and one of the petals has mixed with yellow and white patches.
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • South Bay Beach
  • Tuen Mun Park
  • Victoria Park
Flower period: Generally from Jun to Jul
Elaeocarpus hainanensis Elaeocarpus hainanensis
Elaeocarpus hainanensis
Species: Elaeocarpus hainanensis
Common Name: Hainan Elaeocarpus
Family / Genus: ELAEOCARPACEAE / Elaeocarpus
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, up to 5 meters tall
  • White drooping flowers with feather-like petals
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Choi Hung Road Playground
  • Hong Kong Park
  • Tsuen Wan Park
  • Tsuen Wan Riviera Park
Flower period: Generally from Jun to Jul
Cassia fistula Cassia fistula
Cassia fistula
Species: Cassia fistula
Common Name: Golden-shower
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Cassia
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 15 meters tall
  • Inflorescence drooping, length to 30 cm, flowers yellow
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Kowloon Park
  • Sha Tin Park
  • Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park
Flower period: Generally from Jun to Aug
Lysidice rhodostegia Lysidice rhodostegia
Lysidice rhodostegia
Species: Lysidice rhodostegia
Common Name: Lysidice
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Lysidice
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, 2-5 meters tall
  • Petals purplish red, boardly obovate
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
  • Yeung Siu Hang Garden
Flower period: Generally from Jun to Aug
Schima superba Schima superba
Schima superba
Species: Schima superba
Common Name: Schima
Family / Genus: THEACEAE / Schima
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen native tree, 5-20 meters tall
  • Flowers white with strong pedicel
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • Sha Tin Park
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
Flower period: Generally from Jun to Aug
Koelreuteria bipinnata Koelreuteria bipinnata
Koelreuteria bipinnata
Species: Koelreuteria bipinnata
Common Name: Golden Rain Tree
Family / Genus: SAPINDACEAE / Koelreuteria
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, up to 20 meters tall
  • Flowers yellow, inflorescence length 35-70 cm
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Carpenter Road Park
  • Lai Chi Kok Park
  • Ma On Shan Park
Flower period: Generally from Jul to Sep
Bauhinia purpurea Bauhinia purpurea
Bauhinia purpurea
Species: Bauhinia purpurea
Common Name: Purple Camel's Foot
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Bauhinia
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen tree, 5-10 meters tall
  • Petals pale pink to pink, narrow, often wrinkled
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Chai Wan Park
  • Lai Chi Kok Park
  • Sha Tin Park
Flower period: Generally from Oct to Dec
Chorisia speciosa Chorisia speciosa
Chorisia speciosa
Species: Chorisia speciosa
Common Name: Floss Silk Tree
Family / Genus: BOMBACACEAE / Chorisia
Characteristics:
  • Deciduous tree, 8-15 meters tall
  • Petals 5, distinct, dark red or pink, white with dark strips on the proximal half of adaxial surface
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
  • North District Park
  • Tsing Tin Playground
Flower period: Generally from Oct to Feb
Bauhinia x blakeana Bauhinia x blakeana
Bauhinia x blakeana
Species: Bauhinia x blakeana
Common Name: Hong Kong Orchid Tree
Family / Genus: CAESALPINIACEAE / Bauhinia
Characteristics:
  • Evergreen native tree, 8-10 meters tall
  • Petals purplish red, dark purple stripes on top petals
Suggested Locations of Appreciation:
  • Kowloon Tsai Park
  • Quarry Bay Park
  • Tai Po Waterfront Park
Flower period: Generally from Nov to Mar
 


General flowering period

Tree Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Prunus
campanulata
               
Spathodea
campanulata
           
Yulania x
soulangeana
               
Rhodoleia
championii
             
Bauhinia
variegata
                 
Bauhinia variegata
var. candida
                 
Erythrina
speciosa
                 
Bombax
ceiba
               
Tabebuia
chrysantha
               
Tabebuia
rosea
               
Callistemon
viminalis
             
Crateva
unilocularis
             
Melaleuca cajuputi
subsp. cumingiana
   
Plumeria
rubra
     
Brownea
grandiceps
               
Melia
azedarach
               
Saraca
dives
               
Jacaranda
mimosifolia
             
Magnolia
grandiflora
               
Lagerstroemia
speciosa
             
Delonix
regia
               
Elaeocarpus
hainanensis
               
Cassia
fistula
             
Lysidice
rhodostegia
             
Schima
superba
             
Koelreuteria
bipinnata
             
Bauhinia
purpurea
                 
Chorisia
speciosa
         
Bauhinia
x blakeana
         

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