Sydney has turned purple. Yes, it is the Jacarandas season and the streets of Sydney are purple. The season is in Spring and it starts from end of October and lasts till December every year.
What are Jacarandas? A Jacaranda tree is a sub-tropical tree which is attractive indigo flowers.
Best places to go view the Jacarandas in Sydney are:
- McDougall Street, Kirribilli, North Sydney – Nearest metro station: Milsons Point.
- Sydney’s Royal Botanical Garden.
- Lavender Bay.
- Oxford Street, Paddington.
We love our jacarandas so much that Sydney hosts an annual Jacaranda festival to celebrate the season. More information can be found on the Jacaranda Festival website – https://jacarandafestival.com/