In Bloom: Plumeria (Part 2)

Updated May 6, 2014 – After posting In Bloom: Plumeria (Part 1), I discovered this gorgeous, albeit very dusty, bright pink Plumeria (shown above) in the hills of La Peñita. It is one of the tallest varieties I have seen, measuring at approximately 12-14 feet tall.

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I spotted these two beauties (shown above) while on a tour of the Orchid Farm in Las Lomas north of San Pancho. Because of their striking coloration, they almost look as if they are painted.

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This Plumeria in Sayulita shows how the bare branches come alive when in bloom. I also love the contrast of the white, pale pink and bubblegum pink flowers with bright yellow centers framed against this washed terracotta-colored wall.

To learn more about what’s in bloom or in season in the Jaltemba Bay area, view the Flora & Fauna category on our blog.

by Allyson Williams
Updated May 6, 2014 – Originally published May 29, 2012

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