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Variety of shower trees, cereus dress summertime


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 20, 2012

~~<p>A reader called to marvel about two summer&shy;time spectaculars in Hawaii gardens: the rainbow shower trees in gorgeous bloom around town and the night-blooming cereus along Wilder Avenue at Punahou School.</p>
<p>Rainbow shower trees are a made-in-Hawaii hybrid. They flower in warm rainbow shades for nine or 10 months of the year here. The parents of our &quot;official street tree of Honolulu&quot; are the golden shower from India and the pink and white shower tree from Indonesia.</p>
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A reader called to marvel about two summer­time spectaculars in Hawaii gardens: the rainbow shower trees in gorgeous bloom around town and the night-blooming cereus along Wilder Avenue at Punahou School.

Rainbow shower trees are a made-in-Hawaii hybrid. They flower in warm rainbow shades for nine or 10 months of the year here. The parents of our "official street tree of Honolulu" are the golden shower from India and the pink and white shower tree from Indonesia. Login for more...



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