The arrival of spring in Bengaluru, Karnataka is marked by the blooming of the beautiful pink trumpet flowers.photo: india today
Bengaluru-based aerial photographer Raj Mohan, on his Twitter handle, shared some stunning views of what Bengaluru looks like at the moment.video: @rajography47/twitter
Raj Mohan's aerial shots give a flowery makeover to the otherwise-industrial city.photo: @rajography47/twitter
"Who wouldn't like morning walks in a place like this," tweeted Mohan while sharing a video of a road near Benninganahalli Lake.video: @rajography47/twitter
It's interesting to note that the flowers were actually introduced to Bengaluru by the Brits, who wanted to remind themselves of a spring just like home.PHOTO: UNSPLASH
These pink flowers start blooming in Bengaluru from January and continue till March.photo: @an_aradhya/twitter
Some Bangaloreans have issues though. Twitter user @R_Dravia says, "The flowers make a dirty mess on the roads once they fall and stink up the place."
Many citizens of Bengaluru mistake the pink trumpets for cherry blossoms, but both are different in terms of shape and geographical area.
The blooming of the pink trumpets is an annual tradition in Bengaluru. Here's a glimpse from 2022.