I chose this tree for mystery seed of the week last week because it is grown throughout the world.


When it is flowering, the bright purple catches your eye off in the distance.


The jacaruanda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) has huge clusters of purple flowers and lacy foliage.



The jacaruanda flowers are long purple tubes.

It grows where there is little danger of frost, including the lower desert in Arizona.

The seeds I showed last week are found within large pods. I don’t have a photo of the pods.