TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Philippines – A tree on a vacant lot across a mall here has been catching the attention of many Boholanos because it teems with vibrant pink flowers. They stop and take photos of the pink tabebuia or trumpet tree which blooms during summer. Some even thought it was a variety of the famed cherry blossoms in Japan. If it thrives in the country, netizens suggested planting more trees. In the Philippines, it has native tree like “Balayong” (Cassia nodosa) a local term for the Palawan cherry blossoms.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer April 16, 2019 00:11 UTC