Streets of Ellenbrook in full bloom

Jacaranda trees in bloom in Ellenbrook.  Picture: David Baylis. d446461
Jacaranda trees in bloom in Ellenbrook. Picture: David Baylis. d446461

ELLENBROOK streets are awash with the purple bloom of jacaranda trees.

The popular tree has been widely planted throughout Australian suburbs but is native to tropical and subtropical regions of Central America, South America, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica and the Bahamas.

Community Newspaper Group photographer David Baylis snapped this picture on a sunny day in Ellenbrook last week.