Jubilant Jacarandas

The vivid clusters of the Jacaranda Tree at Elizabeth Farm

Vivid purple flower clusters on the Jacaranda at Elizabeth Farm Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

Sydney's suburbs are turning purple, it’s that fantastic time of the year when the Jacarandas blossom. Check out the images of our 'dream trees' currently in bloom at some of our Sydney Living Museums properties.

Vaucluse House

Even after a losing a large limb a few months back, the Jacaranda in the service courtyard always lights up. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

A pair of Jacarandas in full bloom alongside the Stables. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

Meroogal

The 'Purple Cloud' of Jacarandas that engulf Meroogal every year. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

Up closer you can see the house which is framed by the purple haze. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

Elizabeth Farm

The Jacaranda next to the house at Elizabeth Farm, there are more jacarandas behind this one and around the tearooms. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

Working in the Eastern Garden (which is looking fantastic at the moment!) and the Jacaranda behind. Photo Scott Hill © Sydney Living Museums

Rouse Hill House & Farm

The Jacaranda in contrast with the red of the main house. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

Looking through the tree towards the house, with plumbago in the foreground. Photo Steven Halliday © Sydney Living Museums

About the author

Photograph of a man standing beside a garden shed

Steve Halliday

Horticulturist

Steven is one of the horticulturists who takes care of Sydney Living Museums’ green spaces and gardens.