Jacarandas resisting in the center of Kigali.
These volunteered in my day lily garden.
Wild harvested and transplanted to the garden at our Yakima home on Lila Ave. Great herbal remedy for bronchitis and respiratory ails in tea form. Flowers beautifully by late summer.
Close up on seed pods
Lamiales is an order in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It includes approximately 24,000species divided into about 20 families. Well-known or economically important members of this order include lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, the ash tree, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, and a number of table herbs such as mint, basil, and rosemary.