A few more flowers today. No trip to Southern Europe is complete without enjoying the ever-present Oleanders (Nerium oleander). As poisonous as it is beautiful, this large shrub comes in pink and white varieties with single and double flowered forms. This is a double pink.
Podranea ricasoliana). Also called Port St. John's Creeper, it is a native of South America and parts of Africa. Related to the Jacarandas we saw in Madeira and the Indian Bean Trees which we sometimes see in our parks and gardens, they make a great show in the gardens of Southern Europe.