As well as the native wild flowers in and around Benidorm, we also found many non-natives in full bloom. The most numerous of which were as always, the Date Palms. The flowers look feathery and soft but if you touch them, you find they are hard, waxy and feel like they're made of plastic.
Brachychiton populneus). Also known as Bottle Trees in the USA.
). Covering the lower cliffs of La Cala, they made quite a display in the sunshine.