vietnamnet 09/05/2019 17:23 GMT+7
In May when the sound of cicadas signals the advent of summer, giant purple crape-myrtle flowers (known as bang lang) bloom in many streets of Hanoi.
Despite blooming for a short time, the bright purple of this kind of flower brings a poetic beauty to the capital in the early summer days.
|Known as a typical flower in the South Asia tropical region, giant crape-myrtle trees were planted to make urban landscapes more beautiful and create shade.
Giant crape-myrtle flowers are blooming after a night of rain.