Royal poincianas in Tel Aviv. Tomer Appelbaum

Behold Israel's Answer to Japan's Cherry Blossom Season

No one in Israel can remember the last time there was such a spectacular profusion of poinciana trees as this year. The time has come to turn this red urban miracle into a global tourist attraction

The local flora are going wild. It seems like years since so many poinciana trees (Delonix regia) have been in such gorgeous bloom. It may never have been this amazing before.

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