Penang Perspective: Cherry Blossoms Season – Tecoma Trees

Known locally as Penang’s “sakura”, these cherry blossoms are Tecoma trees that produce flowers in white and pink colors. The flowers usually bloom during the dry season of the year, such as during February-April or in June-July period. These trees can be found at several areas around Penang, such as Bayan Lepas and northern side of the island.

Cherry Blossoms in Penang

Known locally as Penang’s “sakura”, these cherry blossoms are Tecoma trees that produce flowers in white and pink colors. The flowers usually bloom during the dry season of the year, such as during February-April or in June-July period. These trees can be found at the Bayan Baru area in Bayan Lepas on the island side and Jalan Raja Uda area on the mainland side.

Persiaran Mahsuri, Bayan Baru area.


Batu Kawan: Aspen City Central Island Park (Chinese New Year)

Chinese New Year decorations at the recently built Central Island Park in Aspen Vision City in Batu Kawan, Penang. For the past several years, the Batu Kawan region has been undergoing several major developments including new townships and highways.

Penang Orchid Show 2018 @ Botanic Gardens

Held at the Penang Botanic Gardens almost every year, the Penang Orchid Show will be exhibiting the various species of the orchids, gardening workshop and also a flower contest for orchid enthusiasts.

Penang Street Art (The Lady of Flowers)


This beautiful and colourful art mural can be spotted from the street of Magazine Road Ghaut in George Town. It is one of the three murals painted on some of the old heritage houses there.

Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong and LED Flowers Park

A recent addition to the Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong temple area is a small park that features colorful LED lighted flowers. This small park near the seaside is built about a very small hill behind the temple, with stairs going around it.

At night, the place becomes Penang’s Avatar Secret Garden.