Jacaranda Trees – Guide to the purple trees in Adelaide

Jacaranda Trees Adelaide - Clarence Gardens
Clarence Gardens Jacarandas

Hello & welcome to my Jacaranda Trees Adelaide Guide! 💜 November is a sight to behold in Adelaide. The streets come alive with the purple flowers of the Jacaranda trees in full bloom. There are thousands of these gorgeous trees sprinkled throughout Adelaide and I have compiled a list of the most beautiful streets for you to enjoy and take photos during Adelaide’s most colourful month.

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Footpath with Jacaranca trees with purple petals on the walkway - Jacaranda Trees Adelaide by Caty Malo
Caty Malo Photography Jacarandas in Clarence Park

Where to see Jacaranda trees in Adelaide?

You can’t go far in Adelaide in November without coming across a Jacaranda in bloom. The purple flowers dominate the streets and even when they fall they look like a magical purple carpet. These suburbs are your best bet for seeing and taking photos of the Jacarandas Trees in Adelaide.

Blair Athol

Lionel Ave
Clifton St
Leslie Ave
Manuel Ave


Byron Road
Fairmont Avenue
Addison Road

Beulah Park

Aveland Ave

The City – Adelaide CBD

Wakefield St
Carrington St
Grote Street
Morphett Street
North Terrace –University of Adelaide – Bonython Hall

Jacaranda Trees Adelaide - Clarence Gardens
Jacaranda Trees Adelaide – Clarence Gardens
Clarence Gardens

Niranna Avenue
Chamberlain Avenue
Clovelly Avenue
Leith Avenue
Arthur St
Bideford Avenue
Thomas Street

Clarence Park

George Street

Thames Street

Churchill Avenue

Mills Street

Caty Malo Photography – Clarence Park Jacarandas
Caty Malo Photography Clarence Park Jacarandas
Devon Park

Cavendish Avenue


Avenue Rd
Main Avenue
Conyngham Street


Cleland Ave
Mill Street


Fullarton Rd
Fisher Street


Midway Road
Fletcher Road
Bellinger Rd


L’Estrange St
Cator Street


Queen Street


Albert Street
Trevelyan Street


Hilda terrace  
Godden Street
Denning Street

Purple streets - Shaun McCarthy Photography  - Goodwood Jacaranda
Shaun McCarthy Photography – Goodwood Jacarandas
Hyde Park

Hatherley Ave
Warwick Avenue
Macklin Street
Opey Avenue

Mitcham & Lower Mitcham

Waverly Street
Price Street
Cheviot Ave
Hood Street
The Grove


Austral Terrace
Malvern Avenue
Marlborough St
Clifton Street
Wattle Street

North Adelaide

Brougham Place
Le Fevre Terrace


Lanor Ave
Malcolm Street

Toorak Gardens

Grant Avenue
Ormond Grove


Emerson Grove


Fisher Street
Northumberland St
Burke Street
Knightsbridge Rd
Hazelwood Avenue

Jacaranda lined street Adelaide, South Australia -Tranmere
Jacaranda lined street Adelaide, South Australia -Tranmere

Rugby Street
Marion Street
Cambridge Terrace
Unley Rd

Westbourne Park

Monmouth Street
Elmo Avenue
Watt Street
Newberry Avenue
Angus Road
Warwick Street
Constance Street
Sussex Terrace

Unley Park

George Street
High Street
Victoria Avenue


Leslie Street W

Photography Notes

The photos shown here are by myself – Alice Kuersch, Caty Malo & Shaun McCarthy. Thanks to these amazing local photographers for letting me share their work.

For more great places to take photos in Adelaide see this guide to the Top Adelaide Photography Locations.

Jacaranda FAQ

When do the Jacarandas bloom in Adelaide?

The Jacaranda trees are in bloom throughout the month of November.

Are Jacarandas native to Australia?

No they are native to South America – Brazil & Argentina.

Where do jacaranda trees grow in Australia?

Adelaide has many as well as Brisbane, Sydney, Perth & Melbourne & Grafton in NSW even has a Jacaranda festival!

Do jacaranda trees attract birds?

Yes, an array of birds including the honeyeater are very fond of the jacaranda flowers.

Do jacaranda trees attract bees?

Yes! Bees love the purple flowers and the nectar they contain. Be careful with pets & children around the trees when they are in bloom because they may disturb a bee!

Thanks & Enjoy

I hope this guide will help you enjoy Adelaide’s most colourful month MAUVEember 💜 I will update this post with more photos once the season starts. Can’t wait!

If you have any suggestions to add please let me know and I will update. I would love to see the photos you take too so please say hi on socials or email alice@thegreenadventurers.com



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