HAWAIIAN STYLE QUILTS
The bombax tree (Bombax ellipticum) blossoms emerge from January to May and it is said that the buds open with a bursting sound. 
The tree can grow up to 100 feet and all the leaves drop before the flowers open.  It is a majestic sight in all stages of its growth.

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Pictures and our gratitude to Madeline Nagel, December 2004