As the Jacarandas bloom from October to November there’s plenty of ways to get into the spirit.
Celebrate Jacaranda season with delicious purple cocktails and themed events and check out the best places to view the flowers.
Purple flowers popping means Imbibis Craft Distillery is busy distilling their seasonal Jacaranda Gin. The gin has citrus and floral notes and changes colour when tonic is added. You can pick up a bottle at the Goodna Jacaranda Festival or at the distillery.
Purple cocktails at Woodlands of Marburg
The Sugarmill Restaurant, located at Woodlands of Marburg are celebrating Jacaranda season with two new cocktails, Purple Lady and French Tonic. Get your hands on one throughout October, as you sip you can look out at the blooms!
Jacaranda Bloom cocktail
The Rusty Nail have come up with The Jacaranda Bloom to celebrate Ipswich’s purple haze. Available for the month of October!
Grab a scoop of Ungermann Brothers’ signature lavender and honeycomb ice cream, or get them to whip you up one of their milkshake creations. The Lavender milkshake is a sweet fragrant heaven.
Southside cocktail at The Cottage
A gorgeous purple cocktail is available at The Cottage Restaurant year round. The southside is made on a special gin that turns purple with lemon juice, mint and syrup.
Floral-themed high tea
You can enjoy a floral-themed high tea at Watercress Creek Olives and Limes while the flowers are in bloom on Fridays and Saturdays. The high tea by Tranquil Tea House come served in floral tea pots and includes special rose or hibiscus teas. On the grounds there are a few Jacarandas to admire also.