In literary works, Spring is characterized as a season of growth, rebirth, and transformation. On the premises of the University of Peradeniya; a location with unparalleled natural beauty and an institution that takes pride in transforming its students’ lives to be prosperous, the harbinger of Spring has blossomed.
A breathtaking sight can be seen near the Strike tree where these yellow flowers have bloomed, engulfing the Mara tree next to it. These flowers have also appeared in the vines wrapped around several trees on the sides of the road that lead the way to the Geography department of the Faculty of Science.
Dolichandra unguis-cati is an invasive plant native to South America, Central America and tropical dry forests . Anyone who sets their eyes on this sight is bound to be enthralled by the infamous beauty of the University of Peradeniya which has been enhanced by these yellow flowers that bloom in March and June.