Welcome spring with colorful rhododendrons and hydrangeas

The cool blue of hydrangea flowers complements the warm colors of tropical vireyas that vary from yellow through orange and rose. (Voltaire Moise/Special to West Hawaii Today)

“April showers bring May flowers” is an old adage and it holds true in many parts of Hawaii as well. With longer days, most folks are getting chronic Hawaiian spring fever. This means being close to nature with plants.