Does the start of the wet season have a similar botanical clue?
(of the Royal Poinciana)
Answer: Yes, it's the Royal Poinciana tree.
It reliably lights up with a copious canopy of orange flowers every May.
They may look fiery warm, but the shade below is, if not cool:
At least a bit of a temporary respite from the sweltering heat ...
|Brings June showers|
Until the June rains fall ...
And wash the flowers away.
And by the way: If you've every been caught in one you know:
Those afternoon June showers are quite cold!