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Fabulous butterfly orchids snapped up in Tongzhou village


Updated: 2021-01-19


Ravishing butterfly orchids are currently in full bloom in a 5,000-square-meter greenhouse in Guodao village, Pingchao town – located in the Tongzhou district of Nantong city in East China' Jiangsu province. The facility is home to more than 30 varieties of the special flower and cultivates nearly 150,000 butterfly orchids annually, selling in Nantong and throughout Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, as well as in Shanghai. [Photo/ntfabu.com]


For Chinese, the butterfly orchid represents wisdom and virtue, so people head out in droves to buy them as the Spring Festival approaches. In the huge greenhouse, more than 60,000 butterfly orchids are now ready for the upcoming festival market. [Photo/ntfabu.com]

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