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Plum flowers bloom in Nantong

en.nantong.gov.cn Updated: 2024-02-29

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A woman takes photos of her daughter with blooming plum flowers in Nantong. [Photo by Jiang Weiguo for en.nantong.gov.cn]

With the arrival of spring, plum blossoms in Nantong, Jiangsu province, have gradually burst into flowers, announcing the end of the cold winter.

The plum blossom is one of the 10 renowned flowers in China, where over 300 different species of plum blossoms have been planted. A wide variety of such flowers, ranging from elegant white to flamboyant red plum blossoms, can be found in Nantong.

Meilin Chunxiao

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Plum flowers bloom in Meilin Chunxiao. [Photo by Peng Changqing for en.nantong.gov.cn]

Meilin Chunxiao, a group of buildings in the architectural style of the Jiangnan region located at the foot of Langshan Mountain, attracts numerous flower lovers each year with its incomparable beauty.

Yiyuan Garden

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A fully-blossomed plum tree in Yiyuan Garden. [Photo by Jiang Weiguo for en.nantong.gov.cn]

The plum flowers in Yiyuan Garden are in full bloom, and they are even more graceful and luxurious against the backdrop of the garden's ancient Chinese buildings featuring white walls and gray tiles.

Nantong Museum

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Plum flowers at Nantong Museum. [Photo by Yuan Jian for en.nantong.gov.cn]

Small as it is, the Plum Garden in Nantong Museum gathers the largest number of plum flower species in the city. With its dazzling array of reds, pinks, and whites, the garden has turned into a veritable palette of spring colors.