A rural tourism festival featuring the loquat opened in Jiuhua town, Rugao on May 31 and will run for about a month.
A banksia rose tree is now in full bloom at the Shuihui Garden in Rugao, a county-level city in Nantong.
Three scenic areas in Rugao, Nantong will offer free admission to visitors on certain days to boost the development of the local tourism industry, according to an announcement by the Nantong commission of development and reform and the city's bureau of culture, broadcasting, television and tourism on April 20.
Pingyuanchi village in Rugao has attracted nearly 10,000 tourists every day during the summer with its 80 hectares of lotus flowers.
Thousands of peony flowers have come into full bloom at the Rugao Orient Peony Garden.