Places to See Flowers in Changsha
Many flower varieties are now blooming in Changsha. They include cherry and peach blossoms, and canola flowers. They turn Changsha into a wonderful world of flowers. March is a good time to relax and immerse yourself in the magnificent beauty of nature.
Changsha Landscape and Ecology Garden
Blooming tulip flowers at the Changsha Landscape and Ecology Garden. (Photo/Tian Chao, Hunan Daily)
Recently, 50,000 tulips at the garden have entered blooming season. The scenery is like a colorful oil painting. The tulip- and azalea-themed Changsha Spring Flower Exhibition and the 5th Azalea Tourism Cultural Festival will be held at the garden between March 20 and April 20.
Address: Luohanzhuang Village, Laodaohe Neighborhood, Kaifu District, Changsha
Hunan Forest Botanical Garden
The 13th World Famous Flowers Eco-cultural Festival, also the 17th Cherry Blossom Festival, kicked off at the garden on March 14, and will run until May 5. Visitors can enjoy cherry blossoms, peach blossoms, azaleas, and tulips during the period.
Address: No. 111, Zhiwuyuan Road, Yuhua District, Changsha
Plum blossoms bloom in the Orange Isle Scenic Area, Changsha. (Photo/Fu Cong, Li Jian, Hunan Daily)
There are more than 500 plum trees of 10 varieties in the 20,000-sqm Plum Garden of Orange Isle.
Best viewing time: February - March
Getting there: take Changsha metro line 2 and get off at Juzizhou Station
Cherry trees at Wangyue Park are in full bloom, attracting numerous visitors. (Photo/Tian Chao, Hunan Daily)
The park has nearly 300 cherry blossom trees in the park. Most are along Tongpeng Lake, Yubi Square, and in the Hanle Area.
Address: No. 6, Xianjiahu Road, Yuelu District, Changsha
Hunan Martyrs Park
Blooming red plum flowers near Nianjia Lake at the Hunan Martyrs Park attract numerous visitors. (Photo/Li Jian, Hunan Daily)
Address: No. 1, Dongfeng Road, Kaifu District, Changsha
Xiangjiang Avenue, Wangcheng District
Blooming canola flowers near the scenic road section of Xiangjiang Avenue in Wangcheng District, Changsha. (Photo/Li Jian, Hunan Daily)
The fields are like being covered with a gorgeous “golden carpet”.
Dawei Mountain National Forest Park
Blooming wild cherry blossoms at the Dawei Mountain National Forest Park in Liuyang City. (Photo/Peng Hongxia)
Address: Daweishan Town, Liuyang City, Changsha
Hanpu Neighborhood, Yuelu District, Changsha
Over 3,000 mu, or 200 hectare, of canola flowers have been in full bloom at the Hantai Community, Hanpu Neighborhood, Yuelu District, Changsha recently.
Chinese source: official website of the Hunan Provincial People’s Government; Hunan Daily