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Places to Enjoy Spring Flowers in Changsha

Updated: 2019-03-05

Spring is a good time for enjoying flowers. Let’s find out where to go:

Plum blossoms
Flowering period: until early March

Orange Isle

Plum park on Orange Isle covers an area of more than 20,000 square meters. More than 600 plum trees of more than 10 varieties are planted in the park. 

Add.: Orange Isle, Yuelu District, Changsha

Shawan Park

Hundreds of plum trees are around the Anxiang Building in the Shawan Park.

Add.: Shawan Park, Yuhua District, Changsha

Hunan Institute of Horticulture

The Hunan Institute of Horticulture has a 72-mu (4.8-ha) plum area. Thousands of plums of more than 60 varieties are there.

Add.: No. 1036, Yuanda Erlu, Furong District, Changsha

Yuelu Mountain

There are more than 200 plum trees on the summit of Yuelu Mountain.

Add.: No. 58, Denggao Road, Yuelu District, Changsha

Songya Lake National Wetland Park

This plum grove is located in northern Songya Lake National Wetland Park. It covers an area of nearly 10,000 square meters, with more than 200 plum trees.

Add.: 100 meters north of the intersection of Dongyi Road and East Binhu Road, Changsha County

Hunan Forest Botanical Garden

Plum trees are at the heart of the Hunan Forest Botanical Garden, such as Cherry Blossom Lake, Cherry Blossom Avenue, Bamboo Garden, and Cherry Garden. More than 400 plum trees of 30 varieties are planted here.

Add.: No. 111, Zhiwuyuan Road, Yuhua District, Changsha

Peach blossoms
Flowering period: mid-to-late March to mid-April

Yanghu Wetland Park

Some of peach trees have already bloomed at the Yanghu Wetland Park. Like plum, peach trees are scattered throughout.

Add.: South Xiaoxiang Road, Yuelu District, Changsha

Orange Isle

There are more than 500 peach trees at the peach park on Orange Isle. Every year when they are in full bloom, tourists come to enjoy the flowers.

Add.: Orange Isle, Yuelu District, Changsha

Hunan Forest Botanical Garden

The peach area at the Hunan Forest Botanical Garden expanded by 20 mu (1.33 ha.) in 2018, adding nearly 500 trees of more than 30 varieties.

Add.: No. 111, Zhiwuyuan Road, Yuhua District, Changsha

Cherry blossoms
Flowering period: March to April

Hunan Forest Botanical Garden

The Hunan Forest Botanical Garden is known as one of the world’s top three places to appreciate cherry blossoms. Nearly 70 varieties are in the garden.

Add.: No. 111, Zhiwuyuan Road, Yuhua District, Changsha

Wangyue Park

In March, more than 400 cherry trees in the park are in full bloom, attracting many citizens and tourists. 

Add.: No.6, Xianjiahu Road, Yuelu District, Changsha

People can also enjoy cherry blossoms in the Changsha Landscape and Ecology Garden, Changsha Xiaoyuan Park, and Hunan Agricultural University.

Canola flowers
Flowering period: March to April

Hunan Agricultural University

In spring, fields of canola flowers near the Hunan Agricultural University are in full bloom, presenting a picturesque scene.

Add.: No. 1, Nongda Road, Furong District, Changsha

Viburnums
Flowering period: April-May

Zifeng Park

Zifeng Park is the only large scale viburnum park. The most valued viburnums have been there for more than 35 years. More than 20 viburnums trees are over 20 years old. Viburnums bloom between April and May for about 20 days.

Add.: No. 69, Xinhe Road, Kaifu District, Changsha

Azaleas
Flowering period: March to April

Changsha Landscape and Ecology Garden

About 30,000 azaleas of over 30 varieties are in the Changsha Landscape and Ecology Garden. The azalea area is about 300 mu (20 ha.).

Add.: Laodaohe Town, Kaifu District, Changsha

Dawei Mountain, Liuyang

Currently there are more than 30 varieties of azaleas on Dawei Mountain, many are unique.

Add.: Dawei Mountain, Liuyang City, Changsha

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