Places to enjoy roses and alpine azaleas
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Roses and alpine azaleas are in full bloom right now. Let’s have a romantic trip in such a sunny weather with calm breeze.
Kaizhou - Shengshan Botanical Garden
It’s the greatest time for flowers to bloom in Shengshan Botanical Garden of Kaizhou. More than 60 rose varieties have been added to the garden this year. There may be tens of thousands of plants. You can enjoy many rare roses here too.
Wandering in the garden, you can see roses here are in full bloom, like a huge painting. When the breeze comes, you can also smell the refreshing fragrance of roses.
Address: Shengshan Botanical Garden, Zhen’an Town, Kaizhou District
Blooming period: now to May
Nanchuan - Qiduo Rose Garden
The garden is located at Hanchangba Village, Muliang Town, Nanchuan District, which only spends about one hour driving from the main urban districts. Over 500 varieties of edible roses and ornamental roses are mainly planted in the garden, covering an area of 300 mu. Many rose products, such as rose petal jam, rose hydrosol, rose tea and rose liquor are produced at the same time.
When you enter the garden, you can see the blooming roses, as high as your shoulder. So, you may feel get lost in the flowering shrubs. If you take a deep breath here, you can feel every pore is nourished by the fragrance of roses.
Address: Villagers' Committee, Hanchangba Village, Muliang Town, Nanchuan District
Blooming period: late April to May
Nanchuan - Jinfo Mountain
In addition to shrub azaleas, six rare azaleas are grown in Jinfo Mountain, which are unique to the whole world.
There is also a tree, more than a thousand years old and breaking the Guinness World Records called the millennium “Azalea King”. It is said that people standing under the “Azalea King” to pray for marriage can get his wish, so, it is also known as the matchmaker tree by local people.
Due to the unique landform, elevation of more than 2000 meters, and rich azalea species, the azaleas in Jinfo Mountain, from the foothills to the peak, blooms in a stepped appearance in turn. The period of flower appreciation is as long as 2 months.
Address: Jinfo Mountain, Nanchuan District
Blooming period: mid-to-late April to May
If you want to enjoy these flowers, you can visit places mentioned above. (Translated by Mao Qiao, Fathom Language Limited)