Chengdu Hibiscus Flower
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|Article Guide:The City of Hibiscus is another name for the city of Chengdu in China.it is the provincial capital of Sichuan Province. Located in the western Sichuan Basin, the eastern part of the Chengdu Plain. An average of about 500 meters above sea level, is a beautiful scenery, climate of the city, but also one with more than two thousand years of history and cultural city.
As we all know, Chengdu hibiscus planting history can be traced back over 1000 years ago,Meng Chang, the last king of the Later Shu State in the Five Dynasties, had a preference for famous flowers, especially hibiscus flowers. He ordered that hibiscus trees be planted all round the city wall of the capital, Chengdu. And personnel are appointed particularly for tree caring. This practice has been passed on to later generations, who have planted the hibiscus trees all around. In each autumn the city was a sea of blooming flowers, with the air filled with thick fragrance. And Chengdu hence got its name “the city of hibiscus flowers”. Hibiscus is now the city flower of Chengdu.
Hibiscus mutabilis, also known as hibiscus, lotus and hibiscus and wood, since ancient times for the secular Fan-fu,it is also still enjoy the hibiscus flowers from its Cold Dew frost in late autumn weather, are not afraid of the cold wind of cream, and plum-opened since the fear of the common cold winter snow and ice character.