Macao and the Nobly, Elegant Lotus 3
Macao and the Nobly, Elegant Lotus

National/State Flower Series – East Asia 7 – Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – Nelumbo Nucifera

“Nelumbo nucifera, known by a number of names including Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India

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The Beautiful Hong Kong Orchid Trees ….. 2
The Beautiful Hong Kong Orchid Trees …..

National Flower Series – East Asia 6 – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China – Bauhinia Blakeana

Bauhinia blakeana or Hong Kong Orchid Tree is an orchid tree of the genus Bauhinia with large thick

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National Flower Series–Southern Europe 1– Kingdom of Spain – Dianthus Caryophyllus (Carnation)

Carnation is Spain’s national flower (or clavel in Spanish or 康乃馨 in Chinese) and widely grown in the Aragon region of Spain. Also called Dianthus Caryophyllus , carnation is a favorite flower of choice and revered for centuries. It’s Latin

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National Flower Series–East Asia 5–Taiwan Republic of China– Prunus Mume 5
National Flower Series–East Asia 5–Taiwan Republic of China– Prunus Mume

梅花 (Plum Blossom)

梅花梅花滿天下 愈冷它愈開花

 梅花堅忍象徵我們 巍巍的大中華

看啊遍地開了梅花 有土地就有它

 冰雪風雨它都不怕 它是我的國花

看啊遍地開了梅花 有土地就有它

 冰雪風雨它都不怕 它是我的國花

梅花梅花滿天下 愈冷它愈開花

 梅花堅忍象徵我們 巍巍的大中華

梅花 唱:劉家昌 詞:劉家昌 曲:劉家昌

Most Chinese  will not be unfamiliar with the above patriotic song which was written for the Taiwanese

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National Flower Series–East Asia 4–Republic of Korea (South Korea)–Hibiscus Syriacus 2
National Flower Series–East Asia 4–Republic of Korea (South Korea)–Hibiscus Syriacus

Hibiscus Syriacus (木槿 (mu jin) in Mandarin or 무궁화 , 无穷花 (Mugunghwa) in Korean) is a hardy deciduous shrub belonging to the species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to much of Asia.  Other common name include Roses

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National Flower Series–East Asia 3–North Korea (Magnolia Siboldii) 6
National Flower Series–East Asia 3–North Korea (Magnolia Siboldii)

Magnolia sieboldii also called “Mongnan” or “Mokran” (목란; 木蘭) is the national flower of North Korea. It is usually grown as an ornamental tree in gardens. This species, Magnolia Sieboldii is one of the hardiest magnolias that

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National Flower Series - East Asia 2 - China (Mudan) - A little bit more
National Flower Series – East Asia 2 – China (Mudan) – A little bit more

wallacegardens:

Paeonia suffruticosa (tree peony) is native to China, where it is known as Mudan.

In front of the Audience Hall of Mu Tsung Huang Ti … there were planted thousand-petalled tree-peonies. When the flowers first opened the

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National Flower Series - East Asia 2- China (Mudan) - Unofficial
National Flower Series – East Asia 2- China (Mudan) – Unofficial

National Flower Series – East Asia 2 – People’s Republic of China – UNOFFICIAL

Although People’s Republic of China has not officially declared a national flower, everyone in China knows that the Republic’s unofficial national flower is peony (Paeonia Suffruticosa)

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National Flower Series–East Asia 1–Japan–Chrysanthemum 3
National Flower Series–East Asia 1–Japan–Chrysanthemum

National Flower Series – East Asia 1 – Japan (De-facto or non-official)

Japan do not have officially declared national flowers like other countries. However, two flowers that have significant influences in Japanese cultures and histories : Chrysanthemum (菊花) and Cherry

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National Flower Series - South East Asia - Summary
National Flower Series – South East Asia – Summary

After I completed the series of national flower for ASEAN Countries, I believed that this picture is a good summary.

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