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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Pedilanthus Tithymaloid- My Pink Little Lover..


“COMPETITION IS TOUGH BUT I CHOSE TO DISGUISE AS A PINK LITTLE BIRD… HOPEFULLY, THIS WILL ATTRACT MORE PEOPLE TO SHOWER ME WITH THEIR LOVES…”

During one of the Chinese New Years about 4-5 years back, I went to a

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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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Fungi and Mushrooms I found in Singapore
Fungi and Mushrooms I found in Singapore

Fungi or mushroom series – I take a stroll in Bedok Reservoir Park prior to my weekly marketing at a supermarket next to the reservoir. I am extremely delighted to find many species of mushroom thriving in the damp and

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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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National Flower Series - South East Asia 8- Vietnam
National Flower Series – South East Asia 8- Vietnam

National Flower Series – Socialists Republic of Vietnam (Nelumbo Nucifera)
Pink Nelumbo nucifera or lotus (莲花、荷花,古称芙蓉) is the national flower Socialists Republic of Vietnam. It should be noted that though Sri Lanka and India also declared lotus as the national

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Flourishing Lives
Flourishing Lives

Environment is bare but life is flourishing!!!

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