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Flower Garden in amazing colours Flower Garden in amazing colours
In June, the Flower Garden in XTBG has been decorated with various plants in bloom. A few examples are lotus flowers, iris, hibiscus, bugambilia, golden lotus banana, and heliconia.   The Flower Garden is made more eye-catching for the natural landscape integrated with such gardening ornaments as flower stands, corridors, w...
Flower show to greet the 61st  anniversary of China Flower show to greet the 61st anniversary of China
  As the week-long National Day holiday draws near, XTBG is preparing for a flower show to greet the 61st anniversary of China. A total of 30,000 pots of flowers are set out for the flower show. During the “Golden Week” from October 1-7, the Flower Garden within XTBG will turn into a magnificent flower park.   Visitor...
Pitcher Plant Pitcher Plant
Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants whose prey-trapping mechanism features a deep cavity filled with liquid known as a pitfall trap. It has been widely assumed that the various sorts of pitfall trap evolved from rolled leaves, with selection pressure favouring more deeply cupped leaves over evolutionary time. However, some ...
Water Monitor makes its way through swamps of XTBG Palm Garden Water Monitor makes its way through swamps of XTBG Palm Garden
  The Palm Garden of XTBG represents a typical image of tropical landscape. Occupying an area of 9.3 ha, the Palm Garden is home to 460 palm species from tropical regions. It is one of the richest palm collections in the world. In addition to palms, the wetlands and swamps also provide habitats to some animals.   Two wat...
Victoria ‘Longwood Hybrid’ in bloom Victoria ‘Longwood Hybrid’ in bloom
  The Aquatic Garden of XTBG is a wonderful tourist attraction. Giant water lilies are the the most attractive plants, including Victoria amazonica, Victoria cruziana, and Victoria 'Longwood Hybrid' .   One seedling of Victoria 'Longwood Hybrid' was sent to XTBG as a gift by Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem.Sun Yat-Sen in Ap...
Kapok trees in full bloom Kapok trees in full bloom
In early spring, the Tropical Brilliant Flowers Garden within XTBG is extremely attractive and beautiful for the flame-red blossoms of the kapok trees.   Towering over other plants, the kapok trees in full bloom look like fire dyeing the garden, surrounding the Luosuo River.   The kapok tree, Ceiba pentandra, is a large, ...
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