The best spring flower season is coming in Minhang District. Various kinds of flowers, such as the rape flower, tulip and cherry blossom, wake up from “winter sleep” and get ready for blooming in spring this year. Among all flowers, magnolia blooms first. We can see magnolia budding or in full bloom everywhere, in residential communities, in parks or by the roadside.
In the magnolia family, Magnolia denudata is the most famous one. But apart from Magnolia denudata, there are other precious varieties of magnolia, such as Magnolia liliiflora, Michelia champaca, red magnolia and Magnolia soulangeana Soul. No place is better than Minhang to see magnolia. In Minhang District alone, you can see complete varieties of magnolia in just one park. Minhang Cultural Park, a park that boasts the widest planting area and the most varieties of magnolia in the city, is located in Minhang District. March is the best season for seeing magnolia. As the temperature rises, magnolia is in full bloom. Do remember to pay a visit to Minhang Cultural Park!
1,500 Magnolia Trees and 20,000-square-meter Magnolia Flowers to See
Minhang Cultural Park in Qibao Town is a park featuring magnolia. Its functional positioning is “focusing on ecological environment and regarding culture as the soul”. This park focuses on creating a landscaping brand of Magnolia denudata and aims to become a park featuring the widest planting area and the most varieties of magnolia in Shanghai.
There are 1,500 magnolia trees in the park, covering an area of over 20,000 square meters. You can find magnolia trees everywhere, and most of them can be seen on the roadside and in areas surrounding the square. The park has a great variety of magnolia. Most of them are red magnolia, and other varieties include Magnolia denudata, Magnolia liliiflora, Magnolia soulangeana Soul, southern magnolia and Michelia champaca. Now almost all of them are blooming except the southern magnolia.
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Magnolia denudata is the city flower of Shanghai. Also named magnolia or lily magnolia, it is a white variety in the magnolia family. Magnolia denudata is a deciduous tree of magnoliaceae, and the height of tree could reach 25 meters. When you see a magnolia denudata tree from far distance, the tree is full of dense, charming pure white flowers.