Shanghai parks will be blooming all year

Hu Min
Greenery authorities outline a feast of over 200 activities hosted by the city's parks throughout 2020 that will include exhibitions for flower lovers and bird watching events.
Hu Min

Shanghai’s parks will host more than 200 activities such as exhibitions and bird watching in 2020, the city's greenery authorities announced on Wednesday.

They include ongoing wintersweet and plum flower exhibitions at Jing'an Sculpture Park, Meichuan Park, Century Park and Zhenru Park, the Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau said.

Cherry blossom will in full bloom from mid February to late March and Daning Park, Shanghai Botanical Garden, Gongqing Forest Park, Chenshan Botanical Garden and Gucun Park will host displays.

 Xujiahui Park, Xinzhuang Park and Guyi Garden are some venues to appreciate magnolia displays in February and March, while peach flowers can be appreciated at Gongqing Forest Park and Shanghai Botanical Garden in March.

From mid March to late April, tulip exhibitions will be held at Minhang Sports Park, Daning Park and Shanghai Botanical Garden.

Caoxi Park, Zhongshan Park, Tianshan Park and Haiwan National Forest Park will stage peony displays in April, while Chinese crabapple displays will be presented at People's Park, Huangxing Park and Zuibaichi Park in March and April.

Azalea displays will be featured at Fangta Park, Binjiang Forest Park and Qiuxiapu Park around April and May.

Bird watching activities will be held at Shanghai Zoo, Gongqing Forest Park, Yangpu Park, Heping Park and Paotaiwan Wetland Forest Park in early April.

In May, Fuxing Park, Changfeng Park and Quyang Park will have Chinese rose displays, and water lily and lotus exhibitions will be staged at People's Park, Guyi Garden, Gucun Park and Shanghai Botanical Garden between early July and early September.

In September, sweet-scented osmanthus exhibitions will be held at Guilin Park and Gucheng Park. Guilin Park in Xuhui District, a Jiangnan-style classic garden built in 1929, is known for its 1,000 osmanthus trees.

Chrysanthemum shows will be hosted at Gongqing Forest Park and Huilongtan Park from late October to late November.

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