Azaleas putting on a show at forest park

Hu Min
A display of around 20,000 azaleas of more than 200 varieties are on display in a Pudong New Area park as they come into flower to the delight of visitors. 
Hu Min
Azaleas putting on a show at forest park
Bai Kelin / Ti Gong

A visitor uses her smartphone to capture the scene at Binjiang Forest Park on Thursday. 

Azaleas putting on a show at forest park
Hu Min / SHINE

The azaleas are in full bloom at Binjiang Forest Park.

Azaleas putting on a show at forest park
Hu Min / SHINE

A visitor takes photographs at Binjiang Forest Park on Thursday. 

An azalea exhibition opened at Binjiang Forest Park in the Pudong New Area on Thursday as the flowers are now in full bloom. 

The exhibition runs from Thursday to early May, including the five-day May Day holiday, is expected to be the best time to appreciate them. 

There are around 20,000 azaleas of more than 200 varieties featured, including some rare species. 

The park boasts one of the biggest azalea gardens in east China. 

Azaleas putting on a show at forest park
Bai Kelin / Ti Gong

Not only do the azaleas look good, their fragrance is also inviting. 

Azaleas putting on a show at forest park
Bai Kelin / Ti Gong

A visitor takes photos of some of the azaleas in flower. 

The azaleas are in bloom amid hills and pavilions, together with trees such as maple, beech, and camphor, presenting an enchanting view. 

The azalea flower valley at the park has been expanded with more than 1,300 azaleas newly introduced to enrich the colors of the flowers and prolong the appreciation time. 

An azalea bonsai exhibition is being held at the same time, with some azalea trees up to 80 years old on display. 

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