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The ratchaphruek royal tree is also known as the chaiyaphruek, golden shower, and golden rain. The beautiful, small, yellow flowers seem to tumble from the tree and it can be seen along roadsides, in parks, in gardens, and in various other public and private spaces. An important religious symbol, the lotus can be found in ponds, rivers, lakes, and large, water-filled urns all around the nation.
Rely on the right plants to create a richly beautiful experience and ambience in your Japanese garden. Its slow growth habit and size, maturing at 7 to 8 feet, makes this tree perfect for containers. Weave a spell of simplicity in your yard with a Japanese garden.
Tropical flowers hold a special place in the hearts of flower lovers due to their breathtaking fragrance and exquisite beauty. Orchids, Rhizomes, Gingers, Heliconias etc. Tropical Flowers are those that thrive naturally in tropical climatic conditions. All the tropical flowers happen to be alien to other geographic regions of the world viz.
The Year of the Pig is just weeks away and many families are already sprucing up their homes by snapping up some fresh flowers and plants. While some nurseries are churning out some fun animal-themed products this year, others are sticking to time-honoured classics like kumquats and lime trees, pussy willows, money plants and kalanchoes, which are popular for their auspicious-sounding names or colours. This tropical plant is highly sought after during Chinese New Year as it is believed to usher in luck.
While it's better to limit the number of plants you use in your final planting scheme to keep it more in line with oriental garden principles, there are still lots of great plants to choose from for your garden. You've got your camelias, cherry trees, Japanese maples, peonies, hydrangeas and azaleas for structure and flowers. There are bamboos, grasses and irises for vertical accents and soft mounds of moss to carpet the ground and meander between rocks.
The five-petal, trumpet-shaped flower comes in a variety of colours and sizes with all-year-round flowers. Tourists can often see the purple bamboo orchid growing along the side of the road. Rafflesia holds many titles.
Post pictures of your garden or share landscaping ideas. Time to Know Your Tulip. The Earth's largest continent, Asia is inundated with several mountains and tropical islands.
Flowers have a privileged position in Chinese culture. Chinese believe that flowers convey positive messages and play a significant role in the day to day folk life. Souls are tempered through the sufferings, growing in inner strength and unbending spirit.