Sunshine makes wintersweet bloom

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Updated: 2007-01-24 11:04

Sunshine makes wintersweet bloomLocal citizens in Shanghai have enjoyed several days of winter sunshine. Beautiful wintersweet have started to bloom after the winter rain, which attracted thousands of tourists to appreciate the flowers in Shanghai Arboretum and Shanghai Zoo.

Currently there are tens of thousands of wintersweet in Shanghai parks and grasslands. Small buds can be seen everywhere there. Many tourists also visit the People's Park, where hundreds of wintersweet have just bloomed. The fragrance of their light yellow petals fascinates many photographers. In Zhongshan Park and Shanghai Arboretum, people can only see their buds.

Shanghai has witnessed fine weather these days recently, with the temperature rising high. Experts say that wintersweet tend to bloom in sunny or snowy weather, and continuous sunshine has made the flower bloom.

According to experts from Shanghai Arboretum, the fragrance of wintersweet is the best among all kinds of winter flowers. Local people and tourists can enjoy fantastic scenery created by them in the coming month. In the next few days, these flowers will be in full bloom due to stable weather conditions.


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