Beijing will hold its Chinese Rose Cultural Festival in 11 parks starting on May 18, the city's Gardening and Greening Bureau said on Tuesday.
The Chinese rose is Beijing's city flower. At present, this type of flower is planted along the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th ring roads — a total of 250 kilometers. According to the bureau, Beijing has more than 20 million Chinese rose plants in parks, streets and alleys.
During the festival, the 11 parks will host various events, including flower shows, reading parties and themed shows to invite residents to enjoy nature with beautiful flowers.