2014 qingdao International Horticultural Exposition

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National flower of Cuba

Updated:2014-04-16

Lilium spp, is also named "Lily" in Chinese. It is a perennial herbaceous flower of the family Liliaceae, of the genus Lilium. The plant has a bulb under the earth and a big flower in the shape of funnel, trumpet or cup, facing downwards, out-facing or pointing up. With various colors of flower, Lilium spp has a high ornamental value.

There are over 90 species in the genus Lilium, including a number of garden species. Lilium spp is categorized into 9 varietal populations in accordance with the secondary relationship between the origin of the phylogenetic species and crossbred species as well as a difference in colors and the shapes of its flowers.

To Westerners, Lilium spp is a symbol of holiness. Various Lilia can be found in Cuba. After their independence, the Cuban people selected a type of Lilium spp which was ginger in color, as their floral emblem.

 

 

Opening Time

Time: April 25 - Oct 25, 2014
Open: April 25, 2014
Close: Oct 25, 2014

April 25 – June 2
Sept 1 – Oct 25
9:00am - 6:00pm
Last entry: 5:00pm
Last tickets are sold at 5:00pm

June 3 – August 31
9:00am - 10:00pm
Last entry: 9:00pm
Last tickets are sold from 9:00am - 10:00pm