Tet's flower gardens in Hanoi, 2013.
Camera used: Nikon Coolpix 5700, Coolpix P7000, Nikon D70, D300 with Nikkor 18-200 mm zoom lens and Sigma 105 mm macro lens.
Flowers and Bonsai plants in Vietnam.
Vietnamese loves flowers and bonsai plants.
People gives flowers in every occasions. At the airports, you can see people carries flower bouquets waiting to greet their friends, relatives at the gate. You can find flowers in public parks, along the streets, roads. However, there is no good flower gardens in Vietnam. The Saigon Botanical Garden, established in 1864, grew to a collection of nearly 1,500 species. With the war and its subsequent dislocations, the gardens declined. Since 1975 there has been little investment in the garden and all scientific work has ceased. In the South Vietnam, Sadec province is the place where people produces flowers and tropical bonsai plants for Saigon.
Dalat has been known as the flower city of Vietnam. Because of cool weather year round, flowers, especially orchids, are grown commercially at this city and distributed to all parts of Vietnam.
Vietnameses also love bonsai plants. You can find in the offices as well as at home every where in Vietnam.
This is the slide show of some tropical flowers in Vietnam.