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City Tree and City Flower of Nanjing

City Tree of Nanjing:

Cedar is the city tree of Nanjing. Nanjing has long history of cultivating cedar trees. It integrates with the city wall, and fully displays the characteristics of Nanjing residents. In 1982, the Second Meeting of the Eighth People’s Conference of Nanjing took cedar tree as the city tree.

Qianlong Royal Park

Source By: Qixia Mountain

Best viewing point: Beijing East Road

Best viewing time:  Four seasons, best in winter when it snows

City Flower of Nanjing:

The Plum Blossom is the city flower of Nanjing. Plum flower blooms annually in the earliest season, confronts frost and snow, and always symbolizes elegant style, strong will, and noble thoughts. In 1982, the Second Meeting of the Eighth People’s Conference of Nanjing took plum Blossom as the city flower. 

Plum blossom 

Source By: Bolan

Best viewing points: Plum Blossom Hill, Yuhuatai Plum Blossom Mound, Lishui Fujiabian, Gulin Park

Best viewing time: early spring 

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