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.
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.
Best viewing points: Plum Blossom Hill, Yuhuatai Plum Blossom Mound, Lishui Fujiabian, Gulin Park
Best viewing time: early spring