Meet the lovely peach blossoms in Beijing

Peach blossoms are one of the most popular flowers during spring time in China. You can see them growing across the country. In Chinese culture, peach blossoms are often associated with romance. The fallen peach flowers often remind people of the love that comes to an end. The peach flowers grow before its leaves appear. There are many peach cultivars, some are pink, some are white and some are red. The peach flower is also edible and used as a garnish to add color and flavor to the dish. 

Here are some photos of blooming peach flowers taken in Beijing, the capital of China. 

About 'City of Wild'

Nature is not limited to faraway mountains and oceans, it also exists in urban cities and our daily lives. In the series, "City of Wild," CGTN not only unfolds a world of wildlife you were probably not aware of, but also highlights the theme of this year's CBD COP 15: Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.

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City of wild: The cute sparrows in Beijing

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City of wild: Milu deer cool off from the Beijing summer

City of Wild: A pair of spotted doves making home in downtown Beijing

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City of Wild: Hollyhocks bloom in Beijing summer

(All photos are taken by Ding Qian)

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