Chinese New Year Flowers: Let's go to the flower market in Xinjiang

Chinese New Year is coming! A flower market in Xinjiang is very busy with people buying flowers to decorate their homes. Red is a very auspicious symbol to the Chinese, so everyone wants something red at home. A butterfly orchid is another good choice, because they are rich in color and perfect for festive events. Let's visit the flower market with CGTN reporter Abby. 

About 'Chinese New Year Flowers':

The Year of the Rabbit is just around the corner. Chinese people are buying a variety of flowers not only to decorate their homes but also for the good wishes the flowers represent. What kind of flowers will they buy across China? What do these plants symbolize? Explore more in our new series "Chinese New Year Flowers"!

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