Lijiang Series Ep. 4: A garden in the air!

The Rhododendron is one of the eight renowned flowers of  southwest China's Yunnan Province. From April to July, a variety of flowers bloom at different elevations, starting from the river valleys at about 2,200 meters. The riot of flowers extends to the glacial lakes at over 4,000 meters. If you take an aerial view, it looks like a wild garden hanging in the air. 

About 'Journeys in Nature': Lijiang Series

"Plant kingdom" and the "home of Yunnan medicines" are among the nicknames given to a famous city in southwest China's Yunnan Province – Lijiang. Not only are the numerous plant species a calling card, but the city is also well-known for its peaks, mountains and mysterious animals. In this series, CGTN Nature unveils the mysteries of a city that's full of surprises.

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Lijiang Series Ep. 1: What else is there except billion-year-old fern?

Lijiang Series Ep. 2: The orchid that resembles ladies' slippers

Lijiang Series Ep. 3: Milky river on the plateau

(Cover image a video screenshot; video by the CGTN Nature film crew)

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