NANJING, April 8 (Xinhua) — Over 1,100 forms of vegetation are on show on the Worldwide Horticultural Exposition that opened in east China’s Jiangsu Province Thursday, the organizing committee mentioned.
Themed “Inexperienced Metropolis, Wholesome Life,” the expo opened to the general public in Zaolinwan Vacationer Resort within the county-level metropolis of Yizheng, Yangzhou Metropolis, and can run till Oct. 8 this yr.
Protecting an space of about 230 hectares, the expo contains 5 core pavilions: the Chinese language Backyard Tradition Pavilion, the Courtyard Backyard Pavilion, the Chinese language Flower Artwork Pavilion, the Worldwide Horticultural Pavilion and the Opening and Closing Ceremony Pavilion.
Sixty-four exhibition gardens are displayed within the pavilions which embody 13 gardens from cities in Jiangsu, 26 gardens from enterprises and cities in different components of China, and 25 exhibition gardens from overseas international locations and worldwide organizations.
With so many plant varieties on the expo, 27,800 timber over 6 meters tall and 770,000 sq. meters of quick shrubs have been put in in home and worldwide exhibition gardens, with greater than 50 p.c flowering vegetation.
The expo will maintain six worldwide contests on flower association, Chinese language rose and Chinese language herbaceous peony plantation, displaying fruit, vegetable, tea, flower and different gadgets of horticulture.