Chinese rose on the sides of a road in Beijing. (Photo: China Daily)
China's capital will hold the 11th Beijing Chinese Rose Cultural Festival in 11 parks starting on May 17, which will display more than 2,000 types of this flower with about 1 million plants, announced by the Beijing Gardening and Greening Bureau on Friday.
The festival will run through June 18. During the festival, the 11 parks will hold various events including flower shows, reading parties, kite-flying competitions and photo contest to attract citizens to enjoy the nature with beautiful flowers.