With the Duanwu Festival (also known as the Dragon Boat Festival) just around the corner, in Yangzhou, East Chinas Jiangsu province, you can see some unique scenery which can only be seen in this period of time.
Farmers show off the harvest of cane shoots in Gaoyou, a county-level city in Yangzhou. The yield of cane shoots this year exceeded 37,000 kilograms per hectare. [Photo/yznews.com.cn]
The flowers of Sweet flag (acorus calamus) came into full bloom recently at Yangzhous Slender West Lake. As a tradition of the Duanwu Festival, people hang the plants leaves on their doors to ward off insects and snakes. [Photo/yznews.com.cn]
Pomegranate flowers in Yangzhou also came into full bloom this season. The flowering period lasts until June and the pomegranates will be ready to be harvested in September. [Photo/yznews.com.cn]