Spring flowers add vitality to Shandong

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-03-16

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East China's Shandong province looks particularly colorful at this time of the year, with warm spring weather bringing with it plenty of blooming flowers.


Plum trees bloom in a village in Zibo, Shandong province. The plum blossom is one of the most distinct and beloved flowers in China. [Photo by Feng Naichang/iqilu.com]


Captivating plum blossoms bring color and vitality to a mountain village in Zibo, Shandong province. [Photo by Feng Naichang/iqilu.com]


Winter jasmines bloom in Jining, Shandong province. The yellow petals sway in the spring breeze along roads and bridges, giving the city some extra life. [Photo by Yuan Jin/iqilu.com]


With spring approaching and temperatures warming, plants are beginning to sprout new leaves and buds are ready to burst in Zaozhuang, Shandong province. [Photo by Gong Luxun/iqilu.com]


Blooming spring flowers revitalize Luoyashi village in Weifang, Shandong province after a cold winter. [Photo by Song Peng/iqilu.com]


Swaying willow branches add a touch of life to the city moat of Jinan, capital of Shandong province. [Photo by Yuan Hong/iqilu.com]


Pink peach blossoms are overtaking Qianfo Mountain in Jinan, Shandong province. [Photo by Pan Yan/iqilu.com]


White magnolia flowers bloom against a blue sky in Jinan, capital of Shandong province. [Photo by Yuan Hong/iqilu.com]