In pictures: the floral jewels in Kunming’s parks and gardens

Lotus flowers bloom in summer in the ponds at the Green Lake and Daguan Park both of which are easily accessible in the city.


In the Green Lake, the lotus pond is full of thriving brilliant pink flowers, with their distinctive delicate fragrance.


White lotus flowers in the Green Lake.


Beautiful crape myrtle trees in full bloom in Daguan Park.


A beautiful Water lily in a pond of Daguan Park.


Dahlias at Daguan Park.