Wintersweet flowers bloom in Beijing



Wintersweet flowers are captured in full bloom at one of the Beijing's famous ancient Buddhist temples, Wofo Temple. /CFP

In China, the wintersweet flower is widely admired and usually seen as a symbol of fine quality, never surrendering to difficulties, for its ability to withstand the cold and bloom in winter. /CFP

With certain trimming and shaping techniques, the wintersweet flower can also be used as a potted plant. Given its three-month blooming period and strong fragrance, a wintersweet flower bonsai can brighten the home. /CFP