China Focus: Horticulture Expo Reflects Blooming Floral Industry in China

BEIJING — Drawing more than nine million visitors in 162 days, the just concluded International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing was a vivid reflection of China’s blooming floral industry in recent years.

Ye Dahua, deputy head of the expo’s coordination bureau, said the horticulture expo will be remembered for its many “rare plants and characteristic gardens.”

Among the more than 2 million plants exhibited, there were more than 20,000 new varieties and products. A large number of them were quality varieties with intellectual property rights that were independently cultivated before being unveiled at the expo, Ye said.

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