Yunnan is known for its diversity of flowers and fruits, with different blooms and harvests in different seasons!


  • Jan – Plum & Cherry blossoms, Magnolia
  • Feb – Rapeseen (Luoping), Delavay Rhododen (Shiping)
  • March: Pear flower (Dali), Cherry & Peach blossoms
  • April: Rhododendrons, Rapeseed (Canola), Camellia, Orchids, Peonies
  • May: Rose, Wisteria, Rhododendrons, Irises (Tengchong)
  • Jun: Rhododendrons (Laojun Mountain & Shangri-La)
  • July: Wild Flowers, Water Lily, Marigolds
  • Aug:  Wild Flowers, Primrose, Sunflowers, Rapeseed (Canola)
  • Sep: Lavender, Sage Flowers, Sunflowers
  • Oct: Cosmos, Chinese Stellera (狼毒花) of Shangri-La
  • Nov: Chrysanthemum, Gingko Trees
  • Dec: Early Camellia, Cherry blossoms (Dali)


  • Jan: Loquats,
  • Feb: Green Dates,
  • March: March Peaches, Mulberries
  • April: Grapes, Cherries
  • May: Mangoes (until Aug), May Peaches
  • Jun & July: Plums, Watermelon, Lychee, Longan, Dragonfruit, Strawberries, Kiwi fruit
  • Aug:  Arbutus, Pomegranate (until following Feb), Persimmons
  • Sep: Bananas, Pineapple, Pomelo, Oranges
  • Oct: Lashi Lake Apples, Snow Peaches
  • Nov: Oriental Pears
  • Dec: Kumquat, Oranges, Mandarins