On March 29, the first Peony Culture Tourism Festival opened in Zhuqiao Peony Garden in Zhuqiao Village, Wangyizhen Town, attracting visitors to appreciating peony, watch art and cultural performance and enjoy spring scenery.
Zhuqiao Peony Garden has the total panned area of 10,000 mu. It’s planned to build a demonstration base integrating the primary, secondary and tertiary industries, available for peony planting, processing and watching. Peony garden for appreciation occupies an area of nearly 100 mu, and paeonia lactiflora garden 50 mu, where nearly 80,000 peony, paeonia lactiflora and other flowers are planted, covering more than 100 species. Flowering duration can reach about 1 month with combinations of early, intermediate and late flowering phase.
At present, more than 5,000 mu of barren land has been excavated and trimmed for Zhuqiao Peony Base of Wangyizhen Town. Oil peony and organic rice have been planted to a certain scale, and more than 5 million strains of oil peony have been planted.