South Korea Flowers To enjoy During Spring Season!
In this article we will share to you all about south korea flowers that you can enjoy as you travel south korea in Spring season. Make sure to read all of it to get the most informations about south korea flowers during spring season that you can expect as you travel south korea.
South Korea is much more well known for their beauty appearance, korean drama, korean idol, korean pop and korean culture. However, many of us didn’t realize that south korea is really rich not just in culture or beauty appearance, but also in flora and fauna or flowery kingdom and animal kingdom.
If you notice, many times in korean drama you will see there is a lot of beautiful flowers on the background of the korean drama scene that you watch, all type of beautiful flowers is available in korea especially during spring season.
In this article we will share a litte bit about south korea flowers that you can expect during your travel in South Korea in spring season. Let’s dive right to it to learn about all of this beautiful south korea flowers you can find in korea.
Cherry Blossom (Prunus serrulata) | 벚꽃
Cherry blossoms tree in korea are the most waited tree by most people in South korea and all over the world. It’s absolutely gorgeous, beautiful and romantic, it just beautifies everything’s it covers. No doubt, all type of people are looking to cherry blossoms from the south to the north region as it’s peak during spring seasons.
South Korea has several festivals to celebrate the bloom of these flowers every year. You can find the pink hue of cherry blossoms scattered all across the country in different time. If you want to be completely surrounded by the blossoms, consider visiting one of the many festivals that take place in Seoul, Jeju, Jeolla, and other regions in Korea.
Bloom Period: Early-Mid April
Plum Blossom (Prunus mume ) | 매화
The plum blossoms no doubt will be the first flowers that’s bloom during spring seasons. If you are not careful, you might think that plum blossoms is cherry blossoms when the truth of the matter is they’re totally different, eventhough it might looks similar if you just pass by to see this plum blossoms.
Plum blossoms come in white or pink in color, this flower grows on the branches of plum and apricot trees that first originated in China and then later came to Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Green maesil plums, that grow on the branches of this tree, are the main ingredient for Maehwasu (매화수), or Korean plum wine.
You must look carefully to thie plum blossoms as it might looks similar with cherry blossoms but it is totally different, from it’s structure, texture, colors and also the type of flowers.
Bloom Period: Mid – Late March
Rapeseed Flower (Brassica napus) | 유채꽃
The Rapeseed flowers is no doubt the most flowers that you will see a lot in Korean drama, especially in Jeju Island as it’s huge in Jeju island compare to the other place in south korea.
The Rapeseed flower is a bright yellow flower that grows in an open fields across South Korea. Though the flower is most often sought out for its oil-rich seed, the blossoms themselves are amazing to witness. Year by year you can find a rapeseed flower festival held in Banpo Hangang Park in Seoul, South Korea usually on mid-May.
Bloom Period: Early-Late April
Golden bell tree (Forsythia koreana) | 개나리
The other beautiful yellow blossoms flower you can find in South korea are the golden bell tree. This flowers grow low to the ground on deciduous bushes and seems to bloom in throngs out of nowhere during early spring time seasons and create masses of yellow color throughout the cities and mountain areas.
Bloom Period: Late March-Early April
Magnolia | 목련
Magnolia is really one of a kind and worth to wait and find flowers during spring seasons in Korea. It comes in white color with a yellow center. This flowers usually represent prestigious, dignity, femininity yet strong and noble. It is planted all along many universities in Seoul and other major city.
This magnolia is really instagram worthy and beautiful just to look at, make sure you don’t miss this prestigious and beautiful magnolia flower as you travel south korea in spring seasons.
Bloom Period: Late March-Early April
Azalea (Korean rhododendron) | 진달래
Azalea flowers is usually blossoms for several weeks during middle spring seasons in south korea. It’s having beautiful color of distinct pink almost like a purple color. This color of azalea is quiet common and native to South Korea, mongolia and russia.
Azalea flowers is commonly seen on the mountain areas all over the country, so if you want to see and take a picture of this beautiful azalea, make sure you find it on the mountain areas in south korea as it grows and bloom well in the mountain areas.
Bloom Period: Early April – Mid May
Which one of these south korea flowers in spring season that you love the most? Have you ever see one of them directly as you travel south korea during spring season? Let us know in the comments below!