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It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens

It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


These days, chrysanthemum gardens in Van Lam District, Hung Yen Province are in full bloom.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


The yellow daisy-like flowers are loved for their bright color and in herbal tea or traditional medicine. Legend has it that they used to be a symbol of royal families so the flowers are also known as "King Daisy” in Vietnam.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


In Van Lam District, they are mostly planted for medicinal purposes.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


The gardens look like they are covered by a giant golden carpet.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


Local farmers say it takes about six months from planting to harvesting. As these flowers are collected for use as an herb, they are nurtured carefully.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


The gardens have become more bustling with locals busy collecting flowers and visitors taking pictures.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


No admission fee, but visitors are advised to be careful not to step on the flower beds.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


The gardens are 30 kilometers from downtown Hanoi so visitors can ride here on a scooter or catch a Route 40 bus and get off at the last stop.


It's all yellow at Vietnamese herb flower gardens


The best time for a picture is in the early morning.



Photos courtesy of Duong Trieu


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