It’s no secret that Hangzhounese loves flowers and cultivation of flowers, the history of which can be traced back to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). As a garden city, walking on the road, you can see various kinds of flowers and plants decorating the city in different seasons. These flowers all come from Hangzhou Flower Nursery. Constructed in 1956, Hangzhou Flower Nursery has cultivated numerous flowers and plants for foreign affairs, festivals and Hangzhounese daily life. With West Lake to its east, West Mountain to its west, the nursery enjoys an advantageous location. It has nine traditional sections for potted plants, and potted rockeries, Chinese roses, orchids, chrysanthemums, herbaceous flowers, aquatic flowers, greenhouse flowers, tree peonies and herbaceous peonies.