'Snow-white' flowers showering Hanoi atmosphere

08:30 | 09/03/2018
At springtime, the capital of Hanoi is filled with the iconic pure white "sua" flowers, to the delight of Hanoians.  
snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

The city is stepping into the early blooming season of sua flowers

snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere
The milk-white flowers are part of the childhood memories of every local
snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

"Sua" usually blossoms for around two weeks in the springtime

snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

The "sua" season usually announces the turn of spring into summer

snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

The pure white of Hanoi’s "sua" is often compared to Japan’s ivory white cherry flowers

snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

Hanoians refer to the flowers as the city’s snow-white peach flowers or tropical snow flowers

snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

Flower lovers usually rush to take photos as "sua" flowers bloom once a year

snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere
Once the season starts, the pure white flowers fill the city in no time
snow white flowers showering hanoi atmosphere

The capital would not be the same without the iconic "sua" flowers

By Ngoc Huy

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