Not many foreigners live in Xiamen know that Bougainvillea is in fact a city flower of Xiamen. Even if you don’t know the flower by name, Bougainville or Bouganvillea will be well known to many foreigners in Xiamen soon.

Bougainvillea Park on Damao Mountain was open to the Xiamen public couple of weeks ago. This feature attracted more than 10 thousand people who chose to visit the park on previous weekends and savour a kaleidoscope of colour for themselves.

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Bouganvillea Park was open to public in late 2008. Photo courtesy of