Life in China used to be very tough due to a lack of science and bad political systems. The Chinese people always need to fight hard agianst droughts, floods, evil officials…So it’s a country full of the sprit of fighting. They appreciate the tough flowers in the nature such as Wintersweet and plum blossom. These two type of flowers bloom in winter and early spring, withstanding the chills of snow.
These two types of flowers are respected as the national fowers of China. We call them “Mei”