The 6th Seasonal Flower and Plant Exhibition and Autumn Flower Festival took place in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Domestic exhibitors from across the country have showcased cut flowers, houseplants, outdoor plants and horticultural equipment and related industries. Flower lovers have flocked to the exhibition to revive their spirits after a long day work. Vast arrays of flowers in different colors have turned the expo into a flamboyant painting, catching the eye of every visitor.
According to the organizer of the event, over 200 national flower and plant growers are taking part in the exhibition. Sunflowers, lilies, and lilacs were among the numerous flower species presented in the show. According to the head of municipality parks and green spaces, the exhibition is aimed to make people more familiar with different flowers, and to encourage them to take better care of Mother Nature. Diverse climatic conditions in Iran have turned the country into one the largest producers of flowers in the world. Iran ranks 17th in terms of the area under cultivation of ornamental flowers.
PressTV – http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/24/383464/flower-show-plant/
Iran Front Page – http://iranfrontpage.com/news/society/environment/2014/10/tehran-plays-host-seasonal-flower-show/