Posts Tagged: China

Bonsai Garden @ Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co. Ltd

One of the most amazing places to be priviledged to visit whilst in China on the BCI convention was the Bonsai Garden at Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co Ltd. The scale of the garden is vast but it needs to be for the scale of bonsai on display to enable them to be set… Read more »

Bonsai exhibition in China Part 2

The bonsai exhibition in China was fun, and well worth the trip and many others from around the world thought so too given the attendees present from Canada, Australia, Tasmania, France, Germany, America and India to name a few of the countries we met people from.

Blachia siamensis

The Blachia siamensis is a species of bonsai tree that was new to me and seen for the first time at the Bonsai Clubs International Exhibition in Guangzhou, China. It was an unusual tree species with some great key features and there were many examples on display to observe and study.

Bonsai exhibition in China Part 1

This was a first to see bonsai in China at an amazing 5 day convention hosted and organised by Bonsai Clubs International and Asia-Pacific Bonsai and Viewing Stones convention and it was held in September in Guangzhou. The scale of the convention and the bonsai trees on display was the most impressive, the styles were… Read more »

Xylosma japonicum

The Xylosma japonicum was another first for me at the Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) Convention exhibition. This was a first to see the Xylosma (柞木属 zuo mu shu) up close and also used as a bonsai. According to Wikipedia is tan evergreen flowering shrub from the Salicaceae family. It is commonly known as brushhollies, Xylosmas… Read more »

Guangzhou Liuhua West Park Bonsai Garden

The Liuhuahu Park features a sub tropical scenery of palms, ficus and flowering trees and shrubs set within a designed landscape of rocks, buildings, bridges, lawn and paths. It is divided into three main areas, a resting area, recreational area and flowers, birds and bonsai viewing area. There are over 20 major scenic areas within… Read more »

Shohin trees @ BCI Convention, China

The shohin on display at the BCI convention were excellent and here are some close up images of the individual trees on display. There was a good mix of species, styles and sizes and the overall composition of some of the displays set the trees off to an advantage also.

Baeckea frutescens

Baeckea is a genus of flowering plants in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. There are about 75 species, of which 70 are endemic to Australia; the others are distributed in New Caledonia and Southeast Asia. This Baeckea frutescens was on display at the Bonsai Clubs International Convention, Guangzhou, China.

Traders @ BCI Convention

Bonsai trees as well as pots, tools, sundries and viewing stones were available for sale within the Memorial Park from various traders at the 2015 Bonsai Clubs International Convention in Guangzhou in China this September. It was a good opportunity to see what was being produced and sold within China as some of the Shohin… Read more »