Tencent Dacheng Network . Travel Channel 14/05/2017 10:52
Under the blue sky and white cloud, the claw flowers in the Bipenggou Scenic Area are competitively blooming. On May 13, the Second Claw flower Festival was held at Shanghaizi in Bipenggou Scenic Area of Lixian County (micro blog).
This Claw flower Festival is themed by “Have a Great View of Picturesque Landscape, Enjoy Colorful Claw flowers”. In the opening ceremony, over 10 characteristic programs were performed successively; the distinguished guests and tourists appreciated the cultural charm of Tibetan Qiang nationality in Lixian County. After the opening ceremony, tourists, news media, self-driving travel clubs and travel agencies went to appreciate the claw flowers that were blooming along the way.
It is understood that claw flower is a title that the local Tibetan Qiang people call the azalea. In the local area, claw flower not only is a kind of beautiful flower, but also reflects the aesthetic view and culture carrier of Tibetan Qiang people. Tibetan Qiang people live in the deep mountains and jungles. The continuous ridges and peaks, the cool and joyful running water, and the exotic flowers and rare herbs in different poses contribute to their amorous character. So far, there is a story about claw flower spreading in the folk, and also some Tibetan Qiang songs about it.
At the altitude between 2500-4500m in Lixian County, claw flowers cover each valley and the jungle of each mountain. In addition, they are various with different shapes and colors such as purple, pinky white, pink and red. Claw flowers bloom for over 2 months one after another.
Bipenggou known as “Landscape World with Four Seasons” is the best claw flower appreciating place in the whole county. During the period from April to June, the azaleas at different altitudes in the scenic area are competitively blooming. Set off by the snow peaks on the remote mountains and the red stones nearby, it makes the scenic area more enchanting. At this time each year, it is the best season for many wedding agencies to come here to shoot wedding photos.
At the same time when appreciating the blooming claw flowers and getting close to the nature in Bipenggou, you can also experience the excitement brought from hiking and riding beach motorcycle, the peace and pleasure of rambling red stone beach and having fun in Dragon King Lake, and the comfort and enjoyment brought from taking a bath in the hot spring.