Featured flowers of Hanoi by month

January is covered by the peach blossoms

Upon arrival of spring, we will meet the image of bicycles bringing branches of peach blossoms along every street, from the big ones to the small lanes of Hanoi. It is the small beautiful blossoms that remind us about the arrival of another warmly Tet – the biggest holiday in Vietnam – a rare chance for family members who live far from each other to gather and enjoy cherry moments.

beach blossoms -  flowers of January in Hanoi - hanoi attractions

beach blossom - symbol of spring in northern Vietnam - hanoi flowers

Flowers of dalbergia tonkinensis (Hoa sưa) covers Hanoi with pure white color in February

If you take a tour in Hanoi in the late February or early March of lunar calendar, you will see a Hanoi shining with the pure white color of Hoa sưa.

Hoa sưa is very beautiful but its time is rather short. Suddenly, when you wake up in the early morning, you will see a white color covering the sky like an unexpected gift. But the blossoms will soon be gone with the wind, leaving space for green leaves.

Hoa Sua - Flower of February in hanoi - elegant hanoi

Flowers of dalbergia tonkinensis in hanoiMarch is the month of bombax flowers

Bombax flower which has also known as Mộc mien or Pơ Lang flowers is very popular in villages of Northern Vietnam in general and in Hanoi in particular. This kind of flower is associated with the childhood of many generations. Its blooming remind us a nearly end of the spring and a sunny summer is coming.

The image of blazing red bombax flowers offers Hanoi a peaceful beauty.

blazy red flowers of hanoi's march - elegant hanoi discoveryThe bombax flowers spread a blazing red color over the sky of Hanoi in each March

bombax flowers in Hanoi - Hanoi travel This flower is associated with the childhood of many Vietnamese generations

March - month of bombax flowers  - hanoi discovery“It reminds us the end of spring and touch of summer”

Hanoi in April is filled with Lily flowers

Upon arrival of April in Hanoi, mixed together with the summer sounds is the image of bicycles of lily flowers reaching every corner of Hanoi. Seemingly, almost everyone want to spend some of their time stopping at the vendors and bring some branches of lily which owns a pure white and perfume.

Lily - the feature of April in HanoiFields of lily flowers in its most beautiful moments.

Lily covers hanoi streets in April - Hanoi attractionsLily flowers reaching every corner of Hanoi

May arrives with banaba and flamboyant –the flowers of students

Banaba and flamboyant flowers are those which are associated with the one of the most innocent moments of a person – the moment of being a student. These two types of flowers go one by one create a long summer. When the violet color of banaba flowers becomes fainted, we start seeing blazing red flamboyant flowers along the streets.

Banaba flowers of hanoi - what to see in HanoiBanaba flowers – the flowers of violet ink.

Banaba flowers in May of Hanoi - what to doo in HanoiShowing beauty in bicycle baskets of students.

 Flamboyant - the flower of student life - time to visit HanoiFlamboyant – the flower of students

Flamboyant covers the sky with blazy red - hanoi travel guidedyeing the sky with blazing red

Flamboyant flowers on students' bike basketsstudents’ bicycle baskets filled with red flamboyant flowers

Hanoi welcomes June with lotus

When you see June touching Hanoi is the time you also see its symbol – lotus. With its beauty and perfume, lotus is in the favorite list of every Hanoian. It is not for decoration, it is for taking photos also. To pick the best lotuses, the lotus picker must wake up in the very early morning, paddling their boats along maze of lotus leaves and pick the fresh lotuses.

June - time of lotuses in Hanoi - when to visit HanoiJune – time of lotuses
loLotus in June Hanoi - hanoi featured flowersIn the pond, the lotus flower is beautiful.

Pick up lotuses in early morning - hanoi attractions Lotuses picked in the early morning.

Lotuses reaches doors of locals - things to see in HanoiLotuses together with bike reaching every corner of Hanoi  

July is time of sunflowers and aragonite flowers

Many Hanoians like sunflowers. Bikes covered by blazing yellow color attract the eyes of all people on the street.

Sunflowers fills the streets of hanoiBundles of sunflowers make a street corner dyed in yellow

July - time of sunflowers - best time to visit HanoiSunflower – the flower facing the sun, facing the light

Together with sunflowers, July in Hanoi is associated with the image of aragonite flowers – a gentle flower of summer in Hanoi which is not known by many people. Due to it very small size, people is unlikely to see the aragonite flowers if they do not pay their attention.

aragonite flowers in May of Hanoi - hanoi travelIt is difficult to see aragonite flowers without intention

Small and pretty blossoms cover the road  - hanoi discovery toursSmall and pretty blossoms cover the road

The flowers of Clausena excavata burm bring August to Hanoi

When the soil is wet by showers – typical of summer in Hanoi is the time we see image of thousands of thousands of tiny clausena excavate burm flowers blooming. And they will sway lightly in the wind of the summer.

Flowers of clausena excavate burm covers the streets of Hanoi with attractive white carpet - hanoi attractionsFlowers of clausena excavate burm covers the streets of Hanoi with attractive white carpet

Tiny white flowers have been familiar to many generations of Vietnamese - hanoi guideTiny white flowers have been familiar to many generations of Vietnamese

September – month of milk flowers

When thinking of the autumn in Hanoi, people often think of the image of milk flowers. Bundles of lightly yellow flowers with fragrant perfume have entered into songs of Hanoi in a very natural way. With the fast pace of life, people can sometimes forget the date or month, but only an unexpected sweet scent of the milk flowers is enough to remind us about the arrival of another autumn.

Milk flowers along streets of HanoiMilk flowers along streets of Hanoi.

Milk flowers of elegant color - hanoi autumnFlowers of elegant color

 Milk flowers remind the arrival of an autumn - when to visit HanoiRemind the arrival of another autumn

October – month of various kinds of daisies

Daisy is the featured flower in the transition of autumn and winter. Daisies are in various colors from yellow to white, all making an attractive Hanoi.

Daisy bikes on every street of HanoiDaisy bikes on every street of Hanoi

Daisy-bikes-on-every-street-of-HanoiPure ox-eye daisies

November comes together with forget-me-not flowers

November in Hanoi is associated with violet color of forget-me-not flowers. For many people, this kind of flower represent the faith in love.

Soft violet of forget-me-not flowers represent faith in love - things to see in hanoiSoft violet of forget-me-not flowers represent faith in love

December comes with yellow blumea flowers

Covering Hanoi when the December comes, the seemingly simple flowers is associated with the childhood of many generations

Extensive fields of yellow blumea flowers in December - Hanoi attractionsExtensive fields of yellow blumea flowers

A simple flower of HanoiA simple flower of Hanoi

With such very Hanoi features, Hanoi is worth a visit at any time during the year.


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