The Spring City's mild climte is ideal for flowering trees and plants. During any season something will be in bloom. In March spring annuals, azalea, wisteria and the fruit trees are blooming: cherry, peach, crab apple and pear. As in California, bougainvillea blooms luxuriantly year around.
Because of the mild and mostly sunny climate, commercial flower growing is a thriving business. All kinds of flowers grown in the Kunming area are shipped for sale in flower markets all over China and Southeast Asia.