Hydrangea ‘carpet’ blooms on top of Mau Son

Thousands of hydrangeas bloom on Mau Son mountain, attracting many tourists

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Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
Every May to June, Mau Son mountain Lang Son province) is decorated with hydrangea flowers. Hydrangeas are mostly grown on resorts located at an altitude of more than 1,000 m. (Photo: VN Express)
Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
Hydrangeas were first grown in Mau Son around the beginning of the 20th century when the French came here to build resorts. Since 2011, the locality has made this tree a highlight for the area’s tourism. (Photo: VN Express)
Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
Mau Son hydrangea has a purple-blue color. Hydrangeas can change their color during the blooming season, depending on the alkalinity of the soil. (Photo: VN Express)
Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
Blue, purple, white, and pink outfits best match hydrangea gardens here. (Photo: VN Express)
Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
The hydrangea trees here are about one meter tall, planted in the sloping terrain of the mountainside. Visitors can between the flower beds, but they need to be gentle to avoid damaging the gardens. (Photo: VN Express)
Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
Some hotels welcome guests to take photos in the gardens. Ticket costs VND 10,000. (Photo: VN Express)
Hydrangea 'carpet' blooms on top of Mau Son
Mau Son’s tourist area covers nearly 15,000 hectares. Most of the hotels and restaurants today are built on the foundation of old French villas. (Photo: VN Express)