Y3 – Day 90 – Chinese Garden

DSC00273The main entrance to the Garden of Flowing Fragrance at the Huntington is an exquisite start to acres of scenic walks among bridges, ponds and buildings which express a lyrical beauty that only literature and nature combined can inspire.

DSC00275Everything has a reason for being placed in the garden. Water symbolizes the ever-changing quality of life while rocks portray the eternal. Certain plants represent the seasons or positive character traits. Hundreds of erect bamboo trees stand for being upright and true while the lotus flower, although rooted in the mud, means purity.

DSC00300The water reflects structures, statues and picturesque rock formations purposefully situated amongst the plants and bodies of water.

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