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Astana residents try on flower shoes at AstanaFloraExpo-2015

Astana residents and city guests could gain an interesting experience by trying on the shoes made from flowers.

Astana residents try on flower shoes at AstanaFloraExpo-2015
Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day
Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day

A million red rose petals were showered over the Statue of Liberty on Friday in a spectacular display to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy during World War II.

Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day
'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan
'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan

A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.

'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan
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Mimosa, French perfume-makers' secret ingredient

Like miniature pompoms bursting with colour and fragrance, mimosa flowers turn the hills around France's perfume capital, Grasse, a golden yellow for a couple of fleeting weeks each year.

Mimosa, French perfume-makers' secret ingredient
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Most unusual March 8 congratulations in Kazakhstan

March 8 - the International Women's Day - is a very popular holiday in Kazakhstan. And it is a must for every gentleman in the county to congratulate the ladies that are dear to him and to make sure that all the ladies around enjoy the day.

Most unusual March 8 congratulations in Kazakhstan
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Flowers for spring celebrations

The International Women’s Day on March 8 traditionally makes gentlemen get their wallets and credit cards ready.

Flowers for spring celebrations
Flower market in Almaty city. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakhstan imports $154 million worth of flowers a year

More than 263 million flowers - 20 thousand tons - totally worth about $154 million were imported to Kazakhstan in 2013.

Kazakhstan imports $154 million worth of flowers a year
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Rejoice spring is here: Snowdrops

Not only the calendar announces the arrival of long awaited warmth, but also lovely blooming of snowdrops in South Kazakhstan Oblast signals the beginning of Spring.

Rejoice spring is here: Snowdrops
Selling of flowers in Almaty. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
3 million flowers delivered to Almaty for March 8

Flowers are mostly supplied from the Netherlands, Germany, France, Israel, Ecuador, Kenya and Colombia to Almaty.

3 million flowers delivered to Almaty for March 8
The flowers spread all over slopes of hills and even road sides. ©Tengrinews
Snowdrops blooming in South Kazakhstan

Snowdrops have covered the hills and fields in south Kazakhstan in February.

Snowdrops blooming in South Kazakhstan
A flowering Titan Arum plant. ©REUTERS
World's smelliest and largest flower blooms in Brazil

Hundreds of visitors are flocking daily to a botanical garden in southeastern Brazil to watch the rare blooming of the Titan arum, the world's smelliest and largest tropical flower.

World's smelliest and largest flower blooms in Brazil
Photo by Dmitry Khegai©
PHOTO: Almaty women exchanged cigarettes for flowers

Almaty women were offered to exchanged their cigarettes for flowers.

PHOTO: Almaty women exchanged cigarettes for flowers
Flowers in Astana will go up by 300-500 tenge. ©Danial Okassov
Flower prices will triple on March 8

Prices of flowers are going up prior to the March 8 holiday.

Flower prices will triple on March 8
Photo courtesy of superstyle.ru
Kyzylorda resident ordered delivery of one million roses

A man from Kyzylorda has ordered a bunch of one million red roses wroth $3 million.

Kyzylorda resident ordered delivery of one million roses
2011 "Almaty - city of flowers" Festival. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Almaty will see more flowers this summer

Flower beds will cover 190 square meters of Almaty city this summer.

Almaty will see more flowers this summer
Photo courtesy of drom.ru
Kazakh-flag-color roses coming soon

A group of horticulturists lead by biologist Yelizaveta Aivazi are working on a new rose cultivar Astana based on Japanese Suntory's blue rose.

Kazakh-flag-color roses coming soon

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