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108 Flowers - Book 3 • 21m

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  • Kapok

    Kapok is a tropical tree found in southern China. It is sometimes known as the "cotton tree" because the stringy fibers of its fruit are used to make clothing. Ning's striking composition, however, focuses on and features the Kapok's beautiful cup-shaped, flaming vermillion-red colored flowers.

  • Lantern Hibiscus

    Lantern Hibiscus is a tropical plant whose brightly colored coral-red hanging flowers are suggestive of Chinese festival lanterns. The hanging flower is both pendulous and delicate. It sports re-curving petals that have exquisitely frilled lobes and long dangling stamens. Ning makes painting this...

  • Lichee

    Lichee is a small, golf ball sized, rounded fruit, whose documented cultivation by the Chinese dates back to 1059. As the fruit matures, its thin, yet roughly textured, skin ripens from green to an enticing pinkish red color. Under this red skin is the prize - an almost translucent white colored ...