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[A Light Trip for Flowers] A List of Selected Paths with Full Bloom of Bombax ceiba in March, Cherish the Happiness and Go Watching Flower B

The meaning of Bombax ceiba, “Cherish people around you as well as the happiness in front of you.”

The red of Bombax ceiba is bright but not cheesy, and it doesn’t fade away. Also the flowers don’t wither so it is also called “Hero Flower”. Its red blossoms stage in March.

The petal of Bombax ceiba is orange yellow or orange red and its calyx is dark brown. The gigantic flowers are of great ornamental value when in full bloom. The bloom period is around one month from March till April. It blooms before the leaves grow. Cotton trees are always taller than those in their surrounding, with a height ranging from 10 to 25 meters. People call it a Hero Tree for its striving up spirit and the flame like red flowers.

The cotton tree is originally from the tropical areas in India; therefore, the climate in the south is better for its growth. Not only the flowers are lush but also the fruits are laden.

It is now widely planted across Taiwan and often seen by the roadsides. During its anthesis in spring time, arrays of the tall and straight cotton trees look bright red and draw many tourists. Bombax ceiba are big and bright. Tourists often collect those flowers falling on the ground and place them in different patterns to take photos, which is also fun! This article selects the most beautiful Bombax ceiba paths for spring trips. Tourists can also visit the scenic spots nearby asides from watching flowers. Here are the light trips for Bombax ceiba.

Recommendation for The Most Beautiful Bombax Ceiba Paths across Taiwan Southern Area

The Linchupi Boulevard in Baihe, Tainan
It was selected as one of the top 15 roads globally for flower watching. The Linchupi Boulevard, almost 1 kilometer long with bright orange red Bombax ceiba and fallen petals, presents a world class wonderful view, and hundreds of thousands of tourists are drawn here every year. It can be said on the bucket list for people in Taiwan.

Location: Linchupi, Yufeng Township, Baihe District in Taiwan City (locate The Linchupi Boulevard in Baihe, Yufeng Elementary School, or Dazhu Elementary School in Baihe as the destination in your GPS)

Photo from IG:sienna_0409


Bombax Ceiba Thoroughfare in Jiangjun, Tainan
Jiangjun District in Tainan is home to cotton trees with more than 2000 trees, so it is the place in Tainan with the most of them. There are a total of 7 Bombax Ceiba Thoroughfares; therefore, it has a highest density of these orange red view in Taiwan.

Location: No. 86, Southbound County Road 20, Jiangjun District, Tainan City

Bombax Ceiba Thoroughfare in Guiren near High Speed Rail Station, Tainan
The previous two locations are often crowded during the blossom season, so if you want to watch Bombax ceiba with less hustle and bustle, Guiren 15th Rd by Tainan High Speed Rail Station is an option. It has much fewer people compared with those popular sites, besides, it is easier to park here.

Location: Guiren 15th Rd., by Tainan Highway Speed Rail Station

Bombax Ceiba in Poetry Way, Tainan
Poetry Way is on Provincial Highway 19 from Yanshui to Xuejia in Tainan. It is the first road paved with poetry in Taiwan. An array of Bombax ceiba is in full bloom in March, which makes it romantic and poetic walking under the cotton trees. Besides the Bombax ceiba, there are dozens of flowering trees including Golden Trumpet tree that painted this poetry way with different colors in 4 seasons.

Add: No. 68-1, Tien Liao Village, Yanshui District, Tainan City

Zhongzheng Park, Kaohsiung
Bombax ceiba is the city flower of Kaohsiung. There is an area of cotton trees in Zhongzheng Park right across Weiwuying Metropolitan Park. The flowers bloom in March and when they fall off, it is as if an orange red carpet on the ground.

Location: No. 2, Zhongzheng 1st Rd., Kaohsiung City (Across Jhong Jheng High School)

A Trip in Tainan for Bombax ceiba and Scenic Spots nearby
★Tsou Ma Lai Farm
Location: No. 60, Qi-zi-wa, Er-xi Village, Da-nei District, Tainan City
TEL: 06-5760121
★Dakeng Leisure Farm
Location: No. 82, Dakeng Township, Xinhua District, Tainan City
TEL: 06-5941555
★Fairy Lake Leisure farm
Location: Dayang No. 6-2, Nanshi Township, Dongshan District, Tainan City
TEL: 06-5760121
★Nanyuan Resort Farm
Location: Nanhu No. 25, Guoyi Township, Liuying District, Tainan City
TEL: 06-6990726

Central Area

Riverbank Park in Dongshi, Taichung
The winding road with Bombax ceiba starting from Dongguan Rd. is around 1km long and it is amazing. It’s picturesque along the way and the distant mountains are within our view. Even the benches by the road are painted with beautiful flowers.

Location: No. 350, Zhongzheng Rd., Dongshi District, Taichung City and along Dongguan Rd., Dongshi District,Taichung City

Flying Cow Ranch in Miaoli
“Bombax ceiba Season” on Flying Cow Ranch starts from March to late April. Cotton trees are grown on the road leading to the ranch. The beautiful red blossom is really captivating.

Location: No. 166, Nanhe Village, Tongxiao Township, Miaoli County

Pitou and Er-lin Sections of Dongluo River in Zhanghua
Among several paths or roads with Bombax ceiba blossoms, Er-Lin Bombax ceiba Rd. is even popular because the 2 km long road is as if in flames when the orange red flowers are in full bloom. That is really eye catching.

Location:
Bombax ceiba on Pitou Section: locate Beidou Driving School as the destination in your GPS and you will find the road leading to Bombax ceiba on the way

Bombax ceiba on Er-Lin Section: 7th Section, Er-Xin Rd, Er-Lin Township, Zhanghua County or locate “Bombax ceiba in Er-Lin” in your GPS

Bombax ceiba in Zhutang, Zhanghua
This road is about 100m long with an array of 30 to 40 cotton trees. Tourists will have to go over the dike to watch the flowers and the location is kind of remote so it is said a “secret attraction”. The backdrop of verdant paddy makes the bright red flowers even more lovely.

Location: Jiukuaicutifang No. 69, Zhutang Township, Zhanghua County

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Bombax ceiba in Huwei, Yunlin
At the 19km from “Douliu Connecting Rd.” of County Highway 145 in Huwei Yunlin, cotton trees were planted on both sides of the road for 1 km long, so the netizens name it the most passionate Bombax ceiba Thoroughfare. However, it is a high speed area, do pay attention to your safety and pull over when you watch the flowers.

Location: County Highway 145, Huwei Township, Yunlin County (the section between Huwei and Xiluo)

Bombax Ceiba in Lunbei, Yunlin
The Bombax Ceiba Thoroughfare in Lunbei Yunlin is filled with red flowers against the green paddy in the surrounding area, and the beautiful contrast attracts many people to come. Warm-up activities for the Bombax Ceiba cultural festival organized by local elementary schools make a flower watching trip here even more fun.

Location: Bombax Ceiba Boulevard, Yun 11th Village, Lunbei Township, Yunlin County

A Trip in Zhanghua for Bombax Ceiba and Scenic Spots nearby
★ Dongluoxi Leisure Farm
ADD: Near No.1201, Lane 2, Sec. 7, Erxi Rd, Erlin Township, Zhanghua County
Tel: 0985-699700
★ Xinqi Leisure Farm
ADD: Jiang No. 238-46, Dongpan Rd., Tongren Village, Yongjing Township, Zhanghua County
TEL: 0931-615806
★Magical Mushrooms Tribe
ADD: No. 829, Liuqiao East Rd., Puxin Township, Zhanghua County
TEL: 04-8521898

Northern Area

Bombax Ceiba Road in Shenkeng, New Taipei City
Strolling along the old street in Shenkeng and 5 minutes after crossing Zhongzheng Bridge, visitors will arrive at Mazhuliao where lies a road with a couple arrays of Bombax Ceiba. The orange red flowers make the country side road about 300m long very poetic.

Location: Lane 30, Sec 2, Wenshan Rd., Shenkeng District, New Taipei City

Bombax Ceiba Thoroughfare on Zhongda Road, Taoyuan
This one with cotton trees on its both sides is about 400m long, and it is located on Zhongda Rd., leading to the main gate of National Central University in Taoyuan. The flaming red in its blooming season wins a reputation of “The most beautiful Bombax Ceiba Thoroughfare in northern Taiwan.”

Location: Zhongda Rd., Zhongli District, Taoyuan City. Near Central University at No.300

A Trip in Zhanghua for Bombax Ceiba and Scenic Spots nearby
★Yunding Leisure Farm
ADD: No. 120, Lane 562, Sec.2, Yangtung Rd., Longtan District, Taoyuan City
TEL: 03-4797688
★Shuiyue Leisure Farm
ADD: No. 218, Daxiang St., Neicu Township, Zhongli District, Taoyuan City
TEL: 03-2841969
★Good Times Farm
ADD: No. 225, Sec.3, Kangzhuang Rd., Daxi District, Taoyuan City
TEL: 03-3889689