Kimjongilia begonia

Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia exhibition hall.

It cultivates and displays the flowers Kimilsungia and Kimjongilia.

Festivals have been traditionally held on major occasions including the birthdays of president Kim Il-sung and General Kim Jong Il. Famous horticulturists of home and abroad have participated.

Kimilsungia is a present of the Indonesian President Sukarno in 1975.

Kimjongilia was developed by Kamo Mototeru, manager of the Kamo Iris garden, Japan. He presented the flower on the birthday of Kim Jong Il in 1988. From ten on it has been called as 'an immortal flower' and a 'king of flower'.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimilsungia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimjongilia

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Taken on September 9, 2011