Blooming Krachiao Flower Festival
June 1 - August 31, 2012 The Siam Tulip Festival of Chaiyaphum
Date: June 1 - August 31, 2012
Blooming Krachiao Flower Festival/The Siam Tulip Festival of Chaiyaphum
Pa Hin Ngam National Park
Ban Rai district and Thep Sathit sub-district, Chaiyaphum province
The unique geographical landscape of Chaiyaphum Province in the northeast of Thailand gives rise to a range of natural attractions of exceptional beauty. Of these, the fields of pinkish-purple Siam Tulip, or Dok Krachiao, come in to full bloom in the early part of the rainy season from June to August.
Also commonly called patumma, bua sawan (heaven lotus), or bua bok (the land lotus), the Siam Tulip is a member of the ginger genera — Curcuma or Zingiberaceae.
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