A 120-year-old peony tree with 256 flowers is in full bloom in central China's Luoyang city

A 120-year-old peony tree with 256 flowers is in full bloom in central China's Luoyang city -- home to peony the royal flower.

In China, peony flowers symbolise prosperity and wealth.

Luoyang was once the imperial capital of 13 dynasties and has the country's best peony trees.

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