Flower market better than traffic in Taipei

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Bougainvillea in Taipei Taiwan A sea of colourful bougainvillea

Flower market Taipei Taiwan Plants and gourds to hang

Decorations, Taipei Taiwan flower market Red decorations

What do you do with a huge expanse of concrete beneath a busy highway overpass in the capital of Taiwan? With a bit of lateral thinking, you can turn it into a popular flower market.

On our first full day in Taipei and, in the absence of rain, we headed off on foot to visit the Jianguo Holiday Flower Market that is open on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Flower market Taipei Taiwan Edible options

It’s heaven for anyone who loves to garden or who simply wants to brighten their home.

In addition to a wide range of flowers, plants, trees and bonsai, people can buy all the gardening extras. There are plenty of artificial flowers, seeds, gardening tools, soils, pots, fish, pebbles, decorations and more.

Poinsettias in Taipei Taiwan flower market Tending the poinsettias

Bamboos and more Bamboo options

Orchids in Taipei, Taiwan Orchids grow well in this part of the world

Poinsettias—the colourful plant…

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