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Mugunghwa (무궁화) (Hibiscus syriacus) is the national flower of South Korea.
The mugunghwa first became the national flower of Korea during the Japanese colonial era (1910-1945) when it was overwhelmingly selected by the people as the floral symbol of their nation.
Many Koreans attempted to counter colonial Japan's racial assimilation policy by planting mugunghwa nationwide symbolizing independence for Korea. The mugunghwa which regularly returns a day after seemingly having faded away became a symbol of a desire for a Korea independent of Japan.
The actual term mugunghwa was first employed during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392). During the Goryeo Dynasty and Joseon Dynasty eras (1392-1910), it was common practice for kings to reward those who successfully passed the civil service examinations with paper made mugunghwa.

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Annemarie, Eric Desjours, photosofghosts, juste de l'amour ou amélie and 33 other people have particularly liked this photo


22 comments - The latest ones
Elena M
Elena M
I always pick up such lost flowers and give them a second chance, by putting them on a plat dish or a glass and usually it reward me with more than one week of beauty!
8 days ago.
Claudia G
Claudia G
Grâce à ta photo elle a une deuxième vie !
8 days ago.
Evangrek63
Evangrek63
joli
8 days ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Phenomenal capture and info!

Admired in:
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8 days ago.
neira-Dan
neira-Dan
hélas , la chute ...
8 days ago.
Jocelyne Villoing
Jocelyne Villoing
Belle fraicheur encore !!!
8 days ago.
Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet
Poor fallen beauty !! *******************
8 days ago.
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
Good work my friend.
Have a great Sunday.
8 days ago.
Ulrich John
Ulrich John
Romantic, sentimental, beautiful !
8 days ago.
Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda
Admirable ++++++
Et merci pour toutes ces informations pertinentes..!
Bonne semaine.
8 days ago.
Ron Hanko
Ron Hanko
Interesting comments, Nora, and a beautiful flwoer.
7 days ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Wonderful colours and details Nora.
7 days ago.
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Everything has its time... Beautiful capture, Nora!
7 days ago.
Pat Del
Pat Del
On voit que tu aimes bien les fleurs, Nora ... et tu n'es pas la seule !
7 days ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
A lovely image.
7 days ago.
Trudy Tuinstra
Trudy Tuinstra
nice story and fantastic picture
6 days ago.
Soeradjoen
Soeradjoen
But very beautiful!
5 days ago.
Danie
Danie
Admirable et de toute beauté.....
5 days ago.
Ghislaine Girardot
Ghislaine Girardot
Très jolie ainsi rendue !!
3 days ago.
photosofghosts
photosofghosts
Che bello questo fiore adagiato per terra, la luce e la ripresa sottolineano alla grande i suoi dettagli.
Un caro saluto
Fabio
3 days ago.