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Book made in North Korea, 1999, about the Kimilsungia, named after Kim Il Sung and is a hybrid Orchid. Another flower, the Kimjongilia, is named after Kim Il-sung’s son, Kim Jong-il. Neither the Kimilsungia nor the Kimjongilia are the national flower of North Korea. The national flower of the country is the Magnolia sieboldii with white flowers.
According to the Korean Central News Agency, Kim Il-sung’s peerless character is fully reflected in the immortal flower which is blooming everywhere on the five continents
The annual Kimilsungia Festival has been held since 1998, and is held around the Day of the Sun. Kimilsungia flower shows are held every year in Pyongyang. Traditionally, embassies of foreign countries in North Korea each present their own bouquet of the flower to the annual exhibition.