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Penbbs is a Chinese online fountain pen community not too dissimilar to its Western counterpart, Fountain Pen Network (FPN). Aside from garnering a loyal following for their well-made pens, Penbbs also have a massive line up of inks.

The 24 Solar Term Series refer to 24 distinct periods set in the East Asian lunisolar calendar. Each one of names denoting the periods also reference a corresponding flower that has a connection to it.
In 2016, the Solar Terms were recognised by UNESCO for Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Referring to the 9th month (midpoint) of the 24 Solar Terms. The Higan flower is also known by many other names like Red Spider Lily, Red Magic Lily and Equinox Flower. The maximum temperature it can tolerate is 24 degrees celcius and is drought-resistant. Remaining through winter, the Higan flower blooms from a brilliant fluorescent red hue to a deep pink in the course of a week. The corresponding astrological sign for this period is Scorpio.

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