Iran’s Zagros Mountains, which run across the country from the northwest to the south, are famous for being a perfect habitat for pomegranates, which are known in Persian as Anar.
Having trumpet-like flowers, the fruit blossoms in late May and early June; and is enjoyed by Iranians in autumn and winter. Iran is the second largest producer of pomegranates In the world. The fruit also plays a central role in local cuisine and culture.
These photos show pomegranate blossoms in Shahreza, in the southern part of Isfahan Province.