|"The moon flower likes partial shade."|
|— Iroh to a shopkeeper.|
The moon flower (Chinese: Earth Kingdom that produces a cream-white flower. It is kept decoratively for its pleasing appearance. With a rapid response to changes in brightness, it wilts in direct sunlight and quickly blossoms when placed in partial shade.) is a plant indigenous to the
While perusing the many stalls located in one of Ba Sing Se's Lower Ring shopping markets, Iroh stopped at one of them to purchase a picnic basket. On the counter of the stall, a withered moon flower exposed to sunlight stood in a vase. He pushed it out of the sun, allowing it to bloom in the partial shade.
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