Cruel Palace - War of Flowers


  • Title: 궁중잔혹사 – 꽃들의 전쟁 / Goongjoongjanhoksa - KKotdeului Jeonjaeng
  • Also known as: Blood Palace / Palace's Cruel History – War of Flowers
  • Genre: Historical, melodrama, romance, political
  • Episodes: 50
  • Broadcast network: JTBC
  • Broadcast period: 2013-Mar-23 to 2013-Sep-08
  • Air time: Saturday & Sunday 20:45
  • Viewership ratings:
    • Nationwide: highest rating=4.981% (AGB Nielsen Korea Pay TV Household)
    • Seoul: highest rating=5.400%, highest peak=7.300% (AGB Nielsen Korea Pay TV Household, excluded Ad)
  • Original Soundtrack: Cruel Palace - War of Flowers OST


A cruel story that depicts the battles between concubines within the royal palace who turn to the dark side in their bid to gain love and power from the king. It will center around the beautiful but evil royal concubine Jo So Yong (Kim Hyun Joo) as she tries to gain the attention of King In Jo (Lee Duk Hwa) with her beauty and wit to control the power of the Joseon. When she succeeds, there is a bloody battle over the power she receives. By birth she was of a lower class, but used her extraordinary beauty to get the favor of King In Jo and managed come between King In Jo and Crown Prince So Hyun (Jung Sung Woon).

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  • This cable drama episode 1 recorded 2.128% Nationwide viewership rating based on TNmS Media Korea. Meanwhile based on AGB Nielsen Korea episode 1 of this drama recorded 3.058% Nationwide rating and 3.442% Seoul rating.

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