This special ‘Hwatu’ card set has all the traditional 48 flower cards given a modern graphic treatment - which also extends to the Jokers and extra cards.
Hwatu (화투) cards originally came about because gambling with four-suited decks was outlawed. This ban prompted the creation of new decks and a new game.
Hwatu - Korean Flower Cards. The cards are printed on thick, red plastic, instead of the laminated board (with turnover edges), used in Japan.