OF THE FOUR seasons in Japan, spring is the season most decorated with blooming flowers. The weather in this season is also good, so it is perfect for a walk in the beautiful flower gardens while carrying a camera.
On this occasion, we will discuss about the famous flowers that bloom from March to May around the Kanto area.
Flowers That Bloom in March
These delicate pink flowers are irresistible and have become something of a Japanese spring tradition. Someiyoshino cherry blossoms usually bloom from late March to early April.
However, this blooming period tends to accelerate from year to year. Therefore, for those of you who want to enjoy the beauty of this flower, don’t forget to pay attention to the latest information on the cherry blossom season.
In this season, places that are famous for viewing cherry blossoms will be very full of people. Therefore, look for places that are not known by many people. In addition, the language of flowers for sakura is beauty of the soul.
Here are some famous places to enjoy cherry blossoms: Ueno Onshi Park, Chidorigafuchi Park in Tokyo, Hirosaki Park in Aomori Prefecture, Sewari District, and Yodogawa Kasen Park in Kyoto Prefecture.
Among spring flowers, tulips have the same fame as cherry blossoms. This flower blooms from March to April. There are various types of colors, motifs and ways of blooming. Altogether, there are more than ten thousand of them.
The yurisaki type which looks like a lily flower and the yaezaki type which has many faces, which is said to be shaped like a different flower. This type will change depending on the difference in the amount of light and temperature which will affect the closing or opening of the flower petals and the direction of growth.
Therefore, we can enjoy various expressions of this flower. The flower’s language for tulips is omoiyari or tolerating one another. Some famous places to enjoy tulips: Huis Ten Bosch in Nagasaki Prefecture, and Tonami Tulip Park in Toyama Prefecture.
The warm yellow flowers that begin to bloom since the beginning of spring are a sign of the arrival of spring. This simple flower shape with a striking yellow color but pleasing to the eye makes this flower loved by all ages.
Nanohana flowers are also often strung together with pink peach blossoms, which are a typical flower display for the hinamatsuri festival. The language of interest for nanohana is “Treasure”.
Some famous places to enjoy nanohana flowers: Mother Farm in Chiba, Soleil Hill in Kanagawa Prefecture, and Yokohama Town in Aomori Prefecture.
Flowers That Bloom in April
As the name suggests, the shape of this flower is similar to that of a small and cute cherry blossom. This flower grows spread over the ground like a carpet. The view of the hills and the vast expanse of land covered by pink and white shibazakura flowers is very charming.
Actually, there is also a type of blue shibazakura flower. In some places, there are also views of flowers that are formed into images and motifs from a mixture of several different colors. The language of interest for shibazakurais is approval.
Some famous places to enjoy shibazakura flowers: Hitsujiyama Park in Saitama Prefecture, Higashi Mokoto Shibazakura Park in Hokkaido (May-June).
These small blue and purple flowers bloom covering the ground. Basically, the bluish flowers are few in number. Especially if these blue flowers grow in large groups that are widely spread, it is a rare sight.
Later nemophila flowers became famous because the view of flowers blooming above the ground looks like a stretch of blue sea creating a fantastic panorama. Types of white flowers with purple spots and types of purple flowers that are close to black are also very beautiful. The language of interest for nemophila is success.
Famous place to enjoy nemophila flowers: Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture.
A flower that has been enjoyed by the Japanese since the Manyoshu period (around the end of the 7th century to the end of the 8th century). Fuji flowers usually grow vines on a trellis.
The flower strands hang down and hang down like grapes. The view of the swaying flowers looks like a chandelier made of flowers. Another attraction lies in the sweet aroma that spreads around the flowers. The flower language for Fuji is intoxicating love.
Some of the famous places to enjoy fuji flowers: Kameido Tenjin Shrine in Tokyo, Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi Prefecture, and Kawachi Wisteria Garden in Fukuoka Prefecture.
Flowers That Bloom in May
Iris is a general term for the iridaceae plant. There are many types of iris-like plants or iridaceae such as kakitsubata (iris laevigata) that live in wet areas and look elegant, ayame which looks clean and firm, German iris which is colorful and luxurious, and so on.
In addition to irises which are usually blue and purple, there are also irises that are yellow, orange, pink and so on. The flower language for the iris is good news.
Some famous places to enjoy iris flowers: Iris Hill in Gunma Prefecture, Shirakawa Flower World in Fukushima Prefecture.
This flower has long been used as a parable to describe a beautiful woman tateba shakuyaku, suwareba botan, meaning when standing like a shakuyaku flower and when sitting like a botan flower. When blooming, the flower petals that resemble thin paper are very charming.
Types of flower colors that are often seen include red, pink and white. However, there is also a type of shakuyaku flower which is crossed with a botan flower which produces a yellowish color. The flower language for shakuyaku is feeling shame.
Some famous places to enjoy shakuyaku flowers: Peony Garden Tokyo in Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, and Mainthopia Besshi in Ehime Prefecture.
This flower has small dynamic stems with fluttering crepe-paper-like petals. The view of the flowers in the spring breeze is very beautiful and the shape of the flowers that are in full bloom is also beautiful.
The bud that looks down is growing straight and elongated. When the green sac that covers the bud breaks, the petals will begin to open over time. The language of flowers for poppies is consolation.
Some famous places to enjoy poppies: Chichibu Kogen Farm in Saitama Prefecture, and Kurihama Flower Park in Kanagawa Prefecture.
The rose is the queen of the most loved flowers in the world. There are various colors except blue. There are also various types of rose sizes, from giant and charming ones to beautiful mini-sized ones, from single flowers that look natural to those that bloom with stacked petals that look classic, and types that resemble glasses.
This flower blooms from May to June. In each area there are famous places and gardens to enjoy this flower. The flower language for roses is passionate love.
Some famous places to enjoy roses: Kyu-furukawa Gardens in Jindai Botanical Park in Tokyo, and Keisei Rose Garden in Chiba Prefecture.
In addition to the flowers above, there are also other famous spring flowers such as margaret, renge (lotus), sakuraso (primrose) and so on. Not only that, there are also spots to enjoy various kinds of flowers in one location.
You will definitely feel refreshed after a day in the romantic flower garden surrounded by the flowers you love. Invite your close friends, family and girlfriend to go to the flower garden you love. [ohayojapan]