Among the four seasons in Japan, spring is the season most adorned with blooming flowers. The weather this season is also good, so it is very fitting to take a walk in the beautiful flower garden while carrying a camera.
On this occasion we will discuss about the famous flowers that bloom from March to May around the Kanto area which might be a reference for making your spring trip plans.
Flowers that bloom in March
These soft pink flowers cannot be removed and have become a kind of Japanese spring tradition. Someiyoshino cherry blossoms usually bloom at the end of March to early April.
However, this bloom period tends to become faster year after 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, famous places to enjoy cherry blossoms will be very full of people. Therefore, find a place that is unknown to many people. In addition, the language of interest for cherry 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. Overall, there are ten thousand more.
The type of jurisaki that resembles a lily flower and a type of yaezaki that 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 that will affect the closed or open flower petals and the direction of growth.
Therefore we can enjoy various kinds of expressions from this flower. The language of interest for tulips is "omoiyari" (means: tolerating among others).
Some famous places to enjoy tulips: Huis Ten Bosch in Nagasaki Prefecture, and Tulip Tonami Park in Toyama Prefecture.
- Nanohana (Canola)
The warm yellow flowers that start to bloom since the beginning of spring are a sign of the arrival of spring. Simple flower shape with a striking yellow color but nice to see makes this flower preferred by every age.
Nanohana flowers are also often strung together with pink peach blossoms which are typical flower displays for the celebration of the Hamamatsuri 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, this flower shape is similar to small and cute cherry blossoms. This flower grows to spread above the surface of the ground like a carpet. The landscape of the hills and the vast land which is covered in pink and white all over the shibazakura flower is very charming.
Actually there are also types of shibazakura flowers that are blue. In some places, there are also views of flowers that are formed into pictures and motifs from a mixture of several different colors. The language of interest for Shibazakura is "Agreement".
Some famous places to enjoy shibazakura flowers: Hitsujiyama Park in Saitama Prefecture, Higashi Mokoto Shibazakura Park in Hokkaido (May-June).
This small blue and purple flower blooms over the ground. Basically, the bluish-colored flowers are few in number. Especially if these blue flowers grow in large groups that are widespread, which is a rare sight.
Later the nemophila flower became famous because the landscape of flowers that bloomed above the ground looks like a stretch of blue sea creating a fantastic panorama. The type of white flower with purple spots and the type of purple flower that approaches black is also very beautiful. The language of interest for nemophila is "success".
A famous place to enjoy nemophila flowers: Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki Prefecture.
- Fuji (Wisteria)
Flowers that have been enjoyed by Japanese people since the Manyoshu era (around the end of the 7th century until the end of the 8th century). Fuji flowers usually grow in the trellis.
The strands of flowers hung and stretched 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 flower. The language of interest for Fuji is "intoxicating love".
Some famous places to enjoy fuji flowers: Kameido Tenjin Temple 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 iridaceae. There are many types of plants such as iris or iridaceae such as kakitsubata (iris laevigata) that live on wet land and look graceful, ayame that looks clean and firm, German iris is colorful and luxurious, and so on.
In addition to irises that are usually blue and purple, there are also irises that are yellow, orange, pink and so on. The language of interest for iris is "good news".
Some famous places to enjoy iris: Iris Hill in Gunma Prefecture, Shirakawa Flower World in Fukushima Prefecture.
- Shakuyaku (Peony)
This flower has long been used as a parable to describe beautiful women "Tateba shakuyaku, suwareba botan", meaning when standing like my shakuyaku flowers and when sitting like a botanical 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. But there are also types of shakuyaku flowers that are crossed with botanical flowers that produce a yellowish color. The language of interest for shakuyaku is "shame".
Some famous places to enjoy shakuyaku flowers: Tokyo Peony Garden in Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, and Mainthopia Besshi in Ehime Prefecture.
This flower has a dynamic small stem with fluttering crepe-like petals. The view of the flower which is exposed to the spring breeze is very beautiful and the shape of the flower that blends perfectly is also beautiful.
The buds that are seen looking down grow straight in length. When the green bag of the bud is broken, over time the petals will open. The language of flowers for poppy is "comfort".
Some famous places to enjoy poppies: Chichibu Kogen Farm in Saitama Prefecture, and Kurihama Flower Park in Kanagawa Prefecture.
Roses are the queen of the most beloved flowers in the world. There are various colors except blue. There are also various types of roses from the giant and charming ones to the pretty mini-sized ones, from single-flowered types that impress naturally to those that bloom with piles of impressively classic flowers, and types that resemble glass.
This flower blooms from May to June. In each area there are famous places and parks to enjoy this flower. The language of interest 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.
Apart from 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 that are in one location.
You will definitely feel refreshed after a day in the romantic flower garden and surrounded by flowers that you like. Invite your best friends, family and girlfriend to go to the flower garden that you like!