Tag Archives: Japanese flowers

July 20

Flowers of Mount Fuji

The floral wonders I encountered when climbing Mount Fuji in mid July.

July 01

Name that flower

Bet you can’t.  Wildflowers in Japan abound but you’ll have about as much chance spotting them as catching a glimpse of a geisha in Gion.  Just like the ‘flowers of the night’, Japanese wildflowers can be highly localised and their seasonal show very brief. Alas whenever I’ve gone in search of the rarer blooms, they’ve remained […]