Trees and flowers of Japan

  • Tsubaki (japanese camellia) - 椿

    It was cultivated during the Edo period and was very popular with the nobles.
  • Fukujusô (japanese adonis) - 福寿 草

    It grows from January, adding color to winter landscapes with its yellow petals.
  • Ginkgo (tree with golden leaves) - 銀杏

    The Hôryô ginkgo planted nearly 1,100 years ago, and declared a natural monument in 1926, is 31 meters high and about 13 meters wide.
  • Momiji (japanese maple) - 紅葉

    Momiji are maples whose leaves turn red in the fall.
  • Higanbana (japanese amaryllis) - 彼岸花

    Higanbana, also called "equinox flower" or "red spider lily flower", is a flower that blooms in the fall in Japan.
  • Bonsai - 盆栽

    Bonsai are trees grown in a special way that keep their small size.
  • Asagao (japanese ipomea) - 朝 顔

    The Asagao is an ephemeral flower, it opens in the morning and fades in the evening, but the flowers are renewed every day.
  • Shaga (japanese iris) - シ ャ ガ

    It is unique in that it can grow in the shade, multiplying almost like a ground cover. 
  • Ume (japanese plum tree) - 梅

    Plum trees bloom at the end of winter and herald spring.
  • Sakura (japanese cherry tree) - 桜

    The cherry blossom is a very important symbol in Japan.
  • Japanese gardens - 日本 庭園

    Zen Buddhism conquered Japan in the mid-12th century, resulting in the emergence of japanese zen gardens.