Japanese morning glory (asagao)

See These Special Flowers in Japan That Only Bloom in Summer!

If you mention blooming flowers in Japan, most people would definitely think of the spring season. We all know about sakura (桜; cherry blossoms), tulips, iris, and other flowers that grow during this season. There are, in fact, many festivals that celebrate the spring bloom such as the Tulip Festival, cherry blossom viewing (花見), and…

Wake Up and Smell the 7 Beautiful Flowers of Autumn on Your Travels Around Japan

The Seven Flowers of Autumn (Aki No Nanakusa) is not very well-known to many people outside of Japan, as most people connect flowers like sakura, wisteria, and cosmos to Japan. However, the Seven Flowers of Autumn have always been a popular topic in haiku (Japanese poem) and other Japanese literature. Let’s take a closer look…