spider lily (higanbana)

Watch as Japan Turns Red at the Red Spider Lily Festival in Saitama This Summer

Japan is home for literally hundreds of floral festivals you could possibly imagine. The Japanese people adore flowers. Summer in the country, which usually starts in June and continues until mid to late September, is the time to witness more colorful flowers. There is a lily variety called the “red spider lily” which blooms in…

2 Gorgeous Flowers that Will Make Your Autumn Brighter

Autumn in Japan is undoubtedly lovely because of the foliage that colors the surroundings with different hues of orange, red, yellow and brown. Travelers flock to the country to witness the amazing beauty of nature brought about by the seasonal change. But, unknown to many people new to Japan, they colorful leaves are not the…