Tag Archives | flowers

Just Dropping In

Some weeping cherry blossoms today, shidarezakura (枝垂桜), of type edohigan (江戸彼岸) I think. (I’m far from a flower person, but I learn a little more every year in conversations with other sakura watchers).

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In The Limelight

In today’s post, some details on Japan’s favorite type of cherry blossom: someiyoshino. Don’t forget the usual free iPhone 5 wallpaper.

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Sakura Time

Sakura Time, just why are the sakura so popular in Japan (hint: mono no aware), a haiku, and a free iPhone wallpaper. Wow! Read on…

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Moving Purple Ceiling

藤の花けふ見つるより紫も村濃と色ぞ深くなりぬる

Of wisteria blooms
I caught sight, today, and ever since
As violet
Of the deepest hue, my passion,
Grows ever more profound!
~Ise

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