fall foliage forecast for 2017
Fall color is at peak in the Taisetsu Mountain Range, Hokkaido. (September 24, 2017)
when and where to see fall foliage (Japanese version only):
Current foliage reports (Japanese version only):
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Japanese water iris
Hanashoubu(花菖蒲:Iris ensata var. ensata, Japanese iris, Japanese water iris)
The Japanese water irises are late in blooming this year. It is expected they will be at their best around June 10th in Tokyo.
The Japanese water iris
Haruko Kanezuka,Homemade Wagashi(Tokyo:BUNKA PUBLISHING BUREAU,1997),p.20
"drawstring pouch in the shape of Japanese water iris" designed by Mitsuyo Naito
Shigeyoshi Inoue(ed), Yasashiku-Tsukureru-Densyou-no-Chirmenzaiku (Tokyo:Fujin seikatsu-sha,1998),P.8.