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10 Types of Flowers that Bloom During Spring in Japan

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10 Types of Flowers that Bloom During Spring in Japan

The beauty of spring in Japan is truly amazing. Spring in Japan usually starts from March to May. The weather is sunny with warm air, very suitable for doing activities outside the home. What do Japanese people do in spring? Of course enjoy the beauty of flowers that bloom with friends and family.

Who already has a vacation plan, prepare your best camera to capture it. Here are 10 types of flowers that you can see during spring in Japan and the estimated time of blooming:

Sakura (Cherry Blossom)

All must have known that Japan was very famous for its sakura. Actually, you don’t have to go to a particular flower garden to be able to see sakura. Cherry trees are easily found everywhere, along the roadside, riverbanks, rice fields, and school / campus grounds. Just pause and check, you can just selfie under the cherry tree. Ordinary cherry blossoms bloom in early April and are only about one week old. However, some types of cherry can last until the end of April.

Suisen (Daffodil / Narcissus)

The flowers are very beautiful, clean, cute, and symmetrical. Suisen is very popular with Japanese people and is often used in ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement art). Suisen blooms naturally in the early spring, March to April.

Tsutsuji (Azalea)

Just like cherry blossoms, this flower is very easy to find. In the park, along the roadside, on the temple grounds, schools and even neighboring homes. Bloom during April to early May.

Nemophila (Baby Blue Eyes)

The nemophila blue field under the blue sky, is not amazing? Mid-April to early May is the time when nemophila is in full bloom.

Nanohana (rape blossom)

The nanohana field looks like a bright yellow sea. Guaranteed to make your day follow bright. You can observe its beauty in April and May.

Fuji (wisteria)

One of the Japanese endemic flowers that you must see. The flowers are purple which grow dangling down like a curtain. Early May is the best time to enjoy the beauty of this flower.

Shibazakura (Moss Phlox)

This flower stem only grows about 13 cm with small flower petals. However, this flower is very lush and can cover up to 50 cm of the surrounding area. So, when the bloom looks like a flower carpet. Estimates of bloom from mid-April to the end of May.

Poppy flower

Come to Japan in the late spring? Well, you can still see the beauty of poppies that bloom in mid-May to early June.


Like in the Netherlands, you can also take pictures in a park full of colorful tulips during spring in Japan. Estimates are blooming from the end of March to the end of April.

Tsubaki (Camellia)

Have layers of flower petals. Some of these flowers have bloomed in winter, but some can last until the beginning of spring, March.

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