A Walk on Iris Gardens in Nakayama Shimousa
Irises start blooming in early summer under the strong sun shine by water.
The flower has two Japanese names, one is ayame and another one is Shobu.
In general, Japanese likes to call it Shobu because it has the same pronuncication
of Shobu that means competition. Therefore, samurais loved this flower
and it used to decorate the boy's festival called Tango no Sekku held in
May 5th. Koiwa Iris Garden in Edogawaku, Mizumoto Koen Park and Horikiri
Iris Garden in Katsushikaku are popular spots for seeing irises and they
have Shobu Matsuri (Iris Festivals) in June. And in Ichikawa, yellow irises
are seen in Omachi Nature Observation park and Junsaiike Pond Park.
In this page, some noted spots having irises in them are introduced. Why
don't you visit them to enjoy seeing the irises?
The Popular Landmarks for Viewing Irises
Irises bloom by Edogawa River and Shobu Matsuri is held.
Irises blooms and wild birds fly, and Shobu Matsuri is held.
Blue Irises and azaleas bloom in the park.
Yellow Irises bloom by the pond in early summer.
Many yellow irises bloom in.
Many irises bloom on the edge of Ryuoike Pond.