Japanese Flowers

Ajisai  (Hydrangea

This popular flower is associated with gratitude, loyalty, and understanding, and is often used in Japanese flower arrangements and gardens.

Ume  (Plum Blossom)

Blooming in late winter, the plum blossom represents endurance, hope, and perseverance

Kiku (Chrysanthemum)

Known as the “flower of the emperor,” the chrysanthemum is a symbol of longevity, happiness, and nobility.

Ayame  (Iris)

The iris represents wisdom, courage, and strength, and is also associated with the goddess of the rainbow in Japanese mythology.

Botan  (Peony)

The peony is a traditional symbol of wealth, prosperity, and good fortune.

Tsubaki  (Camellia)

This elegant flower is associated with purity, love, and admiration, and is often given as a gift to express romantic feelings.

Sakura (Cherry Blossom)

This iconic flower blooms for only a short period in the spring and is celebrated throughout Japan as a symbol of beauty, renewal, and the fleeting nature of life.

Fujibakama (Wisteria)

The cascading blooms of the wisteria symbolize beauty, sensuality, and welcome, and are often seen in traditional Japanese gardens and landscapes.