Japan is known for its beautiful scenery and nature – especially its flowers. The ancient art of Hanakotoba assigns meanings to flowers. Throughout the 4 seasons, there are many different exotics and beautiful flowers. I have some personal favourites.
Sakura (Cherry Blossom)
Meaning: Beauty of the heart, Accomplishment
Sakurasou (Primula Sieboldii)
Meaning: Desire, Long lasting love
Meaning: Perfect love, Humility, Discretion
Meaning: Loyalty, Adoration, Longevity
Meaning: Loyalty, Glad Tidings, Good news
Meaning: Honesty, Unchanging love, Obedience
Akaibara (Red Rose)
Kinmokusei (Orange Osmanthus)
Meaning: Truth, Noble person
Ume (Japanese Apricot)
Meaning: Love, Cleanliness, Pure heart
Meaning: Pride, Shyness
Do you have any favourite flowers? What do you think of these beautiful Japanese flowers? Let us know in the comments!