Peonies As Big As Dinner Plates!
Not to be outdone by the cherry blossoms, azaleas and wisteria, the peonies of Tokyo come into their glory in May and June! First the big boys, like these at the Hama-Rikyu Garden, then the lovely fragrant ones at Nishiarai Daishi Temple.
More Japanese flower goodness here:
Hanami Blitz: My Picks For The Best Cherry Blossoms In Tokyo, Cherry Blossom-O-Rama, Once Again, Plum Blossoms Do Not Disappoint!, Better Than Cherry Blossom Season, Early Spring At A Beautiful Garden, Azalea Mania, So How Come Azaleas Are Chopped Liver?
Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback!