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Salvia in Japan: When and where to see Japanese Poppies

Each and every flower in Japan represents something special. No matter the season, the time of the year or the prefecture in Japan, you seem to be able to find different flowers at every turn. Salvia in Japan is so gorgeous and there are beautiful spots around the country to find these seasonal flowers. To help you experience Japanese salvia to the fullest, let’s have a look at salvia in Japan, and when and where to see salvia.

Find out all about the different flowers in Japan you can enjoy throughout the year here. Check out what, when and where to see these flowers here: Cherry Blossoms, Tulips, Azaleas, Roses, Poppies, Salvia, Hydrangea, Iris, Lavender, Indian Lotus, Sunflowers, Ume and Moss phlox.

What are Salvias?

Salvia in Japan What are Salvias

Plants in the genus Salvia are herbs, shrubs, or subshrubs and are generally perennial and aromatic. The leaves can be simple or compound and are arranged oppositely along the square stems. The flowers are usually tubular with two lips and only two stamens and are borne in terminal inflorescences.

When to see Salvia in Japan? 

Salvia in Japan When to see Salvia in Japan

The best time to see salvia in Japan depends on the location and the exact area, but generally, you can see salvia in Japan around early May to early June. 

Where to see Salvias in Japan?

Mother Farm

Salvia in Japan Mother Farm
Credit: 4Travel

Mother Farm is a ranch in Chiba Prefecture’s Futtsu City. Seasonal flowers such as spring rape blossoms, summer petunias, hydrangeas, and autumn cosmos can be found at Mother Farm. Strawberry picking, blueberry picking, and sweet potato digging are some of the other activities available. Salvia at Mother Farm, which has 300,000 trees. From early September through mid-October, it is in full flower. 

When to go see: Early September to Mid October

Tottori Flower corridor

Salvia in Japan Tottori Flower corridor
Credit: Japan National Tourism Organization

Tottori Floral Garden is a big flower park with an area equal to around 11 Tokyo Domes. ” Flower Hill ” is a big flower field that changes colour depending on the season, and ” Flowers ” is bordered by flower beds built by the then-director of the famous Dutch park “Keukenhof Park.” It is centred on a huge glass greenhouse called the Flower Dome. Each facility in ” No Valley ” is extremely rewarding. Furthermore, there is a 1km-long covered viewing walkway, so you can enjoy the park without an umbrella even on wet days. It’s a place where you can see roughly 40 different types of salvia and 100,000 different stocks that adorn the park.

Kuju Flower Park

Salvia in Japan Kuju Flower Park
Credit: Kyushu Tourism Organization

Aso National Park’s Kuju Flower Park. It is a flower park set against the backdrop of the Kuju mountain range and Mt. Aso, where you may enjoy magnificent nature. Approximately 500 types and 5 million blooms are in full bloom from April to autumn. At Aya no Oka, you may enjoy the Salvia in Kuju Flower Park. The contrast between the flower field and the mountains in the distance is striking.

Omiya Hananooka Norin Koen

Salvia in Japan Omiya Hananooka Norin Koen
Credit: Nokeshiki Zoshi

Around 33,000 salvias bloom at Omiya Hananooka Norin Koen in Nishi-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture. There are two types of salvia: red flowering bonfire and dark blue salvia. From July through the end of October, you can enjoy it. Salvia flowers with an impressive fiery red colour. The flowering season is unexpectedly long, and most of the spots can be enjoyed until the end of October. It’s a flower you definitely want to see at the end of summer or during the autumn outing season.

When to go see: July to October

What do you think about these flowers in Japan? There are so many different colours, shapes, types, and sizes of flowers, no matter which season you decide to visit Japan, you will sure to be able to find gorgeous Japanese flowers to enjoy!

Find out all about the different flowers in Japan you can enjoy throughout the year here. Check out what, when and where to see these flowers here: Cherry Blossoms, Tulips, Azaleas, Roses, Poppies, Salvia, Hydrangea, Iris, Lavender, Indian Lotus, Sunflowers, Ume and Moss phlox.

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Hey friend!

Just like you, we are foreigners from all around the world.

When we first arrived in Tokyo, we all found this city to be overwhelming, not sure where to begin.

During the years that we have lived here in Japan, we have discovered and visited countless famous tourist attractions as well as unique and underground places.

We are now proud to say that we are experts of Japan and would love to share the knowledge with all of you!

 

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