September 08, 2019

Japanese Beautyberry

Hirano-jinja Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyōto
FUJIFILM X100F
平野神社(京都市北区平野宮本町)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Callicarpa japonica, commonly known as East Asian beautyberry or Japanese beautyberry, is a plant in the mint family. It is a deciduous shrub, that is most notable for producing purple drupes (its "berries") in the fall. The flowers can range from pink to white. This species is native to China, Japan, Korea, Ryukyu Islands, and Taiwan. It considered to be a common species in Japan.It is cultivated as an ornamental tree, and it is very popular in gardens and parks. The fruits are not edible for humans, but provide food for birds and deer. The leaves can be used to make herbal tea.

September 07, 2019

Red Spider Lily

Hirano-jinja Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyōto
FUJIFILM X100F
平野神社(京都市北区平野宮本町)

August 30, 2019

White Spider Lily

Hirano-jinja Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyōto
FUJIFILM X100F
平野神社(京都市北区平野宮本町)

Perfect for the late summer garden, White Spider Lily (Lycoris albifloris) is a bulbous perennial boasting eye-catching umbels of 6-8 glistening white flowers, adorned with elegantly curled petals and exceptionally long stamens.

August 29, 2019

Whisky Bottles

Highball Bar 1923, Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto
FUJIFILM X100F
ハイボールバー1923(京都市下京区四条通小橋東入る)

July 08, 2019

Lily of the Nile

Hirano-jinja Shrine, Kita-ku, Kyōto
FUJIFILM X100F
平野神社(京都市北区平野宮本町)

Native to South Africa, Agapanthus are such flamboyant and exotic-looking perennials that it is impossible not to love them! Easy to grow, pest and disease free, they feature showy, rounded clusters of funnel-like flowers on stiff, upright stalks atop clumps of beautiful. long, shiny leaves.