Lush Canopies of Hundreds of Purple Flowers Erupt from Japan’s Wisteria | Colossal


MAY 23, 2022. GRACE EBERT
Ashikaga Flower Park, Tochigi, Japan. All images © Ryo Tajima

Each spring, the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan, is flooded with bright, blossoming canopies of purple flowers. The area is home to more than 350 wisterias, including one monumental specimen that’s at least 150 years old, and hosts an annual festival that illuminates the lengthy tendrils against the nighttime sky. For the past few years, Ryo Tajima has visited the park, in addition to other locations around the country, to photograph the flowers as they reach peak bloom. His images capture the stunning magnitude of the vines, showing the breadth and density that appear to explode with color.[…]

Ashikaga Flower Park, Tochigi, Japan

 

Saitama, Japan

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