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Chichibu Red Buttercups, Ryokami, Ogano

24 Feb

Another favourite place! The “fukujuso” or yellow buttercups are flowering at Mt. Azumaya, Ryokami, Ogano, just behind Ryokami Michinoeki, also called “yakushi-no-yu onsen”. The Robai (“wintersweet”) were also in flower and their fragrance was divine. There are also a a few “Chichibu-beni” red buttercups which the local council is trying to propagate. Move over winter, spring is here. Yey!

Let’s start with yellow!

buttercups at Mt. Azumaya

buttercups at Mt. Azumaya

dear adorable buttercups

dear adorable buttercups

 

Chichibu-beni red buttercups I wonder why

Chichibu-beni red buttercups I wonder why

Chichibu-beni red buttercups at Mt. Azumaya. They flower a little later than the yellow buttercups. dsc00516

See Mt. Buko in the distance.

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In the buttercup season the local council opens up this old house as a resting spot.

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And just to brighten things up, more buttercups:

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Come and visit my instagram (neezie1608) for a short video clip.

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