Tag Archives: Hyacinth

Buddha’s Throne… Snow Beneath the Himalayas…

The scientific name is Lamium amplexicaule and the common name is Henbit Deadnettle… Either way, it is beyond me to remember…  Would prefer the Japanese name anytime… Hotoke no za 仏の座, Buddha’s Throne? as derived from the shape of the leaves… … Continue reading

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Flowers to sooth the soul…

This very attractive flower is called Edgeworthia Chrysantha… Was collecting wood for our stove when it caught my eye… In Japanese, it is simply called ‘Mitsu mata’ for the simple fact that the branches almost always split out into threes… Native … Continue reading

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