National, Native and Popular Flowers of Japan
The flag of Japan is called the Hinomaru (rising sun) while the National Anthem for the country is Kimigayo.
National Flower of Japan
The Yellow Chrysanthemum, popularity wise and Japanese Apricot traditionally are said to be the official flowers of Japan. While the Cherry Blossom (Sakura) serves as unofficial national flower of Japan because of the popularity it has in Japanese culture. There are many dozens of different cherry tree varieties in Japan, most of which bloom for just a couple of days in spring, Japanese celebrate that time of the year with Hanami parties under the blooming trees.
Other Native and Popular Flowers of Japan
Mountains, hills and forests cover over two thirds of Japan, while residential and industrial areas account for less than ten percent of land area. Some of the flowers native to Japan are camellia, orchid, Japanese Plum, Japanese Maple, Lotus, Azalia, Willow, Peach, Quince, Magnolia, Kinofuji and Sakura. Providing an increasing percentage of the country's thriving floral industry Australian native flowers are also hot property in Japan, Kangaroo Paw, Wax Flower, Rice Flower and Umbrella Fern all now appear in Japanese homes regularly as a result of the burgeoning market.
Lotus, Sakura, Orchid and Roses are very famous in Japan for the purpose of gifting and decoration. During the Cherry Blossom Viewing parties people greet each others with the bunch of Cherries.
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Online Florists Japan
A few of the major online florists who cater to Japan are Pickupflowers, Tokyo Florist, Pacificool, Flower Nippon, a Seoul based florist delivers choice flowers and gifts to all major cities of Japan. In addition to this, Flower Nippon also provides extra services like courses in Floral Design, Pottery Making etc. For a list of Japan florists who do business online, please visit our page on Online Florists in Japan.
Send Flowers to Japan
The Flower Expert has arrived at a few parameters on which florists can be compared so that the customers can select a good florist who suits their needs. You can go through the comparative analysis of the top florists presented in this table. This comprehensive table will help you decide which florist gives the best service when you want to send flowers to Japan.
Facts about Japan
Japan, a chain of islands off the eastern or Pacific coast of Asia, is a country which is referred by Japanese country as Nihon Koku, Nippon Koku or Nihon or Nippon which mean The Sources of the Sun or The Land of the Rising Sun. Being the second-largest in the world for industrialized, free market economy, Japan is among the largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals and textile, of the world.