February 15, 2009

Peony Garden in Ueno Park (1)

peony garden
We call this garden "Botanen".
This garden is in the precincts of ueno toshogu shrine that is located in ueno park.
It is open twice in every year. (winter and spring)
We can see many kind of peony flowers in the garden.
Especially, the graden is known as the place we can see winter peony in Tokyo.

peony garden
peony garden
peony garden
peony garden
peony garden
peony garden

To be continued.


(Note)
These photos were taken on February 10, 2009.

8 comments:

Malyss said...

An other piece of paradise to me... Lovely umbrella!

PinkPanthress said...

What is the white Vessel on the red-clothed Table for?

nobu said...

PinkPanthress;
They burn charcoal in it to warm.
and we can rest to sit on the red clothed benche.

SandraD. said...

Peonies are so beautiful and fragrant. We cannot grow them here in Southern California (and if you buy them at a flower shop they are very expensive) it does not get cold enough! How lucky you are to see them growing.

PinkPanthress said...

@ nobu
Thank you for the info! :)

Marc said...

Those flowers seem to be extremely well cared for and rightly so.

Edson said...

nobu San, sorry for keep insisting but do you know if its still possible to see peonies at ueno this time of the year (end of may-begining of june) Thanks.

nobu said...

Hello Edison, thanks for your commednt.
Acoording to home page of Tosyogu shrine,for winter peony, the garden open from January first to around middle of February.
and for spring peony, the garden open from around middle of April to around middle of May.
(those can move because of weather conddition)

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