|I didn't really think much of plants until I started looking at plants on Instagram. It may seem a big measly but Instagram has opened my eyes to the world of plants. It showed me their beauty and exoticness. The plant that started it all is this plant I found while browsing Instagram. It made me so fascinated about the species. I've spent countless hours looking around for the species of plant, but I've failed to find it. All I know about the plant is that it's most likely native to Japan, and it was featured in a wild grass exhibition. All help is appreciated.
|Am I right that there are 2 plants in the picture? Or are those pretty little flowers actually part of the whole plant?
Also, if you can find it again on Instagram, it looks like there's an option to translate. Did you try that?
It reminds me of a Ligularia, but as there are many, I don't know which one. And I noticed that on Instagram someone used the hashtag #bonsai. That would make sense because Ligularias are large.
|Its a wild ginger - Asarum sp.. I texted DD#1 to ask her if she could translate.|
|Here is DD's translation:
The people of the metropolitan government Tonogayato garden have the established custom of a “mountain village wildflowers exhibition” (this is) my friend tokyo_koganei_city’s sponsorship “meeting ancient village plants”.
“Mountain village wildflowers” is unusual because exhibitions of mountain/field plants are rare.
This is 21 days. (long, I guess?)
The picture is “senkakukan-ai”. (Almost positive it is some sort of love but the character meanings are unclear.)
Tonogayato garden is designated (by Japan) as a location of scenic beauty.
From me: Tonogayato Garden photos are worth looking at - gorgeous!.
|Thank you so much! I'm very grateful that you took time out of your day to help me. My search is finally concluded thanks to you. I also thank you for getting it translated for me. Google and the auto translate didn't translate it correctly for me.|