Canna is a representative plant of summer in Japan, and its vivid colors suite the summer with bright sunlight and clear blue sky.
|Crinum asiaticum （ハマユウ）|
|Hibiscus hamabo （ハマボウ） is native in our area, and there is a huge cluster along the river close to the sea in our neighborhood.|
|Hibiscus mutabilis （フヨウ） is very popular and widely grown in Japanese gardens.|
|Hibiscus syriacus （ムクゲ） is also very popular in Japan.|
Nerium oleander var. indicum is another popular garden trees in Japan. It grows to 2 to 3 meters of width and hight, and is usually planted in a large area. Red or white color is common.
|Nerium oleander var. indicum （キョウチクトウ）|
Salvia guaranitica is frequently found in the meadow in our neighborhood. I like this blue color.
|Salvia guaranitica （メドウセージ）|