Microseason #29 of 72: 菖蒲華 “Irises bloom” [116/365]

The tenth 節気 “sekki” division of the traditional Japanese calendar is:

夏至
(げし)
“geshi”
summer solstice

The second “kō” microseason within this division is:

菖蒲華
(あやめ はな さく)
“ayame hana saku”
Irises bloom

That makes 菖蒲華 the twenty-ninth microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 27 June ~ 1 July.


Click here to learn about this subseries


Image credit: Gardenia.net.

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