The month of Ajisai
Ajisai (hydrangea) bloom from May – July in different regions in Japan and light up Japan’s rainy season. Blooming times vary from year to year. Ajisai has many color variation from pink, yellow, blue, purple, white, green, or red. Ajisai are planted everywhere in Kamakura. Hase Temple and Tokeiji Temple in Kamakura has excellent Ajisai gardens. The hillside of Hase Temple is covered by 1,000 of Ajisai flowers. Meigetsu-in Temple is also known as an Ajisai Temple. Don’t let these rainy season bother your travel. Make sure to see the art of nature which only presents itself in the Tsuyu rain.