Takane Ruby flowers were blooming, painting the whole area in pink to red.
The color of the flowers deepens from pale pink to ruby red with the time.
The only place Takane Ruby is cultivated in Nara is Sanyaso no Sato in Mitani of Yamato Highlands, Sakurai city. Sanyaso no Sato is a NPO which purchased neglected “satoyama,” which is the mostly disappeared Japanese settlement pattern of living in upland valleys and cultivating lower slopes, and works for its conservation with experimental trials.
|Polygonum thunbergii, or 溝蕎麦|
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