Poppy

Generally, varieties that go by the name "poppy" indicate "Iceland poppies", which were discovered by an Arctic expedition team in Siberia in the 18th century.
As with red (common) poppies of the same Papaver genus, they feature petals that are like thin paper.

Peak viewing season

Mid-May to early June

Flower meaning

"Solace", "gratitude"

*The best time to see the flowers may vary depending on the weather conditions.

Flower Walk spots

Poppies Coloring the Heavens, Sainokuni-Fureai-Bokujo (Saitama Petting Farm)

Poppies Coloring the Heavens, Sainokuni-Fureai-Bokujo (Saitama Petting Farm)

As the name implies, approximately 15 million poppies will bloom on this 500-meter elevation plateau. A blanket of brightly colored poppies matched with expansive blue skies overhead creates an absolutely dreamlike scene.

Address

2949-1 Oaza-Sakamoto, Higashi-Chichibumura, Chichibu-gun, Saitama

Access

About a 20-minute ride by shuttle bus from Chichibu Railway's Minano Station (runs on festival day only)

TEL

0494-62-1462

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