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An Invitation to an Extraordinary Bonsai Occasion – Stone Lantern

Right this moment’s images are from the Omiya Bonsai Artwork Museum. They’re a part of a Particular Exhibition in honor of the upcoming a centesimal anniversary of the Omiya Bonsai Village. All of the captions featured listed below are direct quotes from the Museum’s descriptions with every photograph. 

“This work is “Ishitsuki-Bonsai” created by Tomio Yamada, the 4th technology of Seiko-en in Omiya Bonsai Village. It’s made by rooting Japanese White Pine on a singular round stone.”


“This group planting consists of Korean hornbeam, which grows naturally in components of Japan and Korea. This piece was created fifty years in the past by Teruo Kurosu, grasp of the Shosetsu-en Bonsai Backyard, who educated on the Toju-en Bonsai Backyard situated within the Omiya Bonsai Village. The a number of trunks radiating from the primary trunk create the scene of a grove of recent inexperienced bushes. Hanging scroll: Moon and Silver Grass (painted by Shoei Watanabe)”

“Gallery 5 Aka-matsu, Japanese Crimson Pine

This bonsai reveals a skinny, versatile rising trunk. This model is known as “Bunjingi”, or Literary Fashion, as a result of “Bunjin”, or literary individuals, have been keen on this model. Inside an air of agility, the bonsai’s general impression is drawn collectively by the department that grows decrease from the upper a part of the tree.”

“Gallery 3 Hime-ringo, Chinese language Crab Apple

The crab apple is understood amongst apple bushes for the innumerable fruit they naked. Throughout the flowering season in April, it blooms near-white pink flowers, and from June to July, it bears guail-egg-sized fruits. In autumn, the brilliant pink fruits are much more sensible when leaves fall off.“


“Gallery 1 Yama-momiji, Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum

The soundness of the foundation base and the symmetry of the branches on this Japanese maple impress a way of calmness on the viewer. The luxurious foliage accentuates the fantastic thing about this work.”

“Gallery3 Hatsuyuki-kazura, Star Jasmine

Because the white trunk reveals its robust curves, every department bears a well-balanced flush of leaves. Hatsuyuki (actually that means first snow) is so referred to as due to the white spots discovered on its leaves, which presently of the 12 months are pale pink coloring, including to the bonsai’s beautiful allure.”

“Shin Room Goyo-matsu, Japanese White Pine

The trunk, sporting its highly effective twists, grows upward with a wealthy vitality that produces a way of  liveliness all through the bonsai whereas the backward rising branche of this piece add three-dimensional impact to it.

Hanging scroll: Seisho Tajushoku (calligraphy by Sobin Yamada) (E-174)

Facet Alcove: Chojubai, Flowering Quince, Chaenomeles japonica ‘Chojubai’”

“Shin Room Goyo-matsu, Japanese White Pine, Pinus parviflora

Even amongst imposing chokkan, or straight-trunk model, bonsai, this piece stands out due to the way in which its trunk tapers because it rises from the bottom, giving the viewer the impression of trying up at a tall, full-sized tree.

Hanging scroll: Shoju Sen-nen no Midori(calligraphy by Sokushu Akiyoshi)(E-083)

Alcove: Fuchi-so, Japanese Forest Grass.” 

“Shin Room Goyo-matsu named Sokaku, Japanese White Pine

The identify “Sokaku” actually means paired cranes. With its peak, and white vertical part it’s a beautiful bonsai. The tops of the 2 trunks develop thick with needles and tackle the type of two cranes holding their heads collectively, which is the place the identify of this tree comes from.”
From the Museum’s caption. 

“A dragonfly got here to see our bonsai.” 

“Within the bonsai backyard, normally 60-70 bonsai are on show.”



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