Monday, September 14, 2009

Higanbana

higanbana (red spider lily)

higanbana (red spider lily)
Higanbana is called red spider lily in English.
"higan" means equinoctial week.
Usually the flowers start to bloom around middle of September.
I took this photo in my town today.

5 comments:

amatamari© said...

Ah magnificent pictures!
The flowers are spectacular but your second picture adds beauty!
Thanks, wonderful autumn time!

White Oleander said...

Beautiful flower. I never seen it before.

Cezar and Léia said...

So beautiful flower and looks like a spider indeed!
Léia ;)

Leif Hagen said...

Lovely flowers! I don't think I've seen ones like that before now! Genki de ne!

Leica麗香 said...

Spider lillies are stunningly beautiful. ^_^ Nice closeup shot.

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