Flower

Flower Guide – Pretty Flowers

Rebun is an island of flowers where you can see alpine plants at sea level that elsewhere you might only be able to see at altitudes of 1,500 to 2,000 meters. There are many flowers exclusively seen here with the suffix “Rebun” in their Japanese name. About 300 kinds of lovely alpine plants start blooming in spring.

10 Flower Selections in Rebun

Learn about the flowers indigenous to Rebun. Ten representative flowers selected from many alpine plants are introduced here.
  • Ezo-no-hakusan-ichige (Anemone narcissiflora var. sachalinensis)
    Ezo-no-hakusan-ichige (Anemone narcissiflora var. sachalinensis)
  • Rebun-kozakura (Primula modesta var. matsumurae)
    Rebun-kozakura (Primula modesta var. matsumurae)
  • Miyama-odamaki (Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila)
    Miyama-odamaki (Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila)
  • Rebun-atsumori-so (Cypripedium marcanthum var. rebunense)
    Rebun-atsumori-so (Cypripedium marcanthum var. rebunense)
  • Rebun-hana-shinobu (Polemonium caeruleum ssp. yezoense var,laxiflorum f. insulare)
    Rebun-hana-shinobu (Polemonium caeruleum ssp. yezoense var,laxiflorum f. insulare)
  • Rebun-kinbai-so (Trollius ledebourii var. polysepalus)
    Rebun-kinbai-so (Trollius ledebourii var. polysepalus)
  • Rebun-usu-yuki-so (Leontopodium discolor)
    Rebun-usu-yuki-so (Leontopodium discolor)
  • Rebun-shio-gama (Pedicularis chamissonis var. japonica f.fauriaei)
    Rebun-shio-gama (Pedicularis chamissonis var. japonica f.fauriaei)
  • Chishima-rindo (Gentianella auriculata)
    Chishima-rindo (Gentianella auriculata)
  • Chishima-fu-u-ro (Geranium erianthum)
    Chishima-fu-u-ro (Geranium erianthum)