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    Katakuri Asian Fawnlily Colony of Asuke

    Asuke-Area

    Mid-Mar., Late Mar., Early Apr.

    • Katakuri Asian Fawnlily Colony of Asuke

    The Asian Fawnlilies of Asuke are located on slopes of Mt. Iimori facing northwestwards and occupy an area of about 0.5 hectares. Every year between about mid-March to early April it is possible to see the cute blossoms, which open almost all at once starting from a particularly warm day somewhere in the season. Curiously, if it rains or the sky is covered, the flowers do not show their graces.
    Almost at the same time, several other flowers also start to bloom: "Kikuzaki-Ichige" (Anemone pseudoaltaica - although named "Kiku", which means chrysanthemum, it's of the buttercup family), the Navelwort "Yamaruriso" (Omphalodes japonica), Flaccid Anemone "Nirinso" (Anemone flaccida), "Nabewari" (Croomia heterosepala), "Hitori-Shizuka" (Chloranthus japonicus), and in early summer, "Shaga-no-Hana" (Iris japonica). These form the group of "Spring Ephemerals" - perennial varieties that sprout and blossom in spring, dying and receding to their underground parts before summer arrives.

    Basic Information

    Multipurpose toilet

    Souvenirs

    Parking

    Restaurant

    Restrooms

    Address 〒444-2424
    Asuke-cho, Toyota-City
    Fee Free of charge
    Phone number 0565-62-1272 (Asuke Tourist Association)
    Parking lot Korankei parking lot (paid): 500 JPY
    Place Korankei, Asuke-cho (Mt. Iimori)
    Holding time Mid-March to early-April
    *: May change depending on weather conditions.
    Facilities Multi-Purpose Toilet Available
    Food & Refreshments Shops Available
    Gifts & Souvenirs Shops Available
    Access by Public Transportation [Directions from Nagoya]
    ・From Nagoya Station on the Higashiyama subway line, go to Fushimi Station and transfer to the Tsurumai subway line (which connects to the Meitetsu Toyota Line from Akaike). Get off at Meitetsu Toyotashi Station.
    ・From Meitetsu Nagoya Station, take the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line to Chiryu Station. Transfer trains and get off at Meitetsu Toyotashi Station.
    ・From JR Nagoya Station, take the JR Chuo Main Line to Kozoji Station. Transfer to the Aichi Loop Line and get off at Shin-Toyota Station.
    *Click here to check transportation directions and fares in Toyota.
    http://michinavitoyota.jp/portal/map_en.html
    Access by car 15 min. from the Sanage Green Road Chikaraishi Interchange
    20 min. from the Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Toyota-Kanpachi Interchange
    LINK Information at Asuke Tourist Association Web Site (Japanese)