Microseason #23 of 72: 紅花栄 “Safflowers bloom” [109/365]

The eighth 節気 “sekki” division of the traditional Japanese calendar is:

‘lesser ripening’ // ‘grain full’ (solar term)

The second “kō” microseason within this division is:

(べにばな さかう)
“benibana sakau”
Safflowers bloom

That makes 紅花栄 the twenty-third microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 26~30 May.

Click here to learn about this subseries

Image credit: Balcony Garden Web.

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