Poetic Name (Mei)
Description / source poetry
"Blossoming through rock, Mt Tokiwa azaleas reveal my true love - My stone lips speak his name not, while my heart longs for him in flowers"
- from the 古今集 Kokinshū.
「岩躑躅」"Rock Azalea" (iwa tsutsuji).
Air Perfumed 'Spring'
Towards the end of spring, the green foliage of the mountains and trees around town glistens in the warm sunshine. ‘Kunpū’ is the early summer breeze that carries the sweet, fresh fragrances of the vibrant foliage.