Kiijorohototogisu Flowers at Fushiogami-oji(Fushiogami-oji no kiijorohototogisu)


"Lady Flowers" Blooming along the Ancient Route

Kiijorohototogisu (Tricyrtis macranthopsis) is an endangered plant species indigenous to the Kii Peninsula. It has beautiful yellow bell-shaped flowers, and is called a “Lady Flower.” It is very rare to find this plant growing in the wild. Here at Fushiogami-oji, the flowers are grown over stone walls.


Fushiogami, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City (Fushiogami-oji)
Season / Time zone
Autumn(September - October) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy Others
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


3.6 km (about 1 hour on foot) from Hosshinmon-oji. Climb up 3.3 km from Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine (about 1 hr. 30 min. on foot). About 10 min. by car from Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine.

Recommended spot

Tsugizakura-Oji Shrine > Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine