How is the national flower decided?
What is the flower that symbolizes Japan?
The first thing that comes to mind is cherry blossoms.
So, this time, I summarized the national flowers, which represent the country.
How do you decide on the national flower?
The method of deciding the national flower differs from country to country, and it can be decided by voting.
Plants in customs and legends
In some cases, the one used as a symbol of the royal family or the imperial family is adopted.
Is it stipulated by law?
It seems that the procedures and laws are not fixed in many countries.
Japan also has no legally determined national flower
Cherry blossoms, which have been popular since ancient times, and chrysanthemums, which are symbols of the imperial family, are used as national flowers.
Other than flowers may be adopted
The national flower is not always a flower,
Agricultural products and trees may be defined as national fruits and trees.
There seems to be no officially defined national flower, but in general
It seems that cherry blossoms or chrysanthemums are often used as flowers that represent Japan.
What kind of flower is the national flower of the world?
"Russia is a sunflower"
Russia produces a quarter of the world's sunflower oil
Russians love sunflower seeds and can easily eat them
It seems to be popular as a snack.
Russians and sunflowers have a deep connection as food
From there, it turned out that it became the national flower of Russia.
"Germany is a cornflower"
Empress Louise fled Berlin when Napoleon invaded Prussia
She allegedly made a wreath of cornflowers to comfort the princes.
She later when her prince became Emperor Wilhelm
Because the memorable cornflower was the emblem of the imperial family
The cornflower came to be called the "emperor's flower" and was later enacted as the national flower.
"India is a lotus"
The lotus flower is a flower of the paradise pure land in Buddhism
It is a plant that expresses Buddhist thought, which is a sacred flower that does not match anything.
Because it has appeared many times as a special symbol in Hinduism
It is a very important plant.
The lotus flower seems to have an important and profound meaning in the life of Indians.
As I've seen in various ways
Things that are familiar to the lives of people in that country
It seems that the national flower is often the one that the people love widely.
Spreading alcohol and food to see the cherry blossoms
The culture of adoring flowers peculiar to Japanese people has taken root for a long time and has been passed down to us today.
By loving the flowers
A little warmth is born in my heart
I think you can relax a little in your busy life.
Look at the flowers on the roadside on your way home from work or when you go out to the city
What is this flower?
It seems good to take a breath.