At Ryosokuin Temple (Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City), a subtemple of Kenninji Temple, the Japanese lantern sedge is in full bloom. The leaves, which have changed color from green to white, decorate the garden, providing a cool feeling to worshippers under the rainy season sky.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.