Camellia japonica, known as "Sarasouju", which is mentioned in the Tale of the Heike, is in full bloom at Torin-in, a sub-temple of Myoshin-ji Temple in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City. White flowers fall in the mossy garden, pleasing the eyes of the worshipers.

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