2015 89th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition– Part 1 Continued

Again with the photos!

Valavanis Bonsai Blog


Sunday was the busiest day of the exhibition. There was about a 45 minute wait to get inside. We were at the museum just before the opening at 9:30 am and still had to wait a considerable time, which was well worth the time. Even when we left several hours later there was a line, but a bit shorter than earlier.
Sargent juniper, Juniperus chinensis var. Sargentii ‘Itoigawa’
Shishigashira Japanese maple, Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’
Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii
Pearl Bush, Enkianthus perulatus. An uncommon species trained for bonsai, usually used as hedges.
Ezo spruce, Picea glehnii
Of course it was way to busy to even consider photographing the trees with thousands of people, so as usual we returned about 3pm in the afternoon and easily walked in. The crowd was thinning out and by the time we left, just after 4pm the exhibition was empty, except for all the…

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