Incredibly beautiful flower Shiba – zakura, or simply herbal cherry, blooms in Japan in spring. The natural carpet of pink, white, reddish colors attract many local and foreign visitors to the the foot of mountain Fuji, where some Shiba resorts are located. The total area of colorful fields is about 16,500 square meters.
Phlox subulata, or Moss Phlox, Moss Pink, Mountain Phlox is an evergreen perennial creeper growing to a height of 6 inches and covering a 20-inch-wide (510 mm) area. The small, five-petaled flowers bloom in rose, mauve, blue, white, or pink in late spring to early summer. It is native to North America, and now also popularly cultivated in Japan.
Silene acaulis, moss campion, or Cushion Pink is a small mountain-dwelling wildflower that is common all over the high arctic and tundra in the higher mountains of Eurasia and North America, (south to the Alps, Carpathians, southern Siberia, Pyrenees, British Isles, Faeroe Islands, Rocky Mountains). It is an evergreen perennial.