Lampion flower…..Japanese lantern


While walking through my brother’s wintery garden in Germany I discovered this precious plant, called Lampion flower. It’s been given several names like winter cherry or Japanese- and Chinese Lantern.


It likes to grow at winter times in a frosty climate, it’s very fragile and feels like silky paper.



Large orange to red papery , which resembles paper lanterns.


In Japan it’s seeds are used as part of the Bon festival as offerings to guide the souls of deceased.


After it’s full blooming, the Lampion flower changes  into a beautiful withered skeleton.


Usually it’s fruit is hidden inside, but not seen in this one.


” Photography helps people to see”

                                                        – Berenice Abbott

Enjoy what you see.

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In my photography work I thrive to capture the soul of the moment. I let my images speak the language of stillness and vibration, with that I leave my audience to find their own reflections and emotions. My approach in my work is to lead other's to their own imagination and freedom of dreams. I invite you to visit my web site
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7 Responses to Lampion flower…..Japanese lantern

  1. Sumith says:

    Beautiful capture!!

  2. Wendy Lopez says:

    Thank you so much…. Very beautiful….

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