Giant sidewalk sunflowers in full bloom

These giant sidewalk sunflowers are in full bloom and towering over the pedestrians. I am amazed by their height, and the cheer they bring to this marginal space between the sidewalk and street in Sendagaya. They are much taller now than just a few weeks ago.


  1. I love this post – ‘reminds’ me of Tokyo 30 years from now….the overgrown/semi-rural feel is something I’ve been noticing in the suburb where I live. We’ve had a lot of big-box developments pop up lately (electronics stores, food courts etc) but the landscaping is half planned/half overrun with volunteers, weeds, tall grasses and wildflowers….

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