Burst of color from bulbs next to Joystep


These bright flowers have popped up all around my apartment building. They look like spring bulbs but they bloom in early September, with the petals closing at night. I like how they are next to the Joystep, the ubiquitous Tokyo contraption for turning a sidewalk curb into a ramp.


  1. This is not a spontaneous specie in Italy, I bought few bulbs years ago and I grow them in my small garden in Northern Italy.

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