Japan

The Japan Rose Society

President - Mr. Yasuhiro Nakasone (Former Prime Minister of Japan)
#A-103 Bell Heim Kuhonbutsu
7-19-14 Okusawa
Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
158-0083 Japan
Tel: +81 3-3702-9413
Fax: +81 3-3702-9414
Email: rose-society@mx2.ttcn.ne.jp
http://www.barakai.com
Chief Executive Director - Dr. Takeo Nagata

The Japan Rose Society was founded in 1948 and became a a public-interest corporation authorized by the Prime Minister, on April 1, 2012. The purposes of the Society are to encourage people to plant roses throughout the country, to preserve a pleasant environment, and to promote the exchange of information on roses among rose lovers of the world.

The Japan Rose Society conducts International Rose Trials every year in cooperation with Metropolitan Metropolis at the Jindai Botanical Garden. It publishes a journal every two months, Rose Letter, and an Annual Report for members. It also gives national and local Rose Exhibitions in spring and in autumn. A unique activity of the Society is to provide a newly bred rose for its members every spring.

Fees:
Regular members - ¥ 10,000 annually
Nurseries and Distributors - ¥ 30,000 annually
Corporate - ¥ 100,000 annually
Overseas members - Please contact the office

When the Roses Bloom

Area & First Bloom Date Main Bloom Date
Hokkaido Region (the northernmost large island) - Spring bloom - Mid June End of June - Beginning of July
Hokkaido Region- Autumn bloom - Mid September End of September
Tohoku Region (the northern areas of the main island) - Spring bloom - Mid June End of June
Tohoku Region - Autumn bloom - End of September Beginning of October
Kanto (Tokyo and surrounding areas) and Chubu (Central) Regions - Spring bloom - Mid May End of May
Kanto Chubu Regions - Autumn bloom - Mid October End of October
Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto and surrounding areas) - Spring bloom - Early May Mid May
Kansai Region - Autumn bloom - Beginning of October Mid October
Chugoku Region (the southwestern areas of the main island) and Shikoku (the large island south of the Chugoku Region) - Spring bloom - Beginning of May Mid May
Chugoku-Shikoku Region - Autumn bloom - Early October Mid October
Kyushu Region (the westernmost large island) - Spring bloom - Beginning of May Mid May
Kyushu Region - Autumn bloom - Beginning of October Mid October

Calendar of Rose Events - 2017

DATE
SITE
C-convention
F-festival
L-lecture
M-meeting
R-rose show
S-seminar
T-trials
ORGANIZED BY
COMMENT
Early May - early June Approximately 70 local areas R Regional Rose Societies Spring Rose Shows
Middle of May Eastern parts of Japan R Regional Rose Societies Spring Rose Shows
May 12-17 Seibu Dome,
Tokorozawa City,
Saitama, Pref.
R
L
International Rose & Gardening Show Committee &
JRS
19th International Rose & Gardening Show
Contact:
rose.society@mx2.ttcn.ne.jp
May - November Flower Festival Commemorative Park,
Gifu
T Hana no Miyako Gifu Center for the Promotion of Flower and Greenery 14th Gifu International Rose Competition
Contact: Gifu International Rose Competition Secretariat
Tel: +81-574-63-7373
May - November Echigo Hillside Park,
Nagaoka City, Niigata Pref.
T Echigo Hillside Park Management Center 8th International Fragrant Rose Contest
Contact:
Fax: +81-258-47-800
Early June Central parts of Japan R Regional Rose Societies Spring Rose Shows
End of June Setagaya-ku,
Tokyo
M JRS Annual Council Meeting
Contact:
rose.society@mx2.ttcn.ne.jp
September - November Approximately 70 local areas R Regional Rose Societies Autumn Rose Shows
May - October Jindai Shokubutsu Botanical Garden Tokyo T JRS
(JRC Committee)
Japan Rose Concours (International Rose Trials)
Contact: JRS
rose.society@mx2.ttcn.ne.jp
TBA Shinjuku
Tokyo
R JRS &
Jindai Shokubutsu Botanical Garden
Autumn Rose Show
Contact:
rose.society@mx2.ttcn.ne.jp
Note:Before visiting these events, please email the JRS Secretariat to confirm there are no changes to the schedule.