Hokkaido Flower Information
The best season for seeing lavender in Hokkaido is the beginning and middle of July. Lavender blooms with small purple flowers, and its aroma is famous for its relaxation properties. In Hokkaido, the mecca of lavender is the Furano area. Nakafurano Town, which houses Farm Tomita, in particular is very special. In 1958, the founder of Farm Tomita started to grow lavender and it has spread ever since. There are many everyday goods or souvenirs using lavender oil or flowers available at the farm, as well as different foods. Lavender soft ice cream is one of them. There are also some well-known spots for seeing lavender in Sapporo.