Spring: In March and April you'll see cherry blossoms and azalea, and in May come the irises.
Summer: June is the start of hydrangea season, and at night you'll see fireflies. In July and August you'll see crape-myrtle.
Autumn: There are migrating birds in the autumn months. The foliage is breathtaking.
Winter: In December, Camellia sasanqua, a species native to Japan. January ushers in the plum blossoms. From February to March you'll see the camellias Chinzanso is famous for. Snow in the winter makes the garden look like an ink brush drawing.