Not only hydrangeas but also 5,000 irises at Hondoji temple, Chiba

Lady Akiyama was a daughter of Lord Torayasu Akiyama (Kai Takeda family), and became a concubine for 1st Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa when she was 15-year-old, and had a Ieyasu’s fifth son Nobuyoshi Takeda who became a lord of Kogane in 1590. She died in October 6th 1591 here Kogane.

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