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Motif Information
Motif Churippu 01.jpg
Rōmaji Chūrippu
English Tulip
Kanji None
Kana チューリップ
Season Spring
Seasonal Exceptions None
Auspicious No
Motif Type Flower

Chūrippu were first introduced to Japan at the end of the Edo period. Their cultivation became widespread during the Meiji period and during the Taisho period they were grown for re-export. Today, Niigata and Toyama prefectures are best known for their cultivation of chūrippu flowers and bulbs.

Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings

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Motif Connotations & Symbolism

Common Motif Pairings

Chūrippu remains an "exotic" Western motif and is seldom paired with other motifs.

Identification & Style Variations

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