1.Family crest of Akechi Mitsuhide
A flower called balloon flower (Kikyo)
Small, lovely balloon flowers bloom again in the following year. It was a popular choice for family crest designs since these pretty flowers have the ability to withstand harsh conditions.
What is balloon flower (Kikyo)?
- A type of wild flower from East Asia, Balloon flower is highly tolerant against cold weather; its leaves may fall off, but its roots can still survive through snowy period.
Castle's name that stamp this family crest