A couple on Monday taking a picture in a field of fireweed, or Kochia scoparia, at the Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka, about 130km from Tokyo, Japan. Fireweed is a grass bush that takes on a bright red colour in autumn.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2018, with the headline 'Japan's fireweed blazes in autumn glory'. Print Edition | Subscribe
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