Keshiki means something like “landscape” in japanese and is pronounced kesh-key. The term is used by Kenji Kobayashi in his book to refer to simple “landscape” bonsai that he creates.  

My keshiki come from the same idea.


Japanese bowl repurposed as a pot


Keshiki bonsai no. 51 is the Australian native bottlebrush with pincushion moss and loose stones.

As noted on Wikipedia, “Call-istemon citrinus is a shrub in the family Myrtaceae. It is native to south-eastern Australia.”

Last photo shows an example of a more mature Bottlebrush, from here.






Australian native