Stock photo of Heloniopsis orientalis Japanese woodland flowering plant. Commonly known as the Oriental Swamp Pink and found in east Asia. Heloniopsis orientalis is characterized by a bright pink flower cluster that blooms in early spring. It is a unique flowering plant and can be seen throughout Japanese woodlands growing beside streams and rivers or wherever there is a deluge of water. In temperate wetland areas and the flower stem can extend to one foot or more depending on growing conditions.