Flower Database

Spiraea japonic

Basic information
Flower Name
Spiraea japonic
Formal Name
Spiraea japonica
Alias
木下野, Japanese Spirea
Habitat
Japan
Morph
cold-resistant deciduous shrub
Comment
Spiraea japonic, Japanese Spirea,Spiraea japonica, the Japanese meadowsweet,Korean spiraea or Shimotsuke ,(Scientific name: Spiraea japonica) is native to Japan, and is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub in the Rosaceae family. The leaves are egg-shaped and alternate with each other. In late spring to summer, the inflorescence is extended from the branches and small pink pentapetaled flowers bloom in a hemispherical shape. In addition to pink, there are deep red to white flowers. It is a flower with a Japanese style, and similar flowers, Shinohana( Scientific name: Filipendula multijuga) . Wild wildflowers (F. multijuga) are herbaceous and the leaves are palm-like like autumn leaves.
General name: Spiraea japonic, Japanese Spirea,Spiraea japonica, the Japanese meadowsweet,Korean spiraea or Shimotsuke, Scientific name: Spiraea japonica, Origin: Japan, Tree height: 30 ( Dwarf varieties) to 100 cm, flower color: deep red / pink / white, flower diameter: 0.4 to 0.6 cm, flowering stage: May to July, leaf blade: 3 to 8 cm, leaf width: 2 to 6 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Spiraea
Species
S. japonic
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
30  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
0.4  ~ 0.6