Spiraea dasyantha

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    Spiraea dasyantha @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden
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    Spiraea dasyantha @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Spiraea dasyantha
Formal Name
Spiraea dasyantha
Alias
Japanese Spirea
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Small shrub

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What is Spiraea dasyantha

Spiraea dasyantha,Japanese Spirea, or Ibuki shimotsuke (scientific name: Spiraea dasyantha) is a small shrub of the family Rosaceae native to Japan. This plant produces a number of hemispherical flowers similar to those of Kodemari (Spiraea cantoniensis) in a corymbs inflorescence that extends from the tip of the stem. The flowers are round and white with small five-petaled flowers that are fragrant. The Japanese name 'Ibuki shimotsuke' is based on the fact that it is called Shimotsuke (scientific name: Spiraea japonica), which was first discovered in Mt. Ibuki. The flowering season is from May to June, and it blooms earlier than Shimotsuke (S. japonica).

general name: Japanese Spirea, scientific name: Spiraea dasyantha, origin: Japan, Habitat: Japan, environment: limestone cliffs, living type: small shrubs, tree height: 100-150 cm, bark: gray-Brown, leaf quality stiff leaf ovoid-oblong, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf length: 4 cm, leaf width: 2 cm, leaf margin is: serrated, asymmetric flower and inflorescence type: corymbs, Inflorescence length: 3 cm, flower color: white, flower diameter:0.5~0.7 cm, flowering period: May-June: petals five, fruit: bag fruits, fruit length:0.2 cm, season: July-August.

Detailed information

Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Spiraea
Species
S. dasyantha
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Sub-high mountain
Color
White
Season
MayJun
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.7

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