Flower NameFilipendula multijuga
Formal NameFilipendula multijuga
Habitatnorthern hemisphere, such as Japan
Filipendula multijuga or Shimotsukesou (scientific name: Filipendula multijuga) is a perennial of the family Rosaceae, from the temperate zone to the subarctic zone in the northern hemisphere, such as Japan. In Japan, it grows naturally in the mountains of Honshu to Kyushu. From the early summer to the summer, a small red crimson 4-5 valve flowers will bloom in the scattering inflorescence. It is similar to Spiraea japonica (Shimotsuke, scientific name: Spiraea japonica), whereas Spiraea japonica (Shimotsuke) is a tree, whereas Shimotsukesou (Filipendula multijuga) is a herbal as it has 'sow' (grass) in flower name. In addition, while the leaves of Shimotsuke are oval and lanceolate forms, the leaves of Shimotsukesou(Filipendula multijuga) rupture to 5-7 with feather-like compound leaves with palmtop apical lobules. Common items of Shimotsukesou (Filipendula multijuga) are all of the family Rosaceae, and there are uneven saw teeth on the leaf edge. Shimotsukesou(Filipendula multijuga) is similar in flower to Astilbe arendsii of Sorachuaceae.
Generic name: Filipendula multijuga or Shimotsukesou, Scientific name: Filipendula multijuga, Origin: Japan, etc. from the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere to the subarctic zone , Habitat distribution: Japan from Honshu to Kyushu, environment: mountains, grass length: 50 to 100 cm, leaves: root leaves and stems and leaves, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape: odd feathered compound leaves, inflorescence form: discrete inflorescence / , Flower color: peach color, pink color, white, petal: round with 5, number of stamens: large, flower diameter: 0.4 to 0.5 cm, calyx piece: dish type and 4, 5 pieces of splinters are warped, flowering period: June to 8 Moon, fruit type: baguede.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf typeImparipinnate-Compound Leaf
Flowering placeLow mountain Sub-high mountain
ColorRed, Pink, White
SeasonJun Jul Aug
Height50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter0.4 ~ 0.5