Flower Database

Japanese wisteria

Basic information
Flower Name
Japanese wisteria
Formal Name
Wisteria floribunda
Alias
藤, Japanese wisteria
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Deciduous vines and shrubs
Comment
Japanese wisteria or Fuji , scientific name:Wisteria floribunda, is a hardy deciduous vine and shrub of the Fabaceae family native to Japan. Hanging racemes (flower clusters) there in early May, sweet fragrance and blooms. One inflorescence with many small flowers and florets of them has butterfly-shaped legume-. Fuji viewing flower vines crawl dedicated shelf in a lattice made with bamboo in Japan, called Fuji Dana (Wisteria), etc., hannging and dwarf to bonsai. Coloration is pale purple flowers of mauve too, to deep purple or white flowers. (Noda Wisteria) Wisteria told Fuji as well, so representative cultivars and Wisteria in Japan. Right as viewed from above, the Wisteria vine, yamafuji (mountain wisteria) is left-handed. Depending on the region in Japan,however in the Spring Flower Sakura → azalea → Fuji followed bloom. Fuji is very Japanese-style atmosphere, so made the Japanese form of "Fuji Musume". geneus name "Wisteria", American researcher of Fuji is named after. Fuji, also native to Chinese wisteria and American wisteria. Like upside-down with the wisteria flowers, the same family Lupinus there.
"Welcome" is it's flower language. The flower bent down from the wisteria treble is swayed by the wind and it depends on the taste of welcoming the traveler.
Generic name: Japanese wisteria, scientific name:Wisteria floribunda , aka: Fuji, Noda fuji, wisteria, Japanese wisteria, living type: deciduous vines and shrubs, vine length: 3 - 30 m bark: gray, Phyllotaxis: palmately lobed leaf: odd pinnately compound leaves, leaf length: 20-30 cm, small leaves: 13-19, small leaf: oblong, leaf length: 5 -10 cm, inflorescence shape: Butterfly-shaped, inflorescence: raceme, squeezing, inflorescence length: 30-200 cm (9 feet Wisteria), petal size: 2 cm, color: purple, white, mauve, peach, Fragrance: Yes, flowering: early may, fruit types: pods, fruit shape: lanceolate fall, fruit length: 17 cm, seed shape: round, flat
Detailed information
Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Wisteria
Species
W. floribunda
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Butterfly
Leaf type
Imparipinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Botanic garden park
Color
Pink, Violet, White
Season
May
Height
300  ~ 3000  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2