Flower Database

Thunberg's meadowsweet

Basic information
Flower Name
Thunberg's meadowsweet
Formal Name
Spiraea thunbergii
Alias
雪柳, Thunberg's meadowsweet, 小米花, Baby's breath spirea, Thunberg spirea, Yuki-yanagi
Habitat
Japan, China 
Morph
Hardy deciduous shrub
Comment
Thunberg's meadowsweet, scientific name:Spiraea thunbergii , is a hardy deciduous shrub of the genus Spiraea of family Rosaceae native to Japan and China. Branches of the Willows in spring bloom, small white flower of a grain. In umbels florets with 4-7 prefixed. Aggregate fruit consisting of five bags fruits in early summer. Flower names are named from the snow in the Willows landed like grass. Similar to branch to the densely populated in the same Department of congeneric white florets Reeve's spiraea (Kodemari, scientific name:Spiraea cantoniensis) and Bridalwreath spirea(Shizimibana, scientific name:Spiraea prunifolia) .
Common name: Thunberg's meadowsweet , scientific name:Spiraea thunbergii, also known as: Yuki-yanagi, thuberg spirea, baby's breath spirea, origin: Japan and China, Habitat: Tohoku and Kyushu, bark: Brown-dark gray, height: 1-2 m, leaf: alternate, narrow lanceolate, phyllotaxis, leaf edges: sharp serrated Inflorescence type: umbel, flower: March-April, flower color: White / Pink (rare), flower diameter:0.8-1cm, petal number: 5, number of stamens: 20, fruit shape: bag fruits, fruiting period: May to June.
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Spiraea
Species
S. thunbergii
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden park
Color
White
Season
Mar Apr
Height
100  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
0.8  ~ 1