Flower NameThunberg's meadowsweet
Formal NameSpiraea thunbergii
Alias雪柳, Thunberg's meadowsweet, 小米花, Baby's breath spirea, Thunberg spirea, Yuki-yanagi
MorphHardy deciduous shrub
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeGarden park
Height100 ~ 200 [cm]
Diameter0.8 ~ 1