Gaultheria mucronata

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    Gaultheria mucronata @ Daio Wasabi Farm
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    Gaultheria mucronata @ Daio Wasabi Farm

Basic information

Flower Name
Gaultheria mucronata
Formal Name
Gaultheria mucronata
Alias
prickly heath, Pernettya
Habitat
South America
Morph
cold-resistant evergreen shrub and alpine plants

Comment

Gaultheria mucronata or prickly heath (Scientific name: Gaultheria mucronata) is native to South America and is a cold-resistant evergreen shrub and alpine plants of the family Ericaceae . In the spring to early summer, a plurality of white bell-shaped florets are bunched downwards. The fruit which becomes after flowers is pretty and popular with red, white, pink, purple shiny spherical shape.

Common name: Gaultheria mucronata, Scientific name: Gaultheria mucronata, syn. Pernettya mucronata, aka: prickly heath, Place of origin: South America Flower color: white, flowering period: May-June, flower shape: bell-shaped, how to bloom: flower color: flower color: flower color: flower color: Blooming period: October to January of next year, fruit diameter: 1 cm, fruit shape: spherical shape, fruit quality: glossy, fruit color: red, white, pink, purple, breeding method: cutting.

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Gaultheria
Species
G. mucronata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Alpine
Color
White
Season
JanOctNovDec
Height
50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.5

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