Japanese andromeda

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    Japanese andromeda @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

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    Japanese andromeda @ Tonogayato Gardens

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    Japanese andromeda @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

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    Japanese andromeda @ Kiba Park

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    Japanese andromeda @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Japanese andromeda
Formal Name
Pieris japonica subsp. japonica
Alias
Pieris japonica
Habitat
Japan and China
Morph
hardy evergreen shrubs and small trees

Comment

Japanese andromeda (scientific name:Pieris japonica subsp. japonica) is a hardy Evergreen shrub native to Japan Ericaceae. From winter to spring extends from the scape racemes white urn-shaped flowers give numerous Tufts. Japanese name "Ashibi" and also read as well as the famous song magazine published during the Meiji era. Leaf quality is hard, glossy and leaf color is dark green, oval-shaped, bundles on a branch only. Flower pot style similar to Lily of the Valley and enkianthus in Tip 5 lobed and drooping, and blooms. Depending on the symptoms and grass-eating animals, such as horses and deer eat flowers name poison, drunk. Bearing fruit is begining to fall. Uses alcove used wood garden and bonsai trees. 

Generic name: Japanese andromeda,scientific name:Pieris japonica subsp. japonica, aka: Andromeda, Pieris, origin: Japan, China, living type: deciduous shrubs, height: 200-500 cm, bark: gray, Brown, leaf blade: 5 cm, leaf margin: shallow serrations of the flower: white (is pink dawn horticultural varieties of Andromeda), long:0.7~1cm flowers, flowering period: February-may, fruiting period: September-October, Fruit diameter:0.5~0.6cm

Detailed information

Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Pieris
Species
P. japonica
Meanings
Pure love
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Urn
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Pink, White
Season
FebMarAprMay
Height
150 ~ 400 [cm]
Diameter
0.7 ~ 1

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