Flower NameGardenia radicans
Formal NameG. j. var. radicans
Alias姫梔子, 小梔子, gardenia radicans
Gardenia radicans (scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides var. radicans) is native to East Asia and is an evergreen shrub of the Rubiaceae. It is a variant of ordinary gardenia (common gardenia, scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides). Tree height is lower than gardenia, flowers and leaves are also smaller one size. In the early summer, add a fragrant pure white flower to the divergent inflorescence stretching from the branch. The flower is car shape and the tip is split by 5. There are single flowering and double flowering in flowers. Fruits are used for yellow coloring and traditional Chinese medicine. It is a drawback that the larvae of Osasaka bursa is easy to attach.
Common name:Gardenia radicans, scientific name: Gardenia jasminoides var.radicans, aka: Hime-kuchinashi, Gardenia, Origin: East Asia such as China, Taiwan, Japan etc. Tree height: 30 to 40 cm, flowering period: May to July, Number of petals: 5 to 6, flower diameter: 5 cm, Flower color: white, How to bloom: single and double, fruit season: October to November.
SpeciesG. jasminoides var.radicans
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeGarden Botanic garden
SeasonMay Jun Jul
Height30 ~ 40 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 6