Flower Database

Reeve's spiraea

Basic information
Flower Name
Reeve's spiraea
Formal Name
Spiraea cantoniensis
Alias
小手毬, 手毬花
Habitat
China 
Morph
cold-resistant deciduous shrub
Comment
Reeve's spiraea,, scientific name: Spiraea cantoniensis, is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub of the Rosaceae family, native to China.
In spring to early summer, many small white flowers are gathered together and bloom on the entire flexible branch. The standing figure is a natural form of stock standing. The leaves are in the shape of a pointed boat. In the autumn, flower buds are attached to well-grown branches, and it overwinters and blooms the next year. Many small white petals with a diameter of about 1 cm are gathered together and formed into a hemispherical shape.
The flower name was given because the flower appearance resembled a small hand-cage. It is used for garden planting, large containers, and cut flowers. The following are flowers that have many similar white florets in spring, belonging to the same genus.
Thunberg's meadowsweet (Yukiyanagi, scientific name: Spiraea thunbergii) blooms white flowers longitudinally like a willow. Bridalwreath spirea (Shizimibana, scientific name: Spiraea prunifolia)blooms white flowers shaped like a conch.
Common name: Reeve's spiraea, scientific name: Spiraea cantoniensis, also known as: Kodemari,Origin: China Life style: Natural tree-shaped cold-resistant deciduous shrubs, stock standing, tree height: 100 to 200 cm, leaf shape: boat-shaped and pointed, leaf length: 3 cm, leaf edge: serrated, flowering stage: April to May , Flower color: white, flower diameter: 1 cm, inflorescence diameter: 5 cm, flowering method: single, double, breed: Yaeco de Mari, Kinba kode mari, etc. Applications: garden planting, large container, cut flower, breeding method: cuttings, cultivation environment: Sunlight and well-drained area, features: cold, dry, disease-resistant.
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Spiraea
Species
S. cantoniensis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Wide-Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
White
Season
Apr May
Height
100  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1