Flower Database

Enkianthus perulatus

Basic information
Flower Name
Enkianthus perulatus
Formal Name
Enkianthus perulatus
Alias
灯台躑躅, 満天星躑躅
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Deciduous broad-leaved shrub
Comment
Enkianthus perulatus is a deciduous shrub of the family Ericaceae enkianthus genus native to Japan. It grows at the rock of mountain from Mainland to Kyushu and Shikoku in Japan. Small white flowers(there are also peach colored flowers) from spring to early summer small bell-shaped or vase-shaped blooms in the drop-down. Fall foliage, leaf color is a fiery red with beautiful shades. In the same genus there is Enkianthus quinqueflorus, which is an evergreen tree native to Hong Kong and in the early spring Pink flowers make bloom.
Common name: Enkianthus perulatus, scientific name: Enkianthus perulatus, aka: Doudan Tsutsuji, Place of origin: Japan, distribution of habitat: Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu of Japan , Distribution: rcky mountain, tree height: 40 to 300 cm, leaf shape, diamond, leaf length: 2 to 5 cm, inflorescence form: umbel, corolla shape: bell, flowering period : April to May, flower color: white or pink, flower diameter: 0.5 cm, use: bonsai, garden plant, park tree, hedge.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Enkianthus
Species
E. perulatus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Rhomboid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, White
Season
Apr May
Height
40  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5