Formal NameViburnum plicatum var. tomentosum
Alias藪手鞠, Viburnum plicatum
HabitatJapan, Korea, China
MorphSmall deciduous shrub
Tomentosum(scientific name: Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum) is a deciduous small trees of the family caprifoliaceae native to China ,Korea and Japan. It lets white ornamental flowers (asexual flowers) and small thin yellow bisexual flowers bloom to corymbs from axils in the forest of the fields and mountains in spring. 1-2 pieces are extremely small among the ornamental flowers which parted to 5 deeply. Pink beauty is a light pink flower varieties. There is a horticultural variety of Japanese snowball (Scientific name: Viburnum plicatum var. Plicatum f. Plicatum).
General name: Tomentosum , Scientific name:Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum, Aka:Yabudemari(Japanese) , Distribution: Mainland to Kyushu of Japan, Korea and China, Environment: wild in the forest, lowland forest , Tree height: 2 to 6 m, in the bark: gray, Brown, dark gray, leaf: oblong tips sharp, phyllotaxis: opposite, veins: parallel, margin: shallow serrations, inflorescence shape: corymbs, decorative flower diameter: 3-4 cm, bisexual flowers:0.5cm, decorative flower color: white, Decorative flower petals: 5 extremely deep crack in 1 or 2 pieces small, flowering period: May-June, fruiting period: august, fruit colors: red to black.
SpeciesV. plicatum var. tomentosum
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placeLow mountain Garden
Height200 ~ 600 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 4