Flower Database

pearlbush, common pearlbush

Basic information
Flower Name
pearlbush, common pearlbush
Formal Name
Exochorda racemosa
Alias
利休梅, 丸葉柳, pearlbush, common pearlbush
Habitat
China 
Morph
Deciduous small trees
Comment
Rikyu bai, pearlbush, common pearlbush (scientific name: Exochorda racemosa) is a deciduous tree of the family Rosaceae native to China. In the spring, a large number of small five-valve flowers resembling white plum blossoms are bloomed, stretching out the rhinoceros inflorescences from the flower stem tip. Although flowers are not gaudy, they are used as tea flowers because they create an elegant atmosphere. The origin of the flower name is based on the fact that it resembles a plum flower as well as to the image of the tea man "Rikyu".
Common name: Ryukyu Bai, Scientific name: Exochorda racemosa, aka: Rikyu bai, pearlbush, common pearlbush, Origin: China, life type: deciduous leaf height tree, height: 3 to 4 m, leaf shape: oval shape, leaf length: 5 cm, leaf edge: loose sawtooth in upper half Yes, leaves: green (leaf table), white (leaf), flowering period: April to May, flower diameter: 4 cm, inflorescence form: general inflorescence, petal color: white, calyx color: white, flower blooming way : Single, petal number: 5, use: garden tree, tea flowers.
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Exochorda
Species
E. racemos
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Wide-Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Ct flower・Flower arrangement
Color
White
Season
Apr May
Height
300  ~ 400  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 4