Abelia spathulata

Abelia spathulata

  • Abelia spathulata
  • Abelia spathulata
  • Abelia spathulata
  • Abelia spathulata
  • Abelia spathulata
  • Abelia spathulata
  • Flower name
    Abelia spathulata
  • Scientific name
    Abelia spathulata
  • Alias衝羽根空木, Abelia spathulata
  • Place of originJapan and China
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June
  • Language of flowersGood luck

What is Abelia spathulata

Abelia spathulata (Abelia spathulata) is a deciduous shrub native to Japan and China, belonging to the genus Abelia in the family Caprifoliaceae. It grows naturally in sunny mountainous areas from Honshu to Shikoku and Kyushu in Japan. It produces two flowers with five sepals from the tips of the branches. The flowers are white with a yellow clan inside.
The sepals are red and oblong with five deep lobes that remain until later.
In comparison with A. spathulata, all five sepals of A. spathulata are the same size, while one of the five sepals of A. tetrasepala is smaller.

Common name: Abelia spathulata, Scientific name: Abelia spathulata, Place of origin: Japan, China, Height: 1-2 m, Bark color: grayish brown, Leaf shape: ovate, Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf blade length: 2.5 mm, Leaf color: reddish brown Leaf blade: opposite, leaf blade length: 2-5 cm, leaf width: 2-4 cm, leaf color: green, flowering season: April-June, flower color: white, corolla diameter: 1.5-3 cm, corolla length: 2-3 cm, corolla: funnel-shaped, stamens: 4, fruit type: 瘦果, fruit shape: linear, fruit length: 1-1.4 cm, fruit season: September-November.


  • Eye
    Dipsacales
  • Family
    Caprifoliaceae
  • Genus
    Abelia
  • Species
    A. spathulata
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 3.0 cm

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