- Flower nameBerberis japonica
- Scientific nameBerberis japonica
- Aliasトウナンテン, 柊南天, 唐南天
- Place of originChina, the Himalayas, Taiwan
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is Berberis japonica
Berberis japonica or Hiiragi-nanten (scientific name: Berberis japonica) is an evergreen broad leaf shrub of the family Hyeginanthin. The leaves are similar to holly, and the wood figure is similar to Nanten. It is evergreen but autumn leaves with the coldness of winter. Leaves are thick, cortical and glossy, with odd feather-like compound leaves alternately attached, and there are deep saw teeth on the leaf edge. From winter to early spring, I will extend the inflorescences and make yellow small flowers bloom. White powdery ones adhere to the surface of the fruit black ripe in autumn.
Generic name: Berberis japonica or Hiiragi-nanten, Scientific name: Berberis japonica, synonym: Mahonia japonica, Origin: China, Himalaya, Taiwan, height: 1 to 1.5 m, inflorescence form: rhinoceros, flower color: yellow, flowering period: 3 to 4 months, inflorescence length: 10 to 15 cm, fruit length: 0.7 cm, fruit: fruit, fruit color : Blue ripe, use: garden tree, park tree.