Sango-mizuki

Cornus alba

  • Sango-mizuki
  • Sango-mizuki
  • Flower name
    Sango-mizuki
  • Scientific name
    Cornus alba
  • Aliasコルヌスアルバ, 珊瑚水木, Cornus alba, ベニミズキ, 紅水木
  • Place of originSiberia, Japan 
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Bonsai, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Sango-mizuki

Sango-mizuki or red-barked (scientific name:Cornus alba) is a deciduous shrub of the family Cornaceae. Flower name comes from a plant of the genus Cornus, that becomes the Red Branch coral. Branch reddened in winter the leaves are green and turns red in winter, leaves. It is whitish leaves behind.In the summer, the umbel, four-valve small white flowers bloom. 1 pistil number, 4 number of stamens. In the winter, consists of small white oval shaped fruit. Upright branches would become red and beautiful. Because it uses the flexspline is planted garden, potted plants, Terra-cotta, cut flowers, Red Branch is used for flowers, floral arrangements, especially for the new year's day floral arrangements and used in flower arrangements.

General name: sango-mizuki, scientific name:Cornus alba , origin: Siberia, Japan aka: Cornus Alba, red-barked, living type: deciduous shrub height: 1-2 m branches: green-red (winter) branches: upright leaf table: green → (winter) → Red → deciduous leaves behind: a whitish bloom period: May-June flower color: white-pale yellow small flower: pistil number four-valve one. Number of stamens: four flower diameter:0.5cm inflorescence type: umbel inflorescence fruit color: white fruit shape: oval real diameter: 1 cm Note: syllatamamizki horticultural varieties feature: winter in the branches red flower name comes from: be flexspline is potted, Terra-cotta, cut flowers, Red Branch, from plants of the genus Cornus, Red Branch coral becomes application: garden planted flowers (especially for new year's day floral arrangement), such as flower arrangement, flower arrangement.


  • Order
    Cornales
  • Family
    Cornaceae
  • Genus
    Cornus
  • Species
    C. alba
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typedeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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