Oriental paperbush

Edgeworthia chrysantha

  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Oriental paperbush
  • Flower name
    Oriental paperbush
  • Scientific name
    Edgeworthia chrysantha
  • Alias三椏, 赤花三椏
  • Place of originChina
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April

What is Oriental paperbush

Oriental paperbushOriental paperbush or mitsumata, scientific name:Edgeworthia chrysantha, is a deciduous shrub of the Edgeworthia genus , Hyacinthaceae Department of Oriental paperbush with Chinese origin. Give the spherical flower heads before they leaf out in spring. In keicho of Edo piriod was brought to Japan. Known as the raw material for paper. Flower name comes from are divided into 3-prong branch is branched to three figures looked.

Common name: Oriental paperbush ,scientific name:Edgeworthia chrysantha, also known as : mitsumata, origin: China, height: 100-200 cm,
flower diameter: 5 cm, color: red, yellow, Flowering period: March-April.


  • Eye
    Malvales
  • Family
    Hyacinthaceae
  • Genus
    Edgeworthia
  • Species
    E. chrysantha
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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