Enkianthus quinqueflorus

Enkianthus quinqueflorus

  • Enkianthus quinqueflorus
  • Enkianthus quinqueflorus
  • Enkianthus quinqueflorus
  • Enkianthus quinqueflorus
  • Flower name
    Enkianthus quinqueflorus
  • Scientific name
    Enkianthus quinqueflorus
  • Aliasホンコンドウダン, エンキアンツス・キンケフロルス, ピンクシャンデリア, Pink Chandelier, Enkianthus quinqueflorus, 子安満天星
  • Place of originHong Kong
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April
  • Language of flowersTop

What is Enkianthus quinqueflorus

Enkianthus quinqueflorus or commonly called as Koyasu-doudan in Japanese (scientific name: Enkianthus quinqueflorus) is native to Hong Kong and is a cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the Ericaceae family.
In the spring, it puts out a red peduncle from the axil. Then, it hangs 5 to 10 flowers in a crown shape like a red-bell-shaped bell shape with five tipped cleavages at the tip. In the same genus there is Enkianthus perulatus (Dodan-tsutsuji in Japanese, scientific name: E. perulatus) native to Japan.Dodan-tsutsuji is a deciduous tree, with smaller white flowers blooming than E. quinqueflorus.

Generic name: Enkianthus quinqueflorus, scientific name:Enkianthus quinqueflorus, aka: Chinese New Year Flower , Enkianthus quinqueflorus, Hong Kong Doudang, Koyasu-doudan , place of Origin: Hong Kong, living type: hardy evergreen shrub, tree height: 1 to 3 m, Bark: Gray Brown, Leaf Shape: long ellipsoid, Leaf Order: Alternate, Leaf Margin: Entire, Corollary Shape: Brilliant Fishing Bell At the tip is white and 5 shallow fissures, corolla diameter: 1 cm, where flowers come out: axillary, flowering period: February - April, flower pattern length: 2 cm, flower pattern and calyx color: bright red, fruit type:capsule.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Enkianthus
  • Species
    E. quinqueflorus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Entire
  • Life typeA hardy evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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