Japanese kerria

Kerria japonica

  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Japanese kerria
  • Flower name
    Japanese kerria
  • Scientific name
    Kerria japonica
  • Aliasヤマブリ, 山吹, 山振, Japanese kerria
  • Place of originJapan, China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersDignity

What is Japanese kerria

Japanese kerria or Yamabuki (scientific name: Kerria japonica) is native to Japan and China and is a deciduous shrub of the genus Rosaceae. Spring in Japan begins with Japanese aprico t(plum, ume), Yamabuki It is said to end with. In late spring, a single blooming five-flowered flower of bright yellow, so-called "Yamabuki" color is blooming. The stem is thin like a branch, but it is not a grass, but a tree. It grows naturally on the wet slope of the mountains, but it is also commonly seen in parks and gardens. A single flower gets fruit after the flower every few years, making the slender fruit. Kerria of the genus name is based on the name of the botanist, and japonica of species species name is cultivated from the era of Manyoshu era in Japan. The language of flowers is "elegance". Based on the legend that gold coins dropped to the bottom of the valley changed to Yamabuki flowers blooming along the lake. It seems that it was linked to "elegance" because it changed from bright yellow oval "gold coin". To the garden cultivar, double-flowered Kerria plena, and there are 7 to 8 petals Silkworm Yamabuki (Kiku zaki Yamabuki). Yae Yamabuki does not produce fruit, as the petite has changed into a petal. There is also a white flower blooming white flower with a flower similar to Yamaboki (White Yamabuki), but this is a flower of another genus called Shiroyamabuki, a single four-flowered flower blooms.

Generic name: Japanese kerria or Yamabuki (in Japanese), Scientific name: Kerria japonica, aka: Yamaburi (mountain), Japanese kerria, Origin: Japan, China, Distribution: Japan from Kyushu from Hokkaido, tree height: 100 to 200 cm, single leaf, leaf order: alternate, leaf length: 4 to 7 cm, leaf margin: sawtooth, corolla shape: pentaflower, flower color: yellow, flower diameter: 5 cm, flowering period: April to May, blooming way: single saki, Kikuzu, Yaezaki, fruit type: lean, fruit length: 0.4 to 0.5 cm.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Kerrieae
  • Species
    K. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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