Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense

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  • Loropetalum
  • Flower name
    Loropetalum
  • Scientific name
    Loropetalum chinense
  • Aliasシロバナトキワマンサク, 白花常盤万満作, 常盤満作
  • Place of originJapan, China and India
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Loropetalum

Loropetalum or Tokiwamansaku (Scientific name: Loropetalum chinense) is native to Japan, China and India, and is a cold-resistant evergreen medium to high tree of the family Hamamelidaceae.
In spring, it blooms a shiny white color like a thin string resembling a vinyl. It is used for garden trees and hedges as it is resistant to cutting.
There are Chinese witch hazel(Shina mansaku) that blooms a yellow flower in the same genus, and Chinese fringe flower(Akabana mansaku) that blooms a red flower in a variation.

General name:Loropetalum or Tokiwamansak , Scientific name: Loropetalum chinense, :Habitat distribution: Japan-China-India, tree height: 200-400 cm, flowering period: April-May, flower color: white.


  • Order
    Saxifragales
  • Family
    Hamamelidaceae
  • Genus
    Loropetalum
  • Species
    L. chinense
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold-resistant Evergreen mature trees
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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