- Flower nameMenziesia multiflora
- Scientific nameMenziesia multiflora
- Aliasミズイチョウ, 裏白瓔珞, 水銀杏
- Place of originJapan
- Place of flowering
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Menziesia multiflora
Menziesia multiflora 、Urajiro-Yoraku (scientific name:Menziesia multiflora) is a deciduous shrub belonging to the family Ericaceae. It grows naturally on wetlands and forest edges in the Pacific mountains of Honshu of Japan. From spring to summer, the inflorescences are extended from the stem, and several pink flowers are bundled in a bell shape and bloom downward. The tip of the flower splits 5 times and warps. It is similar to Enkianthus perulatus. Japanese name of the flower comes from the fact that the back of the leaf is white and the shape of the flower resembles an accessory of a Yoraku's buddha statue. Leaves that were green in spring turn yellow in autumn.
Common name: Menziesia multiflora, Scientific name: Menziesia multiflora, Aka: Urajiro-Yoraku, mizuichou, distribution: Pacific Ocean side of Honshu (Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu region), environment: native to wetlands and forest edge of mountainous area, life style: deciduous shrub, tree height: 100-150 cm, leaf color: green (table), greenish white ( Back), Autumn leaves in autumn, Flowering period: May to July, Flower length: 1.2 cm, Flower color: Pink, pale color near the flower stem, Flower shape: bell-shaped, hook-shaped, with 5 shallow crests and warping How to attach: Several stick together and stick downward, Calyx: inconspicuous.