- Flower nameOtafukunanten
- Scientific nameNandia domestica 'otafukunanten'
- Aliasお多福南天, Otafukunanten, Nandia domestica, Nandina, オカメ南天, ゴシキナンテン, 五色南天
- Place of originhorticultural variety
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Otafukunanten
Otafukunanten (scientific name: Nandia domestica 'Otafukunanten') is a horticultural variety of Nandina (scientific name: Nandina domestica) which is an evergreen broad-leafed shrub in the genus Nandina of the family Berberidaceae, native to China and Japan. It is an evergreen, dwarf variety that does not grow tall, making it easy to handle. It has beautiful winter foliage. Flowers and fruits are difficult to bear.
Common name: Otafukunanten, Scientific name: Nandia domestica 'Otafukunanten', also known as Okame Nanten, Goshiki Nanten, Nandina, origin: horticultural variety (China and Japan), Shrub height: 20-60 cm, Leaf color: green, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, Leaf shape: 3 times pinnate compound leaves, Lobes: broadly lanceolate, Lobule length: 3-8 cm, Flowering time: not much flowering (Nandia domestica: May-July), Flower color: white, Flower diameter: 0.5-0.6 cm, Inflorescence: conical inflorescence, Fruit color: not much fruit (Nandia domestica: red, orange and yellow), Fruit diameter Use: undergrowth, colored leaves, ground cover.