Asebi

Pieris japonica subsp. japonica

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  • Flower name
    Asebi
  • Scientific name
    Pieris japonica subsp. japonica
  • Aliasアシビ, 馬酔木, Pieris japonica
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May
  • Language of flowersPure love

What is Asebi

Asebi, Ashibi, Pieris japonica or Japanese andromeda (Scientific name: Pieris japonica subsp. Japonica) is native to Japan and is a cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the Ericaceae family. From severely winter to spring, a large number of white flower-shaped florets are tufted in a double compact inflorescences extending from the flower stem. As well as famous songs published in the Meiji Era, it also read "Ashibi". Leaf quality is hard and shiny, leaf color is dark green, oval and it bundles on branches. The flower is a pot type resembling Lily of the valley and Enkianthus perulatus.It becomes toxic plants for herbivorous animals such as horses and deer, and the origin of the Japanese name of this tree is that symptoms like getting drunk appear when eating. Fruit is fruit in autumn. Trees are used for garden trees and bonsai and wood for floor pillars.

Generic name: Asebi, scientific name: Pieris japonica subsp. japonicax, aka: Ashibi, Pieris japonica or Japanese, andromeda, origin: Japan, living type: deciduous shrubs, tree height: 200 - 500 cm, bark: gray brown, leaf long: 5 cm, leaf margin: shallow serrations, flower color: white · peach color (pink color is Akeboni of garden variety), Flower inflorescence: conical, flower length: 0.7 to 1 cm flowers, flowering period: February to May, fruit season: September to October, fruit diameter: 0.5 to 0.6 cm.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Pieris
  • Species
    P. japonica subsp. Japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Vase-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typehardy evergreen shrubs and small trees
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.7 ~ 1.0 cm

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