Thunberg's meadowsweet

Spiraea thunbergii

  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Flower name
    Thunberg's meadowsweet
  • Scientific name
    Spiraea thunbergii
  • Alias雪柳, コゴメバナ, Thunberg's meadowsweet, 小米花, Baby's breath spirea, Thunberg spirea, Yuki-yanagi
  • Place of originJapan, China 
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Thunberg's meadowsweet

Thunberg's meadowsweet, scientific name:Spiraea thunbergii , is a hardy deciduous shrub of the genus Spiraea of family Rosaceae native to Japan and China. Branches of the Willows in spring bloom, small white flower of a grain. In umbels florets with 4-7 prefixed. Aggregate fruit consisting of five bags fruits in early summer. Flower names are named from the snow in the Willows landed like grass. Similar to branch to the densely populated in the same Department of congeneric white florets Reeve's spiraea (Kodemari, scientific name:Spiraea cantoniensis) and Bridalwreath spirea(Shizimibana, scientific name:Spiraea prunifolia) .

Common name: Thunberg's meadowsweet , scientific name:Spiraea thunbergii, also known as: Yuki-yanagi, thuberg spirea, baby's breath spirea, origin: Japan and China, Habitat: Tohoku and Kyushu, bark: Brown-dark gray, height: 1-2 m, leaf: alternate, narrow lanceolate, phyllotaxis, leaf edges: sharp serrated Inflorescence type: umbel, flower: March-April, flower color: White / Pink (rare), flower diameter:0.8-1cm, petal number: 5, number of stamens: 20, fruit shape: bag fruits, fruiting period: May to June.


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Spiraea
  • Species
    S. thunbergii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHardy deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 1.0 cm

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