Tomentosum

Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum

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  • Flower name
    Tomentosum
  • Scientific name
    Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum
  • Alias藪手鞠, Viburnum plicatum
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Tomentosum

Tomentosum(scientific name: Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum) is a deciduous small trees of the family caprifoliaceae native to China ,Korea and Japan. It lets white ornamental flowers (asexual flowers) and small thin yellow bisexual flowers bloom to corymbs from axils in the forest of the fields and mountains in spring. 1-2 pieces are extremely small among the ornamental flowers which parted to 5 deeply. Pink beauty is a light pink flower varieties. There is a horticultural variety of Japanese snowball (Scientific name: Viburnum plicatum var. Plicatum f. Plicatum).

General name: Tomentosum , Scientific name:Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum, Aka:Yabudemari(Japanese) , Distribution: Mainland to Kyushu of Japan, Korea and China, Environment: wild in the forest, lowland forest , Tree height: 2 to 6 m, in the bark: gray, Brown, dark gray, leaf: oblong tips sharp, phyllotaxis: opposite, veins: parallel, margin: shallow serrations, inflorescence shape: corymbs, decorative flower diameter: 3-4 cm, bisexual flowers:0.5cm, decorative flower color: white, Decorative flower petals: 5 extremely deep crack in 1 or 2 pieces small, flowering period: May-June, fruiting period: august, fruit colors: red to black.


  • Eye
    Dipsacales
  • Family
    Caprifoliaceae
  • Genus
    Viburnum
  • Species
    V. plicatum var. tomentosum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Wheel-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSmall deciduous shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 4.0 cm

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