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Abelia spathulata / Tsukubaneutsugi  ツクバ ネウツギ

Bloom time: May-June

Carprifoliaceae /


Species in the genus Abelia:

Abelia serrata / Kotsukubaneutsugi
Abelia spathulata / Tsukubaneutsugi
Abelia tetraspada / Ootsukubaneutsugi



Abelia spathulata / Tsukubaneutsugi  ツクバ ネウツギ

Abelia spathulata, a deciduous shrub with gray-brown barks, well branching to grow thick and reach as tall as 2 meters, inhabits sunny locations in hills or mountains. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, blades are oval or oblong-like oval, 2-6cm long, 1-4cm wide, with tips tapering to points and bases broadly cuneate to circular with irregular serrations on margins. There are thick divaricate hairs at either side of midrib bases. Petioles measure 1-3mm long with inches. Flowers, white, occasionally, tingeing pale yellow or light red, come two each on tips of new branches. Corollas are funnel-shaped. Bloom time: May-June.


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