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Astilbe microphylla / Chidakeshashi チダケサシ

Bloom time:  June-August

Saxifragaceae /


Species in the genus Astilbe:

Astilbe microphylla / Chidakeshashi
Astilbe odontophylla / Toriashishouma
Astilbe thunbergii / Akashouma



Astilbe microphylla / Chidakeshashi チダケサシ


Astilbe microphylla is a perennial of 30-80cm in height and inhabits somewhat damp locations, with long brown hairs on stems and petioles. Leaves are bi- to tetra-imparipinnate compounds; leaflets, 1-4cm long, in the shape of an oval or obovate, with tips, pointed in a tail way, and margins double serrated. Long and narrow, inflorescences are conical; lateral branches, short, grow obliquely upward. Flowers are generally light red, measuring about 4mm in length, with sepals and petals 5 in number, respectively; stamens are 10, and pistil styles are 2. Bloom time: June-August.




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