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Cardiandra alternifolia / Kusaajisai クサアジサイ

Bloom time: July-September

Hydrangeaceae /


Species in the genus Cardiandra:

Cardiandra alternifolia / Kusaajisai


Cardiandra alternifolia / Kusaajisai クサアジサイ

Cardiandra alternifolia is a 20-70cm-tall perennial herb growing in moist forests. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of a broad lanceolate, 8-20cm in length, with pointed tips, margins with serrations, and hairs on both sides—Stem tops set with bisexual flowers and ornamental flowers. The decorative flowers look like those of hydrangeas. Bloom time: July-September. 




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