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Deutzia crenata / Utsugi ウツギ

Bloom time: May-July

Saxifragaceae /


Species in the genus Deutzia:

Deutzia crenata / Utsugi
Deutzia gracilis / Himeutsugi



Deutzia crenata / Utsugi ウツギ

Deutzia crenata is a deciduous shrub growing in a clump to 1-3m in height and found in sunny places along rivers or forest edges in fields and mountains. Leaves are alternate; blades are 4-9cm long, 2.5-3.5cm wide, in the shape of an oblong to ovate-like lanceolate, with tips narrowly becoming pointed and bases circular to cuneate. Margins are with fine serrations. Flowers set themselves in panicles that emerge from branch tips and open facing downward. Petals are 5 in number, 1-1.2cm long, and oblong to oblanceolate. Stamens are 10 in number, shorter than the petals. Bloom time: May-July.




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