Coriaria japonica Gray
Coriariaceae
Coriaria japonica (13168 Bytes)
A small (1 m), low-growing, deciduous shrub with pinnate leaves. Young leaves rhomboidal, later more ovate with obtuse base. 9 cm long raceme flowers in early April. Fruits bright red, later black. The arching stems making a good ground cover.

Home: Japan

Other views: Flowers

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

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