North Carolina Zoological Park
Catalog #: NCZP00001109
Secondary Catalog #: NCZP00001109
Taxon: Spiraea japonica L. f.
Family: Rosaceae
Determiner: Diamond, Pete (2000-05-15)
Taxon Remarks: 'Shirobana'
Collector: Diamond, Pete   956   
Date: 2000-05-15
Locality: United States, North Carolina, Randolph, in 'Touch and Learn Center' butterfly garden near concrete retaining wall; NC Zoological Park, Asheboro
Habitat: Planted in full sun
Description: Corolla rosy-pink, white, or white with an occasional pink petal or 2; all colors present on same plant, though corymbs generally displaying only 1 of aforementioned color types (pink predominating). Essentially inodorous. Stamen exceeding corolla, showy. Elaves green, though sometimes emerging bronzy on stems producing pink flowers. Small shrub to 1.25m.
Reproductive Condition: FL
Cultivation Status: Cultivated
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Record Id: b3ee48b6-fdd3-48dd-962a-c6819af4d13c
Occurrence ID (GUID): b3ee48b6-fdd3-48dd-962a-c6819af4d13c
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Dr. Lisa Kelly (
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