Deutzia gracilis

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Deutzia gracilis
Deutzia gracilis A.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Cornales
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Genus: Deutzia
Binomial name
Deutzia gracilis
Siebold & Zucc.

Deutzia gracilis (slender deutzia) is a plant in the hydrangea family, Hydrangeaceae.


Deutzia gracilis is a shrub with opposite, simple leaves, and slender, arching stems. The flowers are white, borne in spring and summer. Commonly known as a slender deutzial, it is native to Japan and blooms in April to May. This particular plant is also named after its discoverer and frequently called Deutzia Scholtanius