Definition of Astilbe japonica
1. Noun. A Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming.
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Literary usage of Astilbe japonica
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1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"A well-known plant in May and June is Astilbe japonica, incorrectly called ... is to be commended as TT~ ' Astilbe japonica. J/Ja spring flower. ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"It became apparent, therefore, that the paper did not deal with Spiraea ja/>onica Linn, f., but with Astilbe japonica Gray ..."
3. A Digest of the United States Tariff and Customs Laws: With a Schedule of by United States, Samuel Thomas Morgan, William Henry Masson, Charles H. Morgan (1895)
"... ptelea; spireas, except astilbe japonica; wiegela; all deciduous trees, such as maple (acer ... spiraea japonica (astilbe japonica) (TD March 30, 1895). ..."