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Triantha japonica (Iwa shobu)

¥1,300 (incl. tax)

A tiny sanyaso wildflower with distinctive leaves resembling those of irises. Its delicate white flowers at the ends of its stems leave an impression of neatness and daintiness.


<Tips for growing iwa shobu>


Iwa shobu prefer full sun, but strong direct sun can damage their leaves and flowers. Protect them by providing some shade or moving them to a shady spot during hours of strong sunlight. Also remember to provide good ventilation to avoid excessive humidity and keep the plants healthy.

The plants prefer well-drained soil. Prepare rich soil that is not excessively moist. Water the plant when the topsoil becomes dry to avoid excessive dryness. It is important to provide adequate water, especially during the growing and flowering seasons. 

This vigorously growing plant can become overgrown. Maintain its comely shape by regular pruning.

Iwa shobu symbolize “gratitude” and “sincerity” in the language of flowers. They are a small, fast growing, and easy-to-cultivate sanyaso wildflowers recommended for gifts.

 Delicate flowers to adorn tearooms 

Iwa shobu grow wild in rocky areas and wetlands in the countryside. The plants are well suited to the tranquil ambience of the tea ceremony.

  • Easy to Grow★★★★☆
  • Height at DeliveryAbout 10-15 cm
  • Scientific NameTriantha japonica
  • FamilyPunicaceae
  • Common NameIwa shobu
  • Flower ColorWhite
  • Flowering PeriodJuly to August
  • Sun ExposureFull sun to full shade
  • WaterDaily and in abundance
When you purchase wildflowers, flower pots and moss are available as additional options.