Ajuga nipponensis

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Basic information

Flower Name
Ajuga nipponensis
Formal Name
Ajuga nipponensis
Alias
Habitat
Japan
Morph
cold evergreen perennial

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What is Ajuga nipponensis

Ajuga nipponensis (scientific name: Ajuga nipponensi) is native to Japan, and is a cold evergreen perennial in the family Lamiaceae. It can be seen in the mountains of Honshu - Shikoku, the edge of farm roads, in the garden. In spring it blooms like white - light purple florets on top of several spikes stretched from flower stock. It looks like a miracle (beautiful grass). The chrysanthemum blooms dull, deep blue purple flowers. On the other hand, twelve unit weight stems stand upright, extending spikes from flower stalks, white - light purple flowers bloom. There is Ajuga reptans (scientific name: Ajuga reptans) .

Generic name: Ajuga nipponensis, Scientific name: Ajuga nipponensis, Place of origin: Japan, distribution: Honshu - Shikoku, Environment: mountains, rim of farm road, garden , Plant height: 10 to 30 cm, flower color: white to light purple, flower diameter: 1 to 2 cm, flowering period: April to May.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Ajuga
Species
A. nipponensis
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleetGardenLow mountain
Color
Violet, White
Season
AprMay
Height
10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 2

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