Flower Database

White Star

Basic information
Flower Name
White Star
Formal Name
Oxypetalum caeruleum 'alba'
Alias
Oxypetalum, Oxypetalum caeruleum, Southern star
Habitat
Latin America such as Uruguay and Brazil
Morph
semi-virginal part
Comment
White star (Scientific name: Oxypetalum caeruleum 'Alba') is a native of Latin America such as Uruguay and Brazil and it is a white flower variety of semi-virginal part "Oxypetalum" of the family Apocynaceae. Light blue star is more common. Small star shaped flowers are preferred, it is used for birthday flower bouquets and bridal flower materials. If it is hurt the leaves and branches, the white milky lot that comes out may be covered, so be careful.
Common name: White star, Scientific name: Oxypetalum caeruleum 'Alba', Synonyms: Tweedia caerulea, aka : Oxypetalum, Southern star, Latin America such as Uruguay and Brazil, plant height: 50 to 100 cm, leaf color: green, flowering period: March to November , flower color: white, flower Diameter: 3 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Oxypetalum
Species
O. coeruleum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Ct flower・Flower arrangement
Color
White
Season
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3