Flower NameWhite Star
Formal NameOxypetalum caeruleum 'alba'
AliasOxypetalum, Oxypetalum caeruleum, Southern star
HabitatLatin America such as Uruguay and Brazil
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeCt flower・Flower arrangement
SeasonMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov
Height50 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter2 ~ 3