Flower Database

Heartleaf lily

Basic information
Flower Name
Heartleaf lily
Formal Name
Cardiocrinum cordatum
Alias
Giant lily, 姥百合, Heartleaf lily
Habitat
Japan
Morph
large perennial plant
Comment
Heartleaf lily (scientific name: Cardiocrinum cordatum) is a large perennial plant in the family Liliaceae, native to Japan. It grows wild in the mountains of Kanto to Kyushu. The leaves are heart-shaped with a pointed tip and have a petiole with about five leaflets in a ring. In summer, it produces about 10 funnel-shaped, pale green flowers with six lobes laterally lobed at the tip of an upright stem. The flowers are open only at the tips. The flowers are aromatic.
General name: Heartleaf lily, scientific name: Cardiocrinum cordatum, aka: Giant lily, Uba Yuri, Origin: Kanto-Kyushu, Japan, Environment: mountainous forest, Life-type: perennial, Grass height: 60 to Leaf shape: heart-shaped; florets: 15 cm long; inflorescence: sparse racemes; flowering time: July-August; fruit shape: capsule; fruit length: 5 cm; fruit shape: oval; seed shape: obtuse triangle.
Detailed information
Order
Liliales
Family
Liliaceae
Genus
Cardiocrinum
Species
C. cordatum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Low mountain
Color
Green, White
Season
Jul Aug
Height
60  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
15  ~ 15