What is Veronicastrum japonicum
Veronicastrum japonicum or Kugaisou (scientific name: Veronicastrum japonicum) is native to Japan, China and the Korean Peninsula and is a perennial of the genus Psyllidae. In Japan, I grow naturally in the sunny field of Honshu. In the summer, I will put flower stalks out and extend flower inflorescence from the tip and add flower that gathered purple florets. The name of the flower was attached because the leaflets produced 4 to 8 pieces of wheat and many layers. The flower diameter of the small flower is about 0.5 cm and two stamens protrude. Young buds are edible.
Common name: Veronicastrum japonicum or Kugaisoyu, Scientific name: Veronicastrum japonicum, Place of Origin: Japan · China · Korea Peninsula, Environment: Mountains Sunny meadow, living type: perennial plant, plant length: 70 to 120 cm, stem: upright circular, single leaf, leaf: annual, leaf order: leafy: leaf blade: 10 to 15 cm, leaf width: 5 cm, leaf shape: long Elliptical lanceolate shape, tip: pointed, leaf edge: saw tooth, flower shape: long summary inflorescence, inflorescence length: 10 to 25 cm, corolla shape: cylindrical shape with 4 tears at the tip, corolla length: 0.5 cm, flower color: Purple, flowering period: June - August, stamens: 2, stamens are double length of corolla, fruit type: fruit type, fruit shape: egg shape, fruit length: 0.3 cm.