Flower Database

Bluets

Basic information
Flower Name
Bluets
Formal Name
Houstonia caerulea
Alias
フーストニア・カエルレア, Houstonia caerulea, Bluets, Azure bluet, 常盤薺
Habitat
North America
Morph
Evergreen perennial
Comment
Bluets , scientific name:Houstonia caerulea , is native to North America,and is a small evergreen perennial of the genus Houstonia ,of the department Rubiaceae. Has runners underneath a mat spread on the ground. Many give the florets with white or pale blue flowers in early summer, from spring upwards. Flowers bloom only at the tip of the flower. Florets are 4 valve looks like a flower, but the sake vessel Corolla 4 is a deep cleft. Flower is yellow. In the shape of flower names China sow and star wants a feeding bird chicks name added. Is part of flower names with capsella Bursa-pastoris, Cruciferae, not plants of Rubiaceae. Also, tokiwanazuna is also known as Iberia's, is hard to understand.
General name: tokiwanazuna (Tokiwa drink), scientific name:Houstonia caerulea, also known as:Bluets, azure bluet, Tokiwanazuna, Houstonia, Houstonia caerulea, Origin: North America, the environment of wetland, living type: perennials, tree height: 5-15 cm, leaf: fall lanceolate, leaf length:0.5~1cm, inflorescences form: solitary, petal color: white, blue, floral centerpiece: yellow, flower diameter:1~1.5cm, squeezing: sake vessel shaped with Tip 4 deep lobed, flowering period: April-June
Detailed information
Order
Gentianales
Family
Rubiaceae
Genus
Houstonia
Species
H. caerulea
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue, White
Season
Apr May Jun
Height
5  ~ 15  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1.5