Flower NameOrychophragmus violaceus
Formal NameOrychophragmus violaceus
AliasPeace flower, 紫花菜, Murasakihanana
MorphMore hardy annual grasses
Orychophragmus violaceus or commonly called as Murasakihanana in Japanese, scientific name: Orychophragmus violaceus,is a cold-resistant overgrowth of Brassicaceae Arachaceae. In the spring, it makes extend the inflorescences and bloom a small purple flower with 4 petals (cross flower peculiar to Brassicaceae). There are six stamens and one female stamens in the center of the flower. Both the anther (yaku) at the tip of the stamen and the stigma at the tip of the stamen are yellow. Sprouts emerge from spilled seeds and semi - wild plants are blooming with banks and the like. It is also called "flower of peace" or "peace flower". This is a flower related to Nanjing (China), and it contains the wish that the disastrous experiences during the Japan-China War should not be repeated.
Common name: Orychophragmus violaceus, scientific name:Orychophragmus violaceus, aka: Peace flower, origin: China, plant: 20-50 cm, stem: upright, leaf: obovate, petiole: aerobic, leaf edge: serrated, inflorescence shape: racemes, Flowering period: March-may, flower diameter: 2-3 cm, flower color: purple, fruit type: corner fruit, seed colors: dark brown, fruiting period: March to May.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arrayRacemous Inflorescence
Flowering placePlain/fleet Garden
SeasonMar Apr May
Height20 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter2 ~ 3