Flower Database

Scabiosa japonica

Basic information
Flower Name
Scabiosa japonica
Formal Name
Scabiosa japonica
Alias
松虫草, スカビオサ・ジャポニカ, Scabiosa japonica
Habitat
Japan
Morph
biennial grass
Comment
Scabiosa japonica is a biennial grass endemic to Japan of the family dipsacaceae . It makes pale purple-blue flowers of capitular bloom in the fall from Hokkaido to Kyushu of Japan. There are various theories, such as the origin of the Japanese name to bloom at the time the Songbird sings. The genus name "Scabiosa" is the Latin "scabiea". It depends on what was used to treat skin diseases in the past. The species name "japonica" means "Japan's" because it is a unique species in Japan. The language of flowers is "style." It is a flower language that is suitable for beautiful flowers of lavender purple that grows gracefully in the Japanese highlands where autumn blows.
Common name: Scabiosa japonica , scientific name:Scabiosa japonica, origin: Japan, Habitat: from Hokkaido to Kyushu in Japan, Habitat: wild, living type: grass, height: 60-100 cm, leaf: feather, leaf arrangement: opposite, flowering: 8-10 months, flower color: pale blue-violet, flower shaped: capitular, flower diameter: 4 cm.
[Dipsacaceae flowers]
+ Scabiosa japonica is high and flowers at a plateau in autumn.
+Scabiosa japonica var.alpina makes bloom at a high mountain in summer, and the height of the grass is lower than a Scabiosa japonica , and the capitula is bigger than a Scabiosa japonica.
+ Scabiosa atropurpurea is a close species of S. japonica. It becomes the Mongolian national flower. It is a gardening variety and abundant in flowers. Both in the middle of the flower and the surroundings are exciting. It is the national flower of Mongolia. It will be on the market from June to October.
Detailed information
Order
Dipsacales
Family
Dipsacaceae
Genus
Scabiosa
Species
S. japonica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Pinnate
Leaf edge
incision
Flowering place
Low mountain Garden
Color
Violet
Season
Aug Sep Oct
Height
60  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 4