Flower NameCalendula officinalis
Formal NameCalendula officinalis
Alias金盞花, Calendula, Pot Marigold, 唐金盞花
Calendula officinalis or Kinsenka (scientific name: Calendula officinalis) is a southern European origin such as the Canary Islands and is an annual grass of the family Asteraceae Calendula. There is a peculiar smell on the foliage. The root leaf is a spatula and the foliage is oblong. In spring to early summer, orange or yellow head flowers will bloom. The flowers bloom in the morning, it is a flower all day closed in the evening. "Genus" "Calendula" means in Latin "First Day of Month", Species epithet "officinalis" means "medicinal". The perennial plant is called Fuyushirazu (winter ignorance).
Generic name: Calendula officinalis or Kinsenka, Scientific name: Calendula officinalis, aka: Kinsenka, Calendula, Pot Marigold, Place of Origin: Canary Southern European style such as archipelago, southern Europe, living type: 1 year grass, plant length: 30 ~ 90 cm, leaf shape: spoon shape ~ oval shape, leaf length: 10 ~ 15 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf margin: saw tooth, Inflorescence: single apical inflorescence, flower size: 10 cm, flower color: orange · yellow, flowering period: March to June, flower blooming way: single, double, fruit: lean, application: garden, flowerbed, cut flower, herb, edible (Edible flower), medicinal.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Petal shapecapitate corolla
Flowering placeGarden Pot flower
SeasonMar Apr May Jun
Height30 ~ 90 [cm]
Diameter7 ~ 10