Flower Database

Calendula officinalis

Basic information
Flower Name
Calendula officinalis
Formal Name
Calendula officinalis
Alias
金盞花, Calendula, Pot Marigold, 唐金盞花
Habitat
Morph
Annual grass
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Calendula
Species
C. officinalis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Spatulate/Spathulate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Pot flower
Color
Orange, Yellow
Season
Mar Apr May Jun
Height
30  ~ 90  [cm]
Diameter
7  ~ 10