Flower NameCalendula arvensis
Formal NameCalendula arvensis
Aliasカレンデュラ・アルベンシス, field marigold
Morphhardy perennial grass
Calendula arvensis or Fuyushirazu (scientific name: Calendula arvensis) is native to the Mediterranean coast and is hardy perennial grass of the family Asteraceae. It is a wild grass growing on agricultural land and roadside in the field. It is naturalized in Japan, growing in roadside and grassland in Japan, potted plant is also sold. It is strong, and it is possible to bloom bright yellow flowers one after another for a long period from winter to spring. Flowers are smaller than the annual grass calendula (golden flower) in the same genus. "Genus" "Calendula" is "calendae" in Latin , Species epithet "arvensis" means "cultivated field".
Common name: Calendula arvensis or Fuyushirazu, Scientific name: Calendula arvensis , aka: female quincecens (Princess Gold Flower), Hong Sinska (C. albensis), field marigold, calendula, origin: Mediterranean coast, plant height: 10 to 20 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, flower color: bright yellow, flower diameter: flower diameter: 2 to 3 cm, flowering period: November to May, the following year.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Petal shapecapitate corolla
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr May Nov Dec
Height10 ~ 20 [cm]
Diameter2 ~ 3