Flower Database

Aster tataricus

Basic information
Flower Name
Aster tataricus
Formal Name
Aster tataricus
Alias
shion, Tatarian aster
Habitat
china
Morph
perennial grass
Comment
Aster tataricus , Tatarian aster or shion (Scientific name: Aster tataricus) is native to China,and it is a perennial grass of the family Asteraceae. In Japan, it grows naturally in Mt. Aso in Kyushu. In autumn, extend inflorescence from the flower stem and attach a large number of head flowers to the shoot apex. Head flowers give a row of yellow lamellar flowers in the center and lilac petals in the periphery. The flower language is "I wont' forget you."
Generic name: Aster tataricus , Tatarian aster or shion, Scientific name: Aster tataricus, Origin: China, Distribution of habitat:habitat distribution: Mt. Aso in Kyushu in Japan, plant length: 100 to 180 m, root foliage shape: spatula elliptical, foliage shape: oval to long ellipse, stem length: 20 to 35 cm, leaf width: 5 to 10 cm, leaves: alternate, radial symmetric flower, inflorescence form: scattered inflorescence, corolla: head flower, inflorescence diameter: 3 to 3.5 cm, flowering period: July to September, tongue-shaped flower color: light blue Purple, tubular flower: yellow, fruit period: September to October, use: application for ornamental, herbal medicine, cooking material.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Aster
Species
A. tataricus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
Violet
Season
Jul Aug Sep
Height
100  ~ 180  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 3.5