Flower Database

Epacris longiflora

Basic information
Flower Name
Epacris longiflora
Formal Name
Epacris longiflora
Alias
Epacris longiflora, Fuchsia Heath, フューシア・ヒース, フクシア・ヒース, Native fuchsia
Habitat
Southeastern Australia
Morph
Semi-evergreen evergreen small shrub
Comment
Epacris Longhi Flora (scientific name: Epacris longiflora) is a native of Southeastern Australia and is a semi-evergreen evergreen small shrub (bush) of the Ericaceae. Expand branches freely in sub-alpine growing like a bush. Also known as Fuchsia Heath or Native fuchsia.
Leaves attached to branches are small with a small triangle, and there are sharp spines at the tip. A short flower pattern is brought out from the axilis, and a long tubular flower with a deep peach color is bloom at the tip. The tip of the flower is white and it is shallowly fractured into a star shape. Heath (Heath) with English name, Heath is generally difficult to grow, but among them it is a garden tree or potted plant that is easy to grow. The environment prefers a place with a half-shade, well drained and moderately moist.
Generic name of "Epacris" is Latin for "epi (above) + acris (sharp: sharp)" in, and "top of the hill", "there is a sharp projections on the leaf away" from it, of the species epithet "longiflora" Is a compound word of "long (long) + flora (flower)". Flower language is "Benevolence".
Life type: semi-vine evergreen small shrub, aka: Fuchsia Heath, Native fuchsia, Origin: South Australia, habitat distribution: subalpine bush, tree height : 50 to 150 m, leaf shape: triangular to oval, leaf length: 0.5 to 1.5 cm, leaf width: 0.3 to 0.5 cm, leaf edge: sharp projections at the tip, sharp projections, leaves: alternate, flower shape : Tubular, flower color: deep peach color ~ red, tip is white, flower length: 1 ~ 2.5 cm, flowering period: December to March.
Detailed information
Order
Ericales
Family
Ericaceae
Genus
Epacris
Species
E. longiflora
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Triangle
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Pot flower Garden
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Dec
Height
50  ~ 150  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1