Flower Database

Dimorphotheca

Basic information
Flower Name
Dimorphotheca
Formal Name
Dimorphotheca sinuata
Alias
Dimorphoeca, アフリカ金盞花
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
Half Hardy Annual grass
Comment
Dimorphotheca (scientific name: Dimorphotheca sinuata) is a native to South Africa, Chrysanthemum Family Asteraceae is semi-cold weather one year old grass. Glittering yellow, orange, or red warm color flowers bloom in petals. It is vulnerable to rain because of tropical regions, and it is a day flower that closes flowers when it is cloudy or evening. The representative variety is Dimoru Hosseka Sinuata with tongue-shaped flower yellowish orange and tubular flower dark brown. In addition, Dimor Joseka Purwalis is a white tongue-shaped flower, with the petal back and the tubular flower purple. It is similar toosteospermum . The difference is as follows.
osteospermum and Dimorphotheca
Osteospermum is more abundant in flower color, cold color is main and warm color is also present. Dimorphotheca has many warm colors. Dimorphotheca is one year grass (in Japan), but Osteoporum is a perennial. Leaves are attached to the flower stem at the edge of the osteospermum, but the leaves of Dimorphotheca have saw teeth and the leaves do not stick to flower stems.
Generic name: Dimorphotheca, scientific name: Dimorphotheca sinuata, classification name: the plant kingdom angiosperms eudicots calycerales Asteraceae di Morpho Seca genus, alias: Africa Calendula, Origin: South Africa, plant height: from 25 to50cm , Flower color: Orange, yellow, white (behind the petal is purple), Use: The leaf shape: lanceolate - linear, flower shape, flower size: from 3 to 8 cm, flowering period: from March to May, Flower bed, cut flowers.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Dimorphotheca
Species
D. sinuata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Ct flower・Flower arrangement
Color
Red, Orange, Yellow, White
Season
Mar Apr May
Height
25  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 8