Flower Database

Agrostemma githago

Basic information
Flower Name
Agrostemma githago
Formal Name
Agrostemma githago
Alias
purple cockle, 麦仙翁, corn cockle, common corn-cockle , アグロステンマ・ギタゴ
Habitat
Europe and Western Asia
Morph
cold-resistant annual weeds
Comment
Agrostemma githago is a garden cultivar of the field weed 'Agrostemma' with cold-resistant annual herbs of the family Caryophyllaceae, which is native to Europe and West Asia. In spring, pink color five flower blossoms will bloom. The leaves are similar to {{wheat}} (barley), and flower resemble sennou(scientific name: Megane Oen) or Dianthus (Nadeshiko, scientific name: Dianthus). For representative cultivars, there are white flowers, 70 to 100 cm plant height "Ocean Pearl" and blue purple flower "Perpule Queen". It likes sunshine and a well-drained soil. Since the stem is thin and easy to fall down, a support is necessary. Breed with spilled species.
A member of the genus Agrostemma has Embisennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi) Matsumotosennou(scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii)Lychnis gracillima ( scientific name: Lychnis gracillima)Lychnis miqeliana ( scientific name: Lychnis miqueliana)Agrostemma githago(scientific name: Agrostemma githago).
Common name: Agrostemma githago, aka: Agrostemma, Gitago, Muginadesico, common corn-cockle, corn cockle, purple cockle, Origin: European to West Asia, Living type: Garden cultivar of "Agrostema" weed of one year grass · wheat field, plant height: 80 to 100 cm, leaf shape: linear, leaves margin: all edges, amphoteric flowers , Flowering period: April to July, flower color: peach · white, flower size: from 3 to 4 cm, breeding: spilled seed.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Caryophyllaceae
Genus
Agrostemma
Species
A. githago
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden park
Color
Pink, White
Season
Apr May Jun Jul
Height
80  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 4