Flower Database

Embisennou

Basic information
Flower Name
Embisennou
Formal Name
Lychnis wilfordi
Alias
燕尾仙翁, Embisennou
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Years of grass
Comment
Embisennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi) is a perennial grass native to Japan. From the lowlands of the wild steppes grows. Leaves are lanceolate in along the stem shifted 90 degrees, the opposite. Extends from the top of the stalk in summer, cymes of numerous florets bloom. 5-petaled flowers with Tip 4 deep lobed shape is similar to the tail feathers of the swallows, has been named. This unique flower shape compared to the fireworks,too. Genus 'Lychnis' is a derivative of Greek 'lychnos', which means Flame in English. It looks like a lot of open palms are combined, the burning red velvet flares open and it blooms, so the point that the flower language is "health beauty" gains a point.
*The following are the plants of the genus Lychnis.
Embi-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi) Matsumoto-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii) Lychnis haageana (scientific name:Lychnis × haageana) Senju-ganpi (scientific name:Lychnis gracillima)Fushiguro-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis miqeliana).
Common name: Embisennou,Scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi, Origin: Japan, living type: perennial, stem length: 50-80 cm, leaf: lanceolate, leaf arrangement: opposite, flower length: 3 cm, flower, red, flowering: July-August
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Caryophyllaceae
Genus
Lychnis
Species
L. wilfordi
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet Low mountain
Color
Red
Season
Jul Aug
Height
50  ~ 80  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 3