Flower Database

Dog tooth violet

Basic information
Flower Name
Dog tooth violet
Formal Name
Erythronium japonicum
Alias
片栗, 堅香子, Dog tooth violet
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Cold resistant nodular root plants
Comment
Dogtooth violet, scientific name: Erythronium japonicum, native to Japan and is a hardy bulbous plant of the erythronium genus , the liliaceae department. Spring lilac to deep purple 6 valve flowers bloom in the drop-down. Boiled leaves and flowers, bulbs (bulbs) and eaten as a vegetable. Call harvested the starch from the bulb, but now was taken from potato starch flour and potato starch. Blooms in the garden variety yellow purple flowers grow wild in the wild, but "yellow flower Erythronium 'Pagoda' and a white flower blooms Dogtooth violet petal 'white beauty' there.
Common name: Dogtooth violet, scientific name: Erythronium japonicum, also known as: catacago , dog tooth violet ,origin: Japan, height: 10-30 cm, flowering period: mid March-April, flower color: peach (and yellow and white), flower diameter: 4-5 cm the plant uses: parks, planted garden, cooking vegetables: boiled, Tempura
Detailed information
Order
Liliales
Family
Liliaceae
Genus
Erythronium
Species
E. japonicum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Lily
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Pink
Season
Mar Apr
Height
10  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 5