Flower Database

Kongiku

Basic information
Flower Name
Kongiku
Formal Name
Aster ageratoides ssp. avalus
Alias
紺菊
Habitat
Garden variety
Morph
Hardy Perennial Grass
Comment
Kongiku (scientific name: Aster microcephalus var. Ovatus 'Hortensis') is hardy perennial plant of Asteraceae genus. A lot of small flowers made of dark blue purple tongue-shaped flowers and yellow tubular flowers bloom in autumn. Leaves are lanceolate in green. It is a garden cultivar of No-kongiku (nobukari chrysanthemum, scientific name: Aster microcephalus var. Ovatus), but flower color is blue than flower No-kongiku (A. ovatus), with flowers is better. It is also similar to Yomena (scientific name: Aster yomena), whereas Yomena (A. yomena) has few branches and shorter coronary hair, whereas Kongiku (A. Hortensis) and Nokugiku (A. ovatus ) Have many branches and their hair is long.
General name:Kongiku , scientific name, Aster ageratoides ssp. Avalus, plant height: 40 to 100 cm, symmetry flower, scutellaria Inflorescence, flower color: blue purple, flower size: 2 to 3 cm, flowering period: October to December.
Detailed information
Order
Chrysanthemum eyes
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Aster
Species
A. ageratoides ssp. avalus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
Oct Nov Dec
Height
40  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3