Flower Database

Scabiosa japonica alpina

Basic information
Flower Name
Scabiosa japonica alpina
Formal Name
Scabiosa japonica var.alpina
Alias
Scabiosa japonica alpina, スカビオサ・ジャポニカ・アルピ−ナ, 高嶺松虫草
Habitat
Japan
Morph
More hardy annual grasses
Comment
Scabiosa japonica Alpina is cold-resistant biennial plant of the of the family Dipsacaceae . It is for the high mountain version of Scabiosa Japonica and and Alpina has a bigger flower than Japonica .The plant grows wild in a collapse or the stone place of the high mountain from Honshu to Shikoku in Japan. It makes flowers of the heliotrope bloom in the inflorescence taken out a flower stalk from the interval of the radical growths feather leaves which edge was split in.
General name:Scabiosa japonica alpina ,scientific name: Scabiosa japonica var. alpina, origin: Shikoku from Central Honshu of Japan, environment: high mountain, plant height: 20 to 40 cm, flowering time: from June to September, flower color: purple, flower size: 5 cm.
[Flower of the Dipsacaceae]
+ Scabiosa japonica is high and flowers at a plateau in autumn.
+Scabiosa japonica var. alpina makes bloom at a high mountain in summer, and the height of the grass is lower than a Scabiosa japonica, and the capitula is bigger than a Scabiosa japonica.
+ Scabiosa atropurpurea is a close species of S. japonica , and a color of a flower is abundant, and center and both neighboring flowers swell.
Detailed information
Order
Dipsacales
Family
Dipsacaceae
Genus
Scabiosa
Species
S. japonica var.alpina
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Pinnate
Leaf edge
incision
Flowering place
Alpine
Color
Pink, Blue, Violet, White
Season
Jun Jul Aug Sep
Height
20  ~ 40  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 5