Amsonia

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    Amsonia @ Mount Takao
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    Amsonia @ Himeji City Tegarayama Botanical Garden
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    Amsonia @ Himeji City Tegarayama Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Amsonia
Formal Name
Amsonia elliptica
Alias
Amsonia, Japanese Bluestar
Habitat
East of the Korean peninsula, China, Japan, North America
Morph
non-cold-resistant and non-heat-tolerant perennial grass

Comment

What is Amsonia

Amsonia(scientific name: Amsonia elliptica) is a non-cold-resistant and non-heat-tolerant perennial of the family apocynaceae native to North America and East Asia.Stems are erect, stretch cymes from the stem in early summer, the light blue star-shaped florets give the number. The autumn leaves fall and Japanese-style atmosphere. This depends on which resembles the character "Ding" saw the flower names flower from the side. Was designated endangered species from swamp habitats are decreasing.The whole plant is toxic because apocynaceae. 

General name:Amsonia, scientific name: Amsonia elliptica, also known as: Bluestar, origin: Korea, Korean peninsula of Habitat distribution: North America, East Asia, East Asia in China, Japan, North America, China, Japan Hokkaido-Kyushu, living environments: wetlands, living type: perennial (perennial), plant height: 30-70 cm, leaf lenght: 30-50 cm, leaf width: 8 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate-oval, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaf color: green (spring/summer) → flowers-autumn (fall): cymes, flower diameter:1.5cm, flower color: light blue, Corolla: open flat, flowering: April-June, calyx: 5 deep fissure, fruit types: bag of fruit shape: elongated cylindrical fruit length: 5 cm, use: garden planted, cut flowers, stated: the whole plant is poisonous plants, endangered species.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Amsonia
Species
A. elliptica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Marsh
Color
Blue
Season
AprMayJun
Height
30 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1.5

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