Flower Database

Persicaria capitata

Basic information
Flower Name
Persicaria capitata
Formal Name
Persicaria capitata
Alias
姫蔓蕎麦, Polygonum
Habitat
Himalayas, Northern India
Morph
creeping evergreen perennial grass
Comment
Persicaria capitata is a creeping evergreen perennial grass of the family Polygonaceae jenus native toHimalayas, Northern India.
It lets a floret of the form of pink polygon bloom. It is short and is used for the ground cover or a rock garden because It continues flowering for a long term while groveling. However, it is really the calyx which did 5 incisions that look like a pink flower. There is no petal. Because it is small again, a thing and a color of a flower that it is covered with dust to bloom by the ground, and a color of a flower is dark, and to watch are apt to overlook it not bright pink. When grow in colonies, and bloom; a ground pink (a ground pink, a scientific name: Phlox subulata), It attracts the public eye with form of carpet of the pinkishness. Persicaria chinensis (scientific name:Persicaria chinensis) which lets a white blossom bloom by the flower name which was similar by the genus according to the course.
Common name: :Persicaria capitata,scientific name:Persicaria capitata ,aka: pink-headed persicaria, origin: Himalayas, Northern India plant 10 to 20 cm, leaf length: 3-4 cm, leaf shape: oval, blooming April-next year January flower colors: light pink, flower diameter: 1 cm species.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Polygonaceae
Genus
Persicaria
Species
P. capitata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet Garden street, planting
Color
Pink
Season
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
10  ~ 20  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1