Cornflower

Germany, Estonia, the Republic of Malta's national flower

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    Cornflower @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Cornflower @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Cornflower @ Kiba Park
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    Cornflower @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Cornflower @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Cornflower @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Cornflower @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Cornflower @ Kiba Park
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    Cornflower @ Himeji city
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    Cornflower @ Kiba Park
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    Cornflower @ Himeji city
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    Cornflower @ Takaoka(Toyama pref.)
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    Cornflower @ Takaoka(Toyama pref.)

Basic information

Flower Name
Cornflower
Formal Name
Centaurea cyanus
Alias
Centaurea, cornflower, Yagurumagiku
Habitat
Southeastern Europe
Morph
Hardy Annual grass

Comment

What is Cornflower

Cornflower (scientific name: Centaurea cyanus) is a native southeast part of Europe and is a cold-resistant annual grass of the Afamily Asteraceae. From spring to rainy season, it makes flower bloom. Arrow is what is at the tip of the carp streamer rod (see picture). It is also called Centenarea from the scientific name. It is used for potted plants and cut flowers. Blue flower variety is the national flower of Germany, Estonia and Malta republic.
There are "delicate" "grace" "education" "trust" in the flower language of Cornflower. Delicate, graceful, stem fine and flower shape, education seems to have come from the fact that a mother (queen) let the children (the princes) train the life in the wheat field. As for "trust" it is imagined because its origin is unknown, but the original species of Cornflower is deep bluish purple, and since ancient times, the highest grade of jewelry is expressed as "cornflower blue". So it was thought whether flower color made image of "trust" from.

Common name: Cornflower, scientific name: Centaurea cyanus, aka: Yagurumagiku, cornflower, bachelor's button, Centaurea, Place of origin: Southeastern part of Europe, Environment: place of sunny, grass length: 30 to 100 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape: oblong to linear or feathered rupture, leaf margin: all edges or with sawtooth , Flower shape: head flowers, corolla: tubular flowers, flowering period: April to June, flower diameter: 4 to 5 cm, flower color: bluish purple, white, peach, black, breeding method: seed.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Centaurea
Species
C. cyanus
Flower language
Trust (Mar 01, Mar 05, Mar 22, Aug 02)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Head
Petal shape
Tubular
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenCt flower・Flower arrangement
Color
Pink, Blue, Black, White
Season
AprMayJun
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
4 ~ 5

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