Agrostemma githago

Agrostemma githago

  • Agrostemma githago
  • Agrostemma githago
  • Agrostemma githago
  • Agrostemma githago
  • Agrostemma githago
  • Agrostemma githago
  • Flower name
    Agrostemma githago
  • Scientific name
    Agrostemma githago
  • Aliaspurple cockle, 麦仙翁, corn cockle, common corn-cockle , アグロステンマ・ギタゴ
  • Place of originEurope and Western Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July
  • Language of flowersGentility

What is Agrostemma githago

Agrostemma githago is a garden cultivar of the field weed 'Agrostemma' with cold-resistant annual herbs of the family Caryophyllaceae, which is native to Europe and West Asia. In spring, pink color five flower blossoms will bloom. The leaves are similar to {{wheat}} (barley), and flower resemble sennou(scientific name: Megane Oen) or Dianthus (Nadeshiko, scientific name: Dianthus). For representative cultivars, there are white flowers, 70 to 100 cm plant height "Ocean Pearl" and blue purple flower "Perpule Queen". It likes sunshine and a well-drained soil. Since the stem is thin and easy to fall down, a support is necessary. Breed with spilled species.
A member of the genus Agrostemma has Embisennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi) Matsumotosennou(scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii)Lychnis gracillima ( scientific name: Lychnis gracillima)Lychnis miqeliana ( scientific name: Lychnis miqueliana)Agrostemma githago(scientific name: Agrostemma githago).

Common name: Agrostemma githago, aka: Agrostemma, Gitago, Muginadesico, common corn-cockle, corn cockle, purple cockle, Origin: European to West Asia, Living type: Garden cultivar of "Agrostema" weed of one year grass · wheat field, plant height: 80 to 100 cm, leaf shape: linear, leaves margin: all edges, amphoteric flowers , Flowering period: April to July, flower color: peach · white, flower size: from 3 to 4 cm, breeding: spilled seed.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Agrostemma
  • Species
    A. githago
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant annual weeds
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height80.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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