Shirouma Asatsuki

Allium schoenoprasum var. orientale

  • Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Flower name
    Shirouma Asatsuki
  • Scientific name
    Allium schoenoprasum var. orientale
  • AliasAllium schoenoprasum, 白馬浅葱
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Shirouma Asatsuki

Shirouma Asotsuki (scientific name: Allium schoenoprasum var. orientale) is native to Japan and is an alpine perennial herb in the family Amaryllidaceae. It grows naturally on gravel areas in the alpine area north of central Japan in Hokkaido and Honshu. In summer, globular red-purple flowers bloom at the tip of a thin hollow flower stalk. The length of the stamen and the tepal are the same. Asotsuki i, which is very similar, does not protrude from the tepal.

General name: Shirouma Asotsuki, scientific name: Allium schoenoprasum var. orientale, Origin: Japan, Plant height: 30-50 cm , Leaf shape: cylindrical, leaf color: green, leaf diameter: 0.3-0.5 cm, leaf length: 20-35 cm, inflorescence form: umbel, inflorescence diameter: 3-4 cm, small flower diameter: 0.8 cm, flowering period : June to August, flower color: magenta, florets: six petals, seed color: black.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Allium
  • Species
    A. schoenoprasum var. orientale
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    Cylindrical
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type alpine perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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