- Flower nameShirouma Asatsuki
- Scientific nameAllium 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.