Amsonia

Amsonia elliptica

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  • Flower name
    Amsonia
  • Scientific name
    Amsonia elliptica
  • Aliasアムソニア, Amsonia, ブルースター, Japanese Bluestar, 丁子草
  • Place of originEast of the Korean peninsula, China, Japan, North America
  • Place of floweringWetlands
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Amsonia

Amsonia(scientific name: Amsonia elliptica) is a non-cold-resistant and non-heat-tolerant perennial of the family apocynaceae native to North America and East Asia.Stems are erect, stretch cymes from the stem in early summer, the light blue star-shaped florets give the number. The autumn leaves fall and Japanese-style atmosphere. This depends on which resembles the character "Ding" saw the flower names flower from the side. Was designated endangered species from swamp habitats are decreasing.The whole plant is toxic because apocynaceae. 

General name:Amsonia, scientific name: Amsonia elliptica, also known as: Bluestar, origin: Korea, Korean peninsula of Habitat distribution: North America, East Asia, East Asia in China, Japan, North America, China, Japan Hokkaido-Kyushu, living environments: wetlands, living type: perennial (perennial), plant height: 30-70 cm, leaf lenght: 30-50 cm, leaf width: 8 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate-oval, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaf color: green (spring/summer) → flowers-autumn (fall): cymes, flower diameter:1.5cm, flower color: light blue, Corolla: open flat, flowering: April-June, calyx: 5 deep fissure, fruit types: bag of fruit shape: elongated cylindrical fruit length: 5 cm, use: garden planted, cut flowers, stated: the whole plant is poisonous plants, endangered species.


  • Order
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Amsonia
  • Species
    A. elliptica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typenon-cold-resistant and non-heat-tolerant perennial grass
  • Flower colors Blue Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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