Northern fairy candelabra

Androsace septentrionalis

  • Northern fairy candelabra
  • Northern fairy candelabra
  • Flower name
    Northern fairy candelabra
  • Scientific name
    Androsace septentrionalis
  • AliasAndrosace stardust, スターダスト, アンドロサケ・セプテントリオナリス, pygmyflower rockjasmine, ロックジャスミン・ジャスミン, アンドロサケ, Star dust, Rock jasmin, pygmy-flower rock-jasmine
  • Place of originWestern Alps
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Northern fairy candelabra

Northern fairy candelabra, scientific name:Androsace septentronals, is an alpine perennial herb of the genus Primula, Department of technithau native to Western Alps. On the ground the crowding out of needle-shaped leaves of Rosetta. Spring scape out stems from the further small umbels Ray number, give the florets at the tip. Flower blooms with white flowers resembling gypsophila number. Petal is a sake vessel shaped Tip 5 crack, yellow flower. Bloom flower is similar to Stardust so called Stardust (Star dust).

Common name: Northern fairy candelabra, scientific name:Androsace septentrionalis, aka: Stardust , Alps-tchnaysou, Rock Jasmine, Northern fairy candelabra, pygmyflower rockjasmine Pygmy-flower rock-jasmine, origin: Alps West, living type: subalpine perennial plant: 5 to 30 cm, Leaves blooms in leaves of rosette-shaped whorls, leaf, leaf: the needle shape, leaf length: 1 cm, radial symmetry, inflorescence shape: umbel, flower diameter:0.5cm, flower color: white, flowering period: from March to May, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Primulaceae
  • Genus
    Androsace
  • Species
    A. septentrionalis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typealpine penental plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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