Kongiku

Aster ageratoides ssp. avalus

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  • Kongiku
  • Flower name
    Kongiku
  • Scientific name
    Aster ageratoides ssp. avalus
  • Alias紺菊
  • Place of originGarden variety
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonOctober, November, December

What is Kongiku

Kongiku (scientific name: Aster microcephalus var. Ovatus 'Hortensis') is hardy perennial plant of Asteraceae genus. A lot of small flowers made of dark blue purple tongue-shaped flowers and yellow tubular flowers bloom in autumn. Leaves are lanceolate in green. It is a garden cultivar of No-kongiku (nobukari chrysanthemum, scientific name: Aster microcephalus var. Ovatus), but flower color is blue than flower No-kongiku (A. ovatus), with flowers is better. It is also similar to Yomena (scientific name: Aster yomena), whereas Yomena (A. yomena) has few branches and shorter coronary hair, whereas Kongiku (A. Hortensis) and Nokugiku (A. ovatus ) Have many branches and their hair is long.

General name:Kongiku , scientific name, Aster ageratoides ssp. Avalus, plant height: 40 to 100 cm, symmetry flower, scutellaria Inflorescence, flower color: blue purple, flower size: 2 to 3 cm, flowering period: October to December.


  • Eye
    Chrysanthemum eyes
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Aster
  • Species
    A. ageratoides ssp. avalus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHardy Perennial Grass
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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