Korean starwort

Aster koraiensis

  • Korean starwort
  • Korean starwort
  • Korean starwort
  • Korean starwort
  • Flower name
    Korean starwort
  • Scientific name
    Aster koraiensis
  • Aliasチョウセンヨメナ, 朝鮮嫁菜, Korean starwort
  • Place of originthe Korean Peninsula
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September

What is Korean starwort

Korean starwort (scientific name: Aster koraiensis) is a perennial herb belonging to the family Asteraceae, an endemic species of the Korean Peninsula.
From summer to early autumn, the inflorescence is extended from the tip of the stem and the head flower blooms. Tongue flowers are bluish purple and tubular flowers are yellow. It came to Japan for ornamental purposes and is now considered a naturalized plant.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    A. koraiensis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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