Aster microcephalus var. ovatus

  • Nokongiku
  • Nokongiku
  • Nokongiku
  • Nokongiku
  • Nokongiku
  • Nokongiku
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Aster microcephalus var. ovatus
  • Alias
  • Place of origin Japan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October, November

What is Nokongiku

Nokongiku (scientific name: Aster microcephalus var. ovatus) is a cold-hardy perennial herb of the Asteraceae family native to Japan. It is well branched. From late summer to autumn, it produces flowers with a diameter of about 2.5 cm. The central tubular flowers are yellow, and the peripheral tongues are pale blue-purple or white.

Common name Nokongiku, Scientific name: Aster microcephalus var. ovatus, Plant height: 50-100 cm, Leaf shape: oblong, Leaf length: 6-12 cm, Leaf inflorescence: alternate, leaf margin: serrate, Inflorescence type: infinite inflorescence (flowers bloom from the bottom to the top) , Flowering season: August-November, Inflorescence shape: headed inflorescence, Flower diameter: 2.5 cm, Bract shape: Hemispherical, Fruit shape: Flattened ellipse with white and long corolla hairs.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    A. microcephalus var. ovatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typecold-tolerant perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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