Heartleaf lily

Cardiocrinum cordatum

  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Heartleaf lily
  • Flower name
    Heartleaf lily
  • Scientific name
    Cardiocrinum cordatum
  • AliasGiant lily, 姥百合, Heartleaf lily
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Heartleaf lily

Heartleaf lily (scientific name: Cardiocrinum cordatum) is a large perennial plant in the family Liliaceae, native to Japan. It grows wild in the mountains of Kanto to Kyushu. The leaves are heart-shaped with a pointed tip and have a petiole with about five leaflets in a ring. In summer, it produces about 10 funnel-shaped, pale green flowers with six lobes laterally lobed at the tip of an upright stem. The flowers are open only at the tips. The flowers are aromatic.

General name: Heartleaf lily, scientific name: Cardiocrinum cordatum, aka: Giant lily, Uba Yuri, Origin: Kanto-Kyushu, Japan, Environment: mountainous forest, Life-type: perennial, Grass height: 60 to Leaf shape: heart-shaped; florets: 15 cm long; inflorescence: sparse racemes; flowering time: July-August; fruit shape: capsule; fruit length: 5 cm; fruit shape: oval; seed shape: obtuse triangle.


  • Eye
    Liliales
  • Family
    Liliaceae
  • Genus
    Cardiocrinum
  • Species
    C. cordatum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typelarge perennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite Green
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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