Germany, Estonia, the Republic of Malta's national flower
- Flower nameCornflower
- Scientific nameCentaurea cyanus
- Aliasセントーレア, 矢車菊, Centaurea, cornflower, bachelor's button, Yagurumagiku
- Place of originSoutheastern Europe
- Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
- Language of flowersTrust
What is Cornflower
Cornflower (scientific name: Centaurea cyanus) is a native southeast part of Europe and is a cold-resistant annual grass of the Afamily Asteraceae. From spring to rainy season, it makes flower bloom. Arrow is what is at the tip of the carp streamer rod (see picture). It is also called Centenarea from the scientific name. It is used for potted plants and cut flowers. Blue flower variety is the national flower of Germany, Estonia and Malta republic.
There are "delicate" "grace" "education" "trust" in the flower language of Cornflower. Delicate, graceful, stem fine and flower shape, education seems to have come from the fact that a mother (queen) let the children (the princes) train the life in the wheat field. As for "trust" it is imagined because its origin is unknown, but the original species of Cornflower is deep bluish purple, and since ancient times, the highest grade of jewelry is expressed as "cornflower blue". So it was thought whether flower color made image of "trust" from.
Common name: Cornflower, scientific name: Centaurea cyanus, aka: Yagurumagiku, cornflower, bachelor's button, Centaurea, Place of origin: Southeastern part of Europe, Environment: place of sunny, grass length: 30 to 100 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape: oblong to linear or feathered rupture, leaf margin: all edges or with sawtooth , Flower shape: head flowers, corolla: tubular flowers, flowering period: April to June, flower diameter: 4 to 5 cm, flower color: bluish purple, white, peach, black, breeding method: seed.