Cerinthe major

Cerinthe major

  • Cerinthe major
  • Cerinthe major
  • Flower name
    Cerinthe major
  • Scientific name
    Cerinthe major
  • AliasHoneywort, キバナルリソウ
  • Place of originMediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Cerinthe major

Cerinthe major (Scientific name: Cerinthe major) is native to the Mediterranean coast, and is a cold-resistant annual grass of the family Boraginaceae. In the spring, the bract and the flower tube part are bluish purple and the flowers are blooming downward. The types, purpurascens (scientific name: Cerinthe major 'purpurascens') is the entire bracts and the tube is bloom blue-violet flowers. Yellow candy (scientific name: Cerinthe major 'Yellow Candy') blooms purple and yellow of the two-tone color is distribution doing.

Generic name: Cerinthe major, scientific name: Cerinthe major, alias: honeywort, lesser honeywort, Alias: Serinth, Honeywort, Yellow flower larva, Plant: Mediterranean coast, plant length: 30 to 50 cm, leaf color: green, leafy: wall thickness, inflorescence type: scorpion type inflorescence, flower shape: tube Flowering period: April - May, flower color: blue · yellow, flower length: 3 cm.


  • Eye
    Boraginales
  • Family
    Boraginaceae
  • Genus
    Cerinthe
  • Species
    C major
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scorpion inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecold-resistant annual grass
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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