dwarf goldfish grass

Chaenorrhinum origanifolium

  • dwarf goldfish grass
  • dwarf goldfish grass
  • Flower name
    dwarf goldfish grass
  • Scientific name
    Chaenorrhinum origanifolium
  • AliasDwarf Snapdragon, Chaenorrhinum, 矮性金魚草, キンギョソウ, 矮性金魚草, カエノリナム・オリガニフォリウム
  • Place of originHorticultural varieties on high mountain native to southern Europe
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Horticultural species
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September

What is dwarf goldfish grass

Dwarf goldfish grass (Scientific name: Chaenorrhinum origanifolium) is native to Southern Europe, crawl-resistant cold tolerant evergreen perennials of the family Psyllidae family Caenorinum. It is a so-called dwarf goldfish grass, a plant variety of low-height planthopper. 'Summer sky' (Scientific name: Chaenorrhinum origanifolium 'Summer Skies') put a lot of flowers like small goldfish grass in spring to early summer. The flower is a tubular flower with petals coalesced, the tip is split in five and has a lip shape. The petal color is purple and the central base is white. Flowers are small and not very noticeable, but they are strong. It branches off and is used for potted plants and fishing.

Common name: Dwarf goldfish grass , Scientific name: Chaenorrhinum origanifolium, aka: Dwarf Snapdragon, Chaenorrhinum origanifolium, Caenorrhinum origanifolium, Caenolinum, Chaenorinum, origin: garden cultivar , Southern Europe, environment: rocky, life type: semi-cold-resistant perennials, plant length: 10 to 20 cm, width: 20 to 60 cm, leaf quality: wall thickness, leaf color: Green, leaf blade: 2 cm, leaf shape: elliptical, leaf order: birth place, where flowers come out: axillary, bilaterally symmetrical flower, flower size: 1 cm, flower shape: cylindrical flower with petals coalesced, tip 5 Flower color: blue, white, pink color, flowering period: April to July (spring falling season), August to September (spring sowing), use: ground cover, flowerbeds, freshly planted, potted plant, container, rock garden, Edge of the flower bed.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Plantaginaceae
  • Genus
    Chaenorhinum
  • Species
    C. origanifolium 'Summer Skies'
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold grass green for many years
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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