Japanese autumn representative flower
- Flower nameChrysanthemum 'Enmeiraku'
- Scientific nameChrysanthemum morifolium 'kogiku'
- Alias菊, Pot mum, spray mum, キク, 食用菊
- Place of origincultivar
- Place of floweringHorticultural species
- Flowering seasonJuly, September, October, November, December
- Language of flowersThe general floral language is “noble,”
What is Chrysanthemum 'Enmeiraku'
Kogiku or small chrysanthemums (scientific name: Chrysanthemum morifolium 'kogiku') are edible chrysanthemums in the family Asteraceae. As the name implies, it is a small chrysanthemum with a flower diameter of about 2 cm, and only the head flowers are used for sashimi etc. It is cultivated from September - Decembe. Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture is the main production area, and registered varieties include 'Komari', 'Toyo no Aki', 'Toyon Yamabuki', 'Akizuki', and 'Kin Nishiki'.
Common name: Kogiku, Scientific name: Chrysanthemum morifolium 'kogiku', Origin: Horticultural species, Grass height: 70-100 cm, Radiating symmetrical flowers, Clustered inflorescence, Tongue-shaped flowers, Flowers: Yellow, Small, Flower diameter: 2-3 m, Flowering season: September-December, uses: edible.
Flower diameter: less than 9 cm (small chrysanthemum), 9-18 cm (medium chrysanthemum), more than 18 cm (large chrysanthemum).