Japanese autumn representative flower
- Flower nameShokuyougiku
- Scientific nameC.m ’Shokuyougiku'
- Alias菊, Pot mum, キク, 食用菊
- Place of origincultivar
- Place of floweringField, Horticultural species
- Flowering seasonOctober, November
- Language of flowersThe general floral language is “noble,”
What is Shokuyougiku
Shokuyougiku (scientific name: Chrysanthemum ’Shokuyougiku') is an edible chrysanthemum in the Asteraceae family.
It produces yellow or reddish-purple flowers.' The head flowers of Aboukyu and Enmeirgiku are edible. They are used in vinegared dishes and as sashimi geisha. Its texture is softer than Enmei chrysanthemum.
Common name: Shokuyougiku (scientific name: Chrysanthemum ’Shokuyougiku', origin: horticultural variety, height: 50-100 cm, radiate symmetrical flowers, clustered inflorescences, tongue-shaped flowers. Flower: yellow, reddish purple, small to large, Diameter: 4-11 cm, Flowering season: October-November, Use: edible.