Dianthus japonicus

Dianthus japonicus

  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Dianthus japonicus
  • Flower name
    Dianthus japonicus
  • Scientific name
    Dianthus japonicus
  • AliasDianthus japonicus, 浜撫子, フジナデシコ
  • Place of origin Japan and China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Seashore, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October, November

What is Dianthus japonicus

Dianthus japonicus or Hama nadeshiko (Scientific name: Dianthus japonicus) is a perennial plant in the family Caryophyllaceae native to Japan and China. It grows naturally in the sandy soil along the coast of Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Okinawa in Japan. It produces pink flowers in the summer and autumn.

General name: Dianthus japonicus,Scientific name: Dianthus japonicus, aka: Hama nadeshiko, Origin: Japan, China, Habitat distribution: Honshu-Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa, Environment: coastal sandy soil,plant height: 15-50 cm, Petiole:opposite, Leaf margins: hairs, Flowering period: June - November, Flower color: pink, Flower diameter: 1.5 cm, Use: Garden planting, cut flower.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Dianthus
  • Species
    D. japonicus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    Hairs
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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