Dianthus speciosus

Dianthus superbus var. speciosus

  • Dianthus speciosus
  • Dianthus speciosus
  • Flower name
    Dianthus speciosus
  • Scientific name
    Dianthus superbus var. speciosus
  • Alias高嶺撫子
  • Place of originGermany
  • Place of floweringHigh mountain
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Dianthus speciosus

Dianthus speciosus or Takane Nadeshko (scientific name:Dianthus superbus var. speciosus) is native German and is a cold-resistant evergreen perennial of the family Caryophyllaceae. In Japan, from Hokkaido to the north of the Chubu region, it grows naturally in alpine grasslands or rocky areas. It is an alpine variant of Kawara Nadeshiko ). It brings the magenta flower, which the tip of the pentaflower further subdivided.

Name: Dianthus speciosus or Takane Nadeshko, scientific name:Dianthus superbus var. speciosus, Place of origin: Germany, habitat: Hokkaido - Chubu Nature from the rural area, Environment: alpine grassland or rocky land, Living type: perennial, stem: upright, plant height: 20 to 30 cm, leaf order: viable, flower color: purplish red, bracts: 2 pairs, flowering period: July - September, the number of petals: 5, the flower size: 4 - 5 cm, the number of stamens 10.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Dianthus
  • Species
    D. uperbus var. speciosus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold-resistant Evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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