Dimorphotheca

Dimorphotheca sinuata

  • Dimorphotheca
  • Dimorphotheca
  • Dimorphotheca
  • Dimorphotheca
  • Flower name
    Dimorphotheca
  • Scientific name
    Dimorphotheca sinuata
  • Aliasアフリカキンセンカ, Dimorphoeca, アフリカ金盞花, ディモルホセカ
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May
  • Language of flowersRich

What is Dimorphotheca

Dimorphotheca (scientific name: Dimorphotheca sinuata) is a native to South Africa, Chrysanthemum Family Asteraceae is semi-cold weather one year old grass. Glittering yellow, orange, or red warm color flowers bloom in petals. It is vulnerable to rain because of tropical regions, and it is a day flower that closes flowers when it is cloudy or evening. The representative variety is Dimoru Hosseka Sinuata with tongue-shaped flower yellowish orange and tubular flower dark brown. In addition, Dimor Joseka Purwalis is a white tongue-shaped flower, with the petal back and the tubular flower purple. It is similar toosteospermum . The difference is as follows.

osteospermum and Dimorphotheca
Osteospermum is more abundant in flower color, cold color is main and warm color is also present. Dimorphotheca has many warm colors. Dimorphotheca is one year grass (in Japan), but Osteoporum is a perennial. Leaves are attached to the flower stem at the edge of the osteospermum, but the leaves of Dimorphotheca have saw teeth and the leaves do not stick to flower stems.

Generic name: Dimorphotheca, scientific name: Dimorphotheca sinuata, classification name: the plant kingdom angiosperms eudicots calycerales Asteraceae di Morpho Seca genus, alias: Africa Calendula, Origin: South Africa, plant height: from 25 to50cm , Flower color: Orange, yellow, white (behind the petal is purple), Use: The leaf shape: lanceolate - linear, flower shape, flower size: from 3 to 8 cm, flowering period: from March to May, Flower bed, cut flowers.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Dimorphotheca
  • Species
    D. sinuata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeHalf Hardy Annual grass
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height25.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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