Epacris longiflora

Epacris longiflora

  • Epacris longiflora
  • Epacris longiflora
  • Epacris longiflora
  • Epacris longiflora
  • Flower name
    Epacris longiflora
  • Scientific name
    Epacris longiflora
  • AliasEpacris longiflora, Fuchsia Heath, フューシア・ヒース, フクシア・ヒース, Native fuchsia
  • Place of originSoutheastern Australia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, December
  • Language of flowersBenevolence

What is Epacris longiflora

Epacris Longhi Flora (scientific name: Epacris longiflora) is a native of Southeastern Australia and is a semi-evergreen evergreen small shrub (bush) of the Ericaceae. Expand branches freely in sub-alpine growing like a bush. Also known as Fuchsia Heath or Native fuchsia.
Leaves attached to branches are small with a small triangle, and there are sharp spines at the tip. A short flower pattern is brought out from the axilis, and a long tubular flower with a deep peach color is bloom at the tip. The tip of the flower is white and it is shallowly fractured into a star shape. Heath (Heath) with English name, Heath is generally difficult to grow, but among them it is a garden tree or potted plant that is easy to grow. The environment prefers a place with a half-shade, well drained and moderately moist.
Generic name of "Epacris" is Latin for "epi (above) + acris (sharp: sharp)" in, and "top of the hill", "there is a sharp projections on the leaf away" from it, of the species epithet "longiflora" Is a compound word of "long (long) + flora (flower)". Flower language is "Benevolence".

Life type: semi-vine evergreen small shrub, aka: Fuchsia Heath, Native fuchsia, Origin: South Australia, habitat distribution: subalpine bush, tree height : 50 to 150 m, leaf shape: triangular to oval, leaf length: 0.5 to 1.5 cm, leaf width: 0.3 to 0.5 cm, leaf edge: sharp projections at the tip, sharp projections, leaves: alternate, flower shape : Tubular, flower color: deep peach color ~ red, tip is white, flower length: 1 ~ 2.5 cm, flowering period: December to March.


  • Order
    Ericales
  • Family
    Ericaceae
  • Genus
    Epacris
  • Species
    E. longiflora
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    triangle
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeSemi-evergreen evergreen small shrub
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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