- Flower nameEpimedium youngianum
- Scientific nameEpimedium x youngianum
- Place of originShikoku of Japan
- Place of floweringLow mountains, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Epimedium youngianum
Epimedium youngianum or called Hime ikariso, Scientific name: Epimedium x youngianum) is a perennial plant of the family Berberidaceae that inhabits in Shikoku. Epimedium grandiflorum(Scientific name: Epimedium grandiflorum) . It is considered to be a natural cross of Epimedium diphyllum. The plant height is as low as 30 cm. The leaves are in the cortex, and the bilobes in two outs are bifurcated with an apical point, with serrations at the leaf rim. In spring, flower stems drow out from the tip to spread the inflorescences, with white florets with a spur. The flower is 4 petals and has 8 pieces, but 4 pieces fall at the time of flowering. Four stamens surround one stamen. The flower name is smaller than that of Sesame.
General name: Epimedium youngianum, Scientific name: Epimedium x youngianum, aka: Hime ikariso, Habitat distribution: Shikoku, living environment: Mountainous area, Plant height: 15 - 30 cm, living type: perennial grass, leaf quality: cortex, leaf shape: 2 times 3 leaves, small leaf shape: oval with pointed end, leaf edge: fine sawtooth, stigmatized, flowering period: April to May, Inflorescence type: raceme, flower diameter: 2 - 3 cm, flower color: white, number of petals: 4 pieces, number of sepals: 8 pieces (4 pieces dropped at flowering), number of stamens: 4 pieces, number of pistils: 1 piece, distance : Yes, spur: 1 cm, Remarks: A natural cross between Scutellaria baicalensis.