Farfugium japonicum

Farfugium japonicum

  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Farfugium japonicum
  • Flower name
    Farfugium japonicum
  • Scientific name
    Farfugium japonicum
  • Aliasタクゴ, 石蕗
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Seashore, Park, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonOctober, November, December
  • Language of flowersbeyond difficulties

What is Farfugium japonicum

Farfugium japonicum or commonly called as Tsuwabuki (scientific name: Farfugium japonicum) is native to Japan, and is a cold-resistant evergreen perennial of the family Asteraceae. It is strong against shade and salt damage, and in Japan it is blooming everywhere in the garden and park of Kyushu from Honshu. Leaves resemble Petasites japonicus or Fuki (scientific name: Petasites japonicus), leaves are glossy and there are also plaque varieties. From autumn to winter, flowers similar to wild yellow Chrysanthemum morifolium or Florist's daisym, scientific name:Chrysanthemum morifolium make bloom on long stems. It makes a fluff like dandelion after a flower. It is said that stems and roots are medicinal, and in folk remedies it is used for swelling and products, eczema, bruises, diarrhea and so on. The language of flowers is "beyond difficulties".

Name: Farfugium japonicum, aka: Takugo, Tsuwabuki, origin: Japan, habitat distribution: Northeast South of Tohoku, Kyushu , Okinawa, environment: strong even in shade and salt damage, life type: evergreen perennial, plant length: 20 to 50 cm, stalk: hirsut, root leaf, petiole: long, leaf color: deep green, leaf shape: Leaf quality: cortical and glossy (front), hiragana (back), change leaves: crepe, white covering, goldprint, golden ring, lion leaf, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, flower attachment method: Flower color: yellow, flowering period: October to December, flower diameter: 5 cm, flower after: flower: flower shape: head flower (yellow tubular flower and tongue-shaped flower), flower blooming way: single, rarely double, flower color: Dandelion-like fluffy seed, application: Japanese style garden, potted plant.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Farfugium
  • Species
    F. japonicum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Round
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeCold-resistant Evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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