Ezo-Kanzo

Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta

  • Ezo-Kanzo
  • Ezo-Kanzo
  • Ezo-Kanzo
  • Ezo-Kanzo
  • Flower name
    Ezo-Kanzo
  • Scientific name
    Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta
  • Aliasゼンテイカ, 禅庭花, ニッコウキスゲ, Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta, 蝦夷萱草
  • Place of originJapan and China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September, October

What is Ezo-Kanzo

Ezo-Kanzo (scientific name: Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta, synonym: Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta) is a perennial plant in the family Xanthorrhoeaceae that produces yellow flowers in early summer in coastal and alpine meadows. Each of the three inner and outer flower clusters is usually a one-day flower. It is also called zen-teika or Nikkoukisuge. The former scientific name became Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta synonym.

Generic name: Ezo-kanzo, scientific name: Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta, synonym: Hemerocallis middendorffii var. esculenta, also known as zen-teika (Zen garden flower), Ezo zen-teika (Ezo-zen-teika (Ezo-zen-teika), Nikkoukisuge, grass height: 50-70 cm, flower color: yellow, flower length: 7-9 cm, flowering season: June to August.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Xanthorrhoeaceae
  • Genus
    Hemerocallis
  • Species
    H. dumortieri var. esculenta
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower7.0 ~ 9.0 cm

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