Iris japonica

Iris japonica

  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Iris japonica
  • Flower name
    Iris japonica
  • Scientific name
    Iris japonica
  • Alias著莪, Iris japonica, shaga, fringed iris, butterfly flower
  • Place of originChina and Japan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowershave many friends

What is Iris japonica

Iris japonica , commonly called shaga, fringed iris or bButterfly , is an evergreen perennial of the department Iridaceae genus Iris native to China and Japan. In Japan. It is grows in forest floors of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu and is low height. In the spring, it makes white or pale blue flowers bloom in the shade of banks, etc.. Compared to other iridaceae plants with small flowers, flower is only 2 colors of white and pale blue. Flowers at each of the three outer perianth (calyx) and in the consist (Corolla) Perianth and stamens. Outside of (calyx) to blue-violet and yellow-orange spots and edges are jagged ruffled (serrated available) are. On the other hand, in the flower (Corolla) white divided into two at the end. Bordered by the stamens to the stigma of the pistil. On hard, slender leaf leaves shiny leaves the rest in winter, iridaceae. 3 x body for fruit growing rootstock breeding clumps, do. Flowers bloomed and similar, smaller, was listed as threatened plants include Himeshaga(Iris gracilipes).

Common name: Iris japonica , scientific name:IRIS japonica , also known as: Fringed iris or Butterfly , origin: China, distribution: Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu Japan, China, environments: forest floor, height: 30-70 cm, flower diameter: 5 cm, color: white, light blue, Flowering time: April to May.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsBlue White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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