Chabo ayame

Iris sanguinea ‘pumira’

  • Chabo ayame
  • Chabo ayame
  • Chabo ayame
  • Chabo ayame
  • Flower name
    Chabo ayame
  • Scientific name
    Iris sanguinea ‘pumira’
  • Alias矮鶏菖蒲, 三寸あやめ, Chabo ayame
  • Place of originhorticultural variety
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Chabo ayame

Chabo ayame ( Scientific name: Iris sanguinea cv. Pumira) is a horticultural variety of the cold-tolerant, perennial perennial herb "Iris" of the family Iridaceae. As it is a kind of iris, it can be grown in a dry place. It is a dwarf iris and has a plant height of about 10 to 20 cm. It takes out several swordlike leaves from the rhizome. In spring, flower stems are released between the leaves, and flowers bloom at a position higher than the leaves. The flower consists of six tepals, three petals and three sepals. Tepal color is purple or white. At the base of the sepals, a yellow grain pattern unique to the iris family enters.

General name: Chabo ayame, Scientific name: Iris sanguinea cv. pumira, Origin: Horticulture variety (iris is Turkey , Mediterranean coast such as Bulgaria), life style: cold-resistant perennial herb, plant height: 10 - 20 cm, leaf length: 7 cm, leaf shape: sword, flowering period: April to May, flower diameter: 6 to 8 cm, flower color: dark purple or white, usage: garden plant, pot plant.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. suaveolens cv. Pumira
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.0 ~ 8.0 cm

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