- Flower nameChabo ayame
- Scientific nameIris 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.