- Flower nameLunaria annua
- Scientific nameLunaria annua
- Alias合田草, オオバンソウ, Honesty
- Place of originEurope
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Lunaria annua
Lunaria annua ,commonly called as Honesty, is a biennial grass of the genus Lunaria, Department of Brassicaceae naturalized from Europe. It lets 4 valves flower of cruciate peculiar to Brassicaceae bloom in spring. The flower makes aromatic white and purple bloom and has six stamens. After a flower, It lets the unique green fruit of thin oval become. There is demand for dried flower. Flower's name are depend on Goda who took seeds from Europe during the Meiji period and cultivated.
Comms on name: Lunaria annua , scientific name:Lunaria annua, aka: Honesty, origin: Central and southern Europe, living environment: garden plant, life type: grass, plant: 40 ~ 100 cm, stem: upright, leaf color : from green to brown, petiole with, leaf: oval, leaf: teeth with, phyllotaxis: alternate, flowers form: racemose inflorescences flowering: 4-6 months Flower diameter: 2 cm flower colors: purple and white flower: cross-shaped petal number four: the number of stamens 6 fruit shape: fan-shaped, and fruiting period: July-August, fruit color, Translucent Green, fruit diameter: 4 cm, seeds: 5-6.