Matsumoto-sennou

Lychnis sieboldii

  • Matsumoto-sennou
  • Matsumoto-sennou
  • Matsumoto-sennou
  • Matsumoto-sennou
  • Flower name
    Matsumoto-sennou
  • Scientific name
    Lychnis sieboldii
  • Alias松本仙翁, ツクシマツモト
  • Place of originMt.Aso,China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July
  • Language of flowersTwo secret

What is Matsumoto-sennou

Matsumoto-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii) is a hardy perennial of the Caryophyllaceae family native to Mt. Aso, etc.. Is the improved varieties of the tuximatumoto native of Mt. ASO. Inflorescence stalk in summer, stretched from the tip to orange-red flowers; Flowers are five-petaled flowers provides heart-shaped petals, to wiggle out of the tip. Flower names flower is similar to mark Matsumoto Koshiro of Kabuki. 

*The following are the plants of the genus Lychnis.
Embi-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis wilfordi) Matsumoto-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii) Lychnis haageana (scientific name:Lychnis × haageana) Senju-ganpi (scientific name:Lychnis gracillima)Fushiguro-sennou (scientific name:Lychnis miqeliana).

General name: Matsumoto-sennou, scientific name:Lychnis sieboldii, aka: Tsukusihi-matsumoto, Origin: Mt. ASO from China, Siberia and Habitat: Kyushu environment: mountain meadow and forest edge, life: year grass, plant height: 30-40 cm, erect stems and better to the branch and the leaf shape: lanceolate leaves 2-4 cm, how leaves: vs., margin entire, asymmetric flower, bisexual flowers, inflorescences form cymes, flower diameter: 2-3 cm, Stamens and petals: 5. do: 10, flower color: peach, white and Red flowering period: June-July, planted fruit type applications: capsule and ripens fruit, Garden, potted plants and cut flowers.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllaceae
  • Genus
    Lychnis
  • Species
    L. sieboldii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold hardiness of years grass
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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