Orostachys japonica

Orostachys japonica

  • Orostachys japonica
  • Orostachys japonica
  • Orostachys japonica
  • Orostachys japonica
  • Flower name
    Orostachys japonica
  • Scientific name
    Orostachys japonica
  • Alias Orostachys japonica
  • Place of originJapan, Korea and China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonOctober, November

What is Orostachys japonica

Orostachys japonica (Scientific name: japonica) is an evergreen, perennial succulent of the Crassulaceae family of plants, native to Japan, Korea and China. In Japan, it grows wild in dry and rocky areas from Kanto to Shikoku and Kyushu. The leaves are lanceolate and rhizomatous, and in autumn, the flower stalk emerges from between the rhizomatous leaves and produces white flowers with conical inflorescences growing from the tips.

Common name: Orostachys japonica, Scientific name: Orostachys japonica, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf margin: needle-like, leaf color: green to red (autumn), flowering season: October-November, inflorescence: conical inflorescence, flower color: white, anther color: red, use: for appreciation, potted planting, rock garden, the flower ears are the material of the tile pine of Chinese medicine.


  • Eye
    Saxifragales
  • Family
    Crassulaceae
  • Genus
    Orostachys
  • Species
    O. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Spiny
  • Life typeevergreen, perennial succulent
  • Flower colorsWhite Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 1.0 cm

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