White Star

Oxypetalum caeruleum 'alba'

  • White Star
  • White Star
  • Flower name
    White Star
  • Scientific name
    Oxypetalum caeruleum 'alba'
  • AliasOxypetalum, Oxypetalum caeruleum, Southern star
  • Place of originLatin America such as Uruguay and Brazil
  • Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

What is White Star

White star (Scientific name: Oxypetalum caeruleum 'Alba') is a native of Latin America such as Uruguay and Brazil and it is a white flower variety of semi-virginal part "Oxypetalum" of the family Apocynaceae. Light blue star is more common. Small star shaped flowers are preferred, it is used for birthday flower bouquets and bridal flower materials. If it is hurt the leaves and branches, the white milky lot that comes out may be covered, so be careful.

Common name: White star, Scientific name: Oxypetalum caeruleum 'Alba', Synonyms: Tweedia caerulea, aka : Oxypetalum, Southern star, Latin America such as Uruguay and Brazil, plant height: 50 to 100 cm, leaf color: green, flowering period: March to November , flower color: white, flower Diameter: 3 cm.


  • Eye
    Gentianales
  • Family
    Apocynaceae
  • Genus
    Oxypetalum
  • Species
    O. coeruleum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typesemi-virginal part
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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