White Egret Flower

Pecteilis radiata

  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • White Egret Flower
  • Flower name
    White Egret Flower
  • Scientific name
    Pecteilis radiata
  • Alias鷺草, サギラン, Pecteilis radiata, White Egret Flower, Fringed Orchid, Sagiso
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, Taiwan
  • Place of floweringWetlands, Botanical Gardens, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is White Egret Flower

White Egret Flower (scientific name: Pecteilis radiata, syn: Habenaria radiata) is a perennial heron grass in the Family Orchidaceae, native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and Taiwan. It is native to the lowland marshes of Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu in Japan. In summer, it produces one to three egrets-like flowers that look like flying egrets at the top of the stem, which emerge from between the rhizome leaves.

Common name: White Egret Flower, scientific name: Pecteilis radiata, , synonym: Habenaria radiata, also known as heron orchid, White Egret Flower, Fringed Orchid, Sagiso, Country of origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, Taiwan, Distribution: Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Living environment: lowland marshland, Stem length: 20-40 cm, Rhizome, Leaf shape: linear, Inflorescence: alternate, Flower color: white, Flower diameter: 3 cm, Flower length: 3 cm, Flowering arrangement: 1-3 flowers at the top of the stem, Flowering season: July-September, Insecticide, Vector: sparrow moth, Use Ornamental (wildflowers).


  • Eye
    Orchidales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Pecteilis
  • Species
    P. radiata
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial heron grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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