- Flower nameWhite Egret Flower
- Scientific namePecteilis 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).