Persicaria capitata

Persicaria capitata

  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Persicaria capitata
  • Flower name
    Persicaria capitata
  • Scientific name
    Persicaria capitata
  • Aliasポリゴナム, 姫蔓蕎麦, Polygonum
  • Place of originHimalayas, Northern India
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Garden, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersAdorable

What is Persicaria capitata

Persicaria capitata is a creeping evergreen perennial grass of the family Polygonaceae jenus native toHimalayas, Northern India.
It lets a floret of the form of pink polygon bloom. It is short and is used for the ground cover or a rock garden because It continues flowering for a long term while groveling. However, it is really the calyx which did 5 incisions that look like a pink flower. There is no petal. Because it is small again, a thing and a color of a flower that it is covered with dust to bloom by the ground, and a color of a flower is dark, and to watch are apt to overlook it not bright pink. When grow in colonies, and bloom; a ground pink (a ground pink, a scientific name: Phlox subulata), It attracts the public eye with form of carpet of the pinkishness. Persicaria chinensis (scientific name:Persicaria chinensis) which lets a white blossom bloom by the flower name which was similar by the genus according to the course.

Common name: :Persicaria capitata,scientific name:Persicaria capitata ,aka: pink-headed persicaria, origin: Himalayas, Northern India plant 10 to 20 cm, leaf length: 3-4 cm, leaf shape: oval, blooming April-next year January flower colors: light pink, flower diameter: 1 cm species.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Polygonaceae
  • Genus
    Persicaria
  • Species
    P. capitata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cephalic inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecreeping evergreen perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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