- Flower nameChinese Foxglove
- Scientific nameRehmannia piasezkii
- Alias天目地黄, Rehmannia piasezkii, Chinese Foxglove
- Place of originendemic to China
- Place of floweringSub-alpine
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September
What is Chinese Foxglove
Chinese Foxglove (scientific name: Rehmannia piasezkii) is a perennial herb endemic to China, belonging to the genus Rehmannia. It is a species of gourd whose rhizome is used in Chinese medicine. It produces red-purple flowers in early summer. The flowers are cylindrical with five lobes at the tip.
Common name: Chinese Foxglove, scientific name: Rehmannia piasezkii, plant height: 30-100 cm; leaf shape: oblong; leaf length: 15 cm; leaf width: 7 cm; leaf margin: pinnate with deep fissures, Crown color: purple red, corolla length: 5 to 6 cm, corolla length: 3.5 to 4 cm, number of stamens: 4 to 5, flowering period: April to May, flowering season: April to May, Fruiting season: May-June. Usage: medicinal herb.