Scabiosa japonica

Scabiosa japonica

  • Scabiosa japonica
  • Scabiosa japonica
  • Scabiosa japonica
  • Scabiosa japonica
  • Flower name
    Scabiosa japonica
  • Scientific name
    Scabiosa japonica
  • Alias松虫草, スカビオサ・ジャポニカ, Scabiosa japonica
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Low mountains
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October
  • Language of flowersStyle

What is Scabiosa japonica

Scabiosa japonica is a biennial grass endemic to Japan of the family dipsacaceae . It makes pale purple-blue flowers of capitular bloom in the fall from Hokkaido to Kyushu of Japan. There are various theories, such as the origin of the Japanese name to bloom at the time the Songbird sings. The genus name "Scabiosa" is the Latin "scabiea". It depends on what was used to treat skin diseases in the past. The species name "japonica" means "Japan's" because it is a unique species in Japan. The language of flowers is "style." It is a flower language that is suitable for beautiful flowers of lavender purple that grows gracefully in the Japanese highlands where autumn blows.

Common name: Scabiosa japonica , scientific name:Scabiosa japonica, origin: Japan, Habitat: from Hokkaido to Kyushu in Japan, Habitat: wild, living type: grass, height: 60-100 cm, leaf: feather, leaf arrangement: opposite, flowering: 8-10 months, flower color: pale blue-violet, flower shaped: capitular, flower diameter: 4 cm.

[Dipsacaceae flowers]
+ Scabiosa japonica is high and flowers at a plateau in autumn.

+Scabiosa japonica var.alpina makes bloom at a high mountain in summer, and the height of the grass is lower than a Scabiosa japonica , and the capitula is bigger than a Scabiosa japonica.

+ Scabiosa atropurpurea is a close species of S. japonica. It becomes the Mongolian national flower. It is a gardening variety and abundant in flowers. Both in the middle of the flower and the surroundings are exciting. It is the national flower of Mongolia. It will be on the market from June to October.


  • Eye
    Dipsacales
  • Family
    Dipsacaceae
  • Genus
    Scabiosa
  • Species
    S. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typebiennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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