Everlasting flower

Xeranthemum annuum

  • Everlasting flower
  • Everlasting flower
  • Flower name
    Everlasting flower
  • Scientific name
    Xeranthemum annuum
  • Aliasトキワバナ, Xeranthemum, Everlasting flower, キセランセマム・アンヌム
  • Place of originSouthern Europe
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Everlasting flower

Xeranthemum annuum (Scientific name: Xeranthemum annuum) is native to Europe and is an annual grass of the Asteraceae family.
It looks like a flower is total bract leaf and it is glassy so it looks like a dry flower. The color of flowers (total bract fragments) is white, pink, purple.
The real flower is a stick in the center of the flower.

Common name: Xeranthemum, Scientific name: Xeranthemum annuum (Compositae),
aka: Tokiwa bana, Xeransemum · Annum, everlasting flower
Origin: Southern Europe, Plant height: 30 to 80 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf shape: lanceolate shape,
stem and leaf color: silver white appearance due to white fluff, radial symmetrical flower, inflorescence: head flower,
flowering period: April to June, flower diameter : 3 to 5 cm, flowers (Actually, the total bracts) Color: white, pink, purple,
flower: stick in the center part, flower blooming method: single, double.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Xeranthemum
  • Species
    X. annuum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeannual grass
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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