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Serratula coronata subsp. insularis (Hosoba tamura-so)

¥950 (incl. tax)

The hosoba tamura-so is a sanyaso wildflower found in sunny mountain meadows.

It produces small flowers similar to those of thistles. Its pale purple-pink flowers and delicate appearance will embellish your garden and create a pleasant ambiance.


Tips for growing hosoba tamura-so


Hosoba tamura-so prefer sun, but they fair somewhat poorly in strong direct sunlight. Choose a well-ventilated spot that receives moderate sunlight. Prepare well-drained soil. Light, sandy soil works well. Mix in special soil for succulents to improve drainage.


Water well before the plant dries out. Avoid excessive watering. Be sure to water when the soil becomes dry. After the plant flowers, cut back the stems to encourage flower buds in the next flowering season.


Hosoba tamura-so are pretty plants with small flowers about the size of a ¥1 coin, and delicate, prickle-free leaves.

An easy to grow plant, recommended for beginners.

  • Easy to Grow★★★☆
  • Height at DeliveryAbout 20-30 cm
  • Scientific Name Serratula coronata subsp. insularis
  • Family Asteraceae
  • Common Name Hosoba tamura-so
  • Flower Color Pale purple-pink
  • Flowering Period August to September
  • Sun ExposureFull shade
  • WaterDaily and in abundance
When you purchase wildflowers, flower pots and moss are available as additional options.