Henka Asagao in Jindai Botanical Gardens, Tokyo

Henka Asagao in Jindai Botanical Gardens, Tokyo

A Japanese morning glory came from China as a herb around the Nara period. In Japan, it was cultivated as a gardening plant to enjoy flowers.

In the Edo period, a morning glory began to be called Henka Asagao, resulting from a mutation.

Video Source: 変化朝顔等咲く💘神代植物公園2022 Henka Asagao (Genetic modification Japanese morning glory) etc bloom at Jindai from 名無くん on Youtube CC BY

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