Common Name: Lilac tasselflower, Emilia. Scientific Name: Emilia sonchifolia. Family: Asteraceae. Genus: Emilia.

Lilac tasselflower (Emilia sonchifolia) are flowering plants of the genus Emilia in the family Asteraceae. The plant grows to about 12-18 in. (30-45 cm) in height. The leaves are kidney-shaped, ovate, 4 to 16 cm long, 1 to 8 cm wide. The flowers are purple flowers in corymbose heads.