Scientific name - Angophora hispida Blaxell
Popular names - dwarf apple, apple scrub.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in Australia, is common in coastal areas.
Description - shrub or small tree, 4-5 m high. Gray-red bark at first smooth, exfoliating in due course. Leaves opposite, Sesia or short stalks, cordiform, 5-10 x 2.5-4.5 cm, pale green, pubescent. 3.7 flowers in a corymb, 10-15 cm diameter. Sepa free (dialisepal), green, petals free (dialipetal), white cream. Blooming in January. Fruit capsule.
Tolerances - Short term frosts and drought.
Requirements - well-drained soils, sunny.
Propagation - the seeds soon after ripening. It looks bad in sand and perlite, GErminarea occurs at 2-3 weeks at 20-23 C. ͦ In the first years to protect plants from frost.
Properties and Uses - can be used as ornamental trees in dry areas, and as a street tree.
Jann Williams, John Woinarski - Eucalypt Ecology - Individuals to Ecosystems - Cambridge University Press, 1997
Roger Spencer, Su Pearson - Horticultural Flora of South-Eastern Australia - Flowering Plants Dicotyledons - New South Wales, 2002
Trees and shrubs
Hebe x franciscana
Hebe x franciscana - evergreen shrub, up to 1.5 m tall.
Hebe x franciscana is a hybrid of Hebe speciosa Hebe from New Zealand and Elliptic.
Catalpa bignonioides - deciduu tree, a native of south-eastern United States in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Cultivated as an ornamental tree.
Helianthemum nummularium - Rock Rose
Scientific name, Helianthemum numularium, derived from the Greek Helios = sun and the Latin word indicating the currency, numumus = currency, because the flowers that sparkle in sunlight like a golden coin.
Campanula spicata - Alpine endemic species which grows on calcareous rocks, cultivated as ornamental species for rock garden.
Papaver aurantiacum - perennial species, grows on limestone debris and rocky places in alpine and subalpine region.
Pedicularis rostrata-capitata - grows on alpine and subalpine meadows, cave sites, 1800-2400 m altitude.
Pedicularis rostrata-capital belongs to the family Orobanchaceae, which contain parasites or semiparazite, with or without chlorophyll, leaf bracteiforme.
Small tree, stem 6 m tall, thin. Lujerii are pubescent. Leaves with Lamine obovata, 9-19 x 3.5-5.5 cm, short top acuminata, the acute subcoriacee, subglabra mid rib, ribs side 10-13 pairs, petiole 3.5-10 mm, slightly pubescent.