Scientific Name - Buddleja davidii Franchi.
Synonyms - Buddleja variabilis Hemsely.
Popular names - arborele fluturilor, Buddleja di David, Albero delle farfalle, butterfly bush, summer lilac.
Distribution and Habitat - originating in central and western China.
Description - shrub 2-5 m high, branches edges, white tomentoase. Leaves ovat-lanceolate to lanceolate, 6-25 cm long, top acuminata, base rounded, margins slightly toothed, white tomentoase inside. Lilac flowers with orange spots, fragrant, the heads of 25 cm long, calyx pubescent, 2.5 mm long, lobes 0.6 mm long, deltoid; Corola with united petals, 1 cm long, tube narrow, crenulate. Fruit capsule, glabra. Seeds ellipsoid, 2.8 - 0.5 mm, glossy brown. 2n = 76
Growth rate - fast.
Tolerances - umbrasi drought.
Requirements - tooluri well-drained, fertile and sunny exhibitions.
Management - in hot periods require frequent watering.
Propagation - by seeds.
Diseases and pests - nematodes.
Cultivars - 'Flaming Violet' violet-purple flowers, fragrant, inflorescences 20 cm long.
'Les Kneale' pink flowers arranged in panicule.
'Miss Ellen' dark blue flowers with an orange patch on the petals in panicule 25 cm long.
Properties and Uses -
Curiosity - The genus name 'Buddleja' is given by Adam Budd. Name 'davidii' is given by the French naturalist and missionary Father Armand David, who discovered the species in 1869.
Infected or invasive species.
Trees and shrubs
Wisteria sinensis - Chinese wisteria
Wisteria sinensis - is considered invasive in some places around the globe. In most cases become established in places where it is cultivated ornamental.
Where there is danger of becoming glycineinvasive is better to be replaced with Aristolochia macrophylla, Bignonoa capreolata, Campsis radicand, Lonicera sempervirens, Wisteria frutescens.
Liquidambar styraciflua - a native of North and Central America, grows in forests of Pinus sp. and Quercus sp. 900 to 200 m altitude.
Acca sellowiana is a slow-growing, evergreen shrub, a native of South America, is now widely grown in the tropics and warm climates as an ornamental, and for its fruit. In late spring it produces quantities of flowers with proeminent red stamens and pinky-white edible petals. After flowering, the foliage can be hard pruned into any shape.
Cassia angustifolia - ornamental shrub, belongs to the family Fabaceae, native of northern Africa.
Orobanche portoiliciana A. Pujadas & MB Crespo
Herbaceous species, stem 15-34 cm tall neramificata air, branched underground stem. Thin air stem, 7-12 mm diameter base, whitish at first glabra, glandular Vilos-time, 0.3 mm long hairs. Basal leaves 4.10 x 4.8 mm, triangulation until lanceolata, nested, leaves stems 8-14 x 2-5 mm length
Salix reticulata is a shrub alpine areas grows, from 1800-2700 m altitude in association with Silene acaulis and Dryas octopetala.
African Sparmannia - shrub or small tree, native of southern Africa, as a species grown across the globe or outdoor ornamental pot.
Viburnum opulus L. - calin, snowball
Originally from Europe, grows spontaneously in the Netherlands, the soil rich in forests, and forest edge. Description - shrub, 1,3-3,5 m high; ritidom smooth, exfoliating in strips is, open gray on the outside, Brown -yellow on the inside, branched stem. Leaves opposite, 3-lobate, margin iregulat evening, the round or truncata, top acuminata, glabra on the upper face, lower face pubescent, dark green in summer, yellow-orange in autumn.
Bush, 60-150 cm tall. Branches green, thin, pubescent, with 4.12 edges. Leaves pubescent, with some softwood apuncte, leaves from the branches are placed 3.6 in each verticil, language ovat-elliptic, 8.5-16 x 6-9 mm, top acute, sparsely toothed, leaves are opposite dinsre top Lujerul, linear, whole.