Scientific Name - Clerodendrum bungei
Synonyms - Clerodendrum foetidum
Popular names - cashmere bouquet, flower glory
Distribution and Habitat - a native of China and eastern India.
Description - evergreen shrub, 1.8 - 2 feet tall. Tomentosibrun-red stems to extremities. Leaves opposite, ovate to heart, gears, acuminata, pubescent on both sides, 16-26 cm long, ribbed red-brown, 5-7 cm long. Dark pink flowers arranged in large corymb terminals, composite, calyx tube is cylindrical, 5 acute lobes, recurbati; infundibuliforma corolla, red or pink, corolla tube 2-3 cm, lobes obovati. Blooms from May to November. Fruit drupa, black-blue, subgloboase, 6-12 mm.
Growth rate - fast.
Tolerance - do not tolerate drought and temperatures below -15 ° C.
Requirements - prefer humus-rich soil, well drainedt exhibits sunny or partially shaded.
Management - needs trimming to remove stems that have suffered from frost. When the bush becomes too high, you can cut it to 40-50 cm from the ground, spring. During the summer require regular watering
Propagation - by seeds, seedlings and transplanting drajonilor.
Garden Partners - Fatshedera lysis, Magnolia grandiflora.
Properties and Uses - ornamental species grown in parks and gardens and in pots but terraces.
Curiosity - leaves crushed leaves an unpleasant odor. In hot and humid climates become invasive.
Trees and shrubs
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.
Dombeya tiliacea (Endl.) Planch.
Shrub or small tree, 3.10 x 2.7 m, trunk branched, bark dark gray, rough. Leaves alternate, 4.9 x 3-7 cm, three-lobed basis cordata, margine teeth face bottom covered with fine hairs, stalks pelos, 1-3 cm. Flowers campanulata, 3-4 cm diameter, axillary or terminal, solitary or grouped in a raceme, petals white, obovata.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck
Popular names: English - Red-edged Dracaena, Madagascar Dragon-Tree, Hawaii - money tree.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck is an evergreen species native to Madagascar, was imported into Europe in the XVII century. Bush by 6 m high, formed more vertical stems. Leaves arranged spiral, simple, Sesia, entire, linear, evergreen, green with reddish margins, 15-45 x 0,7-3 cm; nervatiuni parallel.
Fraxinus excelsior - Ash
Deciduu tree, 30-40 m high, stem right, branched at the top, crown ovoid, large and rare. A young bark is smooth, light gray green and mature forms at the thick crust with a small crack, dark color. Lujerii round, flattened at the bud, glabra, green-olive trees, with dark buds.
Bellis perennis L. - bucks
Herbaceous perennial, prostrata, pubescent, 12-20 cm high. Rhizome short, fibrous roots. Leaves arranged in basal rosette, the surface covered with glandular hairs; language spatulate, crenata edge, rib median obvious, ribbed wing. Inflorescences solitary, 1.5-3 cm in diameter, involucre 3.8 mm high, bracts ovata or oval
Ajacis delphinium - annual species, native to southern Europe, cultivated in different forms as ornamental horticulture.
Cosmos sulphureus - used as an ornamental species for borders or groups, in association with Asclepias curassavica, Coreopsis tinctoria, Oenothera fruticosa, Rudbeckia hirta, Salvia farinacea, Solidago canadensis, Tagetes erecta.