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
Cyphomandra betacea - small tree, native of Peru and Chile, in tropical forests, at 700-2000 m altitude. It is grown in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela and New Zealand for its edible fruit, or ornamental tree. Fruits can be eaten cooked or raw in salads and desserts. It is shown that the seeds and skin to be removed. Fruits contain protein, vitamin C and E, vitamin A.
Indigofera jucunda - shrub or small tree, evergreen, native to the forests of Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, near rocks and rivers.
Lotus maculatus Breitf.
Herbaceous, with the stem wood, under-shrub pendulum. Strain up to 1.5 m high, glabra, gray-green silky, internoduri 35-45 mm stipele children. Leaves imparipenat, 5 folio; foliole 10-25 x 1 mm, subulate or linear, convex upper and concave lower edges entire, top obtuse-rounded, surface moderately pubescent.
Rosa moschata 'Mozart'
Rosa moschata 'Mozart' is an antique rose, used as an ornamental species, solitary or in groups of 2-4 plants.
Asclepias currasavica - scarlet milkweed
Asclepias currasavica - species used as ornamental plants for small gardens, in combination with other herbs such as Echinacea purpurea, Ratibida pinnata, ornamental grasses.
Cleome spinosa - flower spider
Herbaceous annual. Stem herbaceous, simple, viscid-pubescent, 1 m high. Leaves alternate, petiolate, palmate-compound. Petiole 10-15 cm long, glandular and pubescent. Folio 5-7, onblong-anceolate to elliptic, top acute - acuminata, the conical, 15 cm long, margin entire, glandular-pubescent on the upper surface and slightly pubescent on the underside. Raceme blossom, dense, compact, terminal.
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.
Horminum pyrenaicum - herbaceous plant, perennial, rizomatoasa, native to Europe, alpine meadows and subalpine grows on limestone bedrock, from 1500 up to 2500 m altitude.
Malus floribunda Siebold
Deciduu tree of 4.10 m high, native of Japan. Bark smooth, red-brown to gray on older branches is gray-brown. Floriferi buds are red. Leaves ovat-elliptic, alternate, deeply marigini soirees, ribbed, dark green in summer, yellow fall, 4-8 cm long, pinnate nervatiune.