Scientific name - Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora
Synonyms - x crocosmiiflora Tritonic
Popular names - montbretia.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from South Africa.
Description - perennial species, CORME ball. Leaves simple, alternate, basal, linear-lanceolate language, 30-80 x 0.6-3 cm, parallel ribs. Flowers arranged in zigzag ear, 60 cm long. Brushes tepale united, divided into six lobes oblong, unequal, 3-5 cm long, orange. Fruit ellipsoidal capsule. Seeds dark brown.
Requirements - exhibitions sunny morning and afternoon shade. And well-drained soil.
Management - parting the bushes once in 3-4 years for a more abundant flowering.
Propagation - by splitting machines.
Partners garden - Agapanthus sp., Hemerocallis sp., Euphorbia griffithii.
Curiosity - Crospace comes from the Greek 'Krok' = Crocus, and 'osme' = odor, "smell of Crocus'. Crocosmia was described in 1851 by Jules Emile Planchon.
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora was created in France in 1880.
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Anchusa italica Retz. - Ox tongue, large miruta
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Helleborus viridis - originating in Spain, France, Italy and Switzerland; grows on calcareous soils from 0 to 1700 m altitude, to the edges of deciduous forests, beech forests and mixed forests, grows in association with Arum dioscoridis, Crocus sp., Cyclamen coum, Fritillaria sp. Hyacinthus orientalis.
Impatiens glandulifera - a species herbaceous annual. The genus name derives from the Latin 'impatient' = impatient, referring to the characteristic fruit to mature quickly open, releasing the seeds to great distances, and the specific name 'glandulifera' refers to small glands at the base of the petiole and foliar language .
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