Scientific name - Erica canaliculata
Popular names - Christmas Heather, Rinnige Heide.
Distribution and Habitat - a native of South Africa, Cape of Good Hope.
Description - shrub, stems 70-180 cm tall. Leaves dark green, linear, in whorl of 3. Campanula flowers, grouped in terminal panicule 30 cm long, white to pink-purple, dark brown anthers longer than the corolla. Blooms in January and February.
Growth rate - slow.
Tolerance - do not tolerate strong winds, drought tolerate.
Requirements - acid soil, well-drained, exhibits bright sunlight.
Management - the vegetation season, apply fertilizer to fiecae four weeks. Pruning should be applied after the period of prosperity.
Propagation - by semi-lignified seedlings, late summer. Diseases and pests - Verticillium sp.
Properties and Uses - a species used in ornamental parks and gardens.
Trees and shrubs
Species native to North America, lies at altitudes up to 1500 m in Romania is less common in parks and gardens as ornamental species.
Leaves, branches and bark is an aromatic oil extracts used in medicine.
Banksia ericifolia, originally from Australia, Blue Mountains. In 1992, Banksia ericifolia was chosen as the official emblem of Sydney.
Alnus cordata - alder of Corsica
Alnus cordata is a deciduuous tree, native to Italy and Corsica, occurs naturally in poorly drained soils, in semi-shade. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure, dry conditions as well as a dusty atmosphere. Is cultivated as ornamental trees in gardens and parks.
Sinningia speciosa Nees - Gloxinia
Coronilla vary - herbaceous perennial, native to SE Europe, grows on limestone rocks and ravines, arid plains, along the streets, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
Thevetia peruviana - leandru yellow
Evergreen shrub, 6 m high. Stem erect, cylindrical, branched, smooth, green, presents latex. Leaves simple subsesile, alternate, arranged spiral limb linear, entire edge, top acute, glabra, 8-16 cm long.
Mutisia subspinosa Cav.
Undergrowth voluble, 2-3 m long. Strain poorly ramified, glabra, wavy, yellow-green, 3-wing, green wing, needle-spin, axillary buds are white tomentosi. Leaves alternate, Sesia, language hasta, 8-10 x 0.6-1.3 cm, green, toothed margins, 10-14 pairs of teeth mucronata, long-attenuated peak and ended with a Carcel