Scientific name - Gentiana crusader L
Popular names - Gentiana minor Genziana Crociere.
Distribution and Habitat - originated in southern, central and eastern Europe, it grows on sunny pastures on limestone soils, from 200 to 2000 m altitude.
Description - herbaceous perennial, glabra, 15-40 cm high. Rhizome brown, fibrous. Stem ascending or erect. Leaves lanceolate or ovate oblong, obtuse, 3 ribs, opposite. Flowers sessile, in axillary fascicles. Calyx tube of 6 mm and 4 teeth 1-2 mm, triangular. Blue-violet corolla tube 15-18 mm wide at top, 4 triangular lobes 4-5 mm. Anthers free. Ovary sessile. Blooms from June to August. Seeds nearipate. 2n = 52
Tolerances - temperatures up to -20 ° C.
Propagation - by seeds after fruit maturation in the hothouse.
Curieozitati - species protected by law.
Hyacinthus orientalis - bulbous perennial with linear to lance-shaped, channeled, bright green leaves, 15-35 cm long. Is classified as an ornamental, and is native to the Mediterranean region. The essential oils found only in the flowers have been used in cosmetics and soap fragrances.
Rizomatoase two perennial species (Epimedium pubigerum and Epimedium alpinum) originating from southern Europe. Stem erect, to 25-38 cm tall, round, smooth, horizontal rhizome. Decidue or semi-evergreen leaves, cordiforme, acuminata, cilia-soirees, petiolate, 13 cm long, green becoming bronze in the fall, Pendente
Portulaca grandiflora - annual species, succulent, native to Brazil. Can be used in parks and gardens as ornamental species for borders or pots on terraces species for sunny.
Gentiana verna L.
Gentiana verna - a species native to southern central Europe, Russia, England and Ireland, increasing the Alpine and subalpine meadows, wetlands, from 400 to 2600 m altitude.
Campanula glomerata species native to Europe, growing in arid environments, pastures and forest edges, 0-1500 m altitude. Seen as ornamental species, ideal for who wants to create a wild flower garden.
Corryocactus quadrangularis F. Ritter 1958
Soldanella alpina - grows in coniferous forests and grasslands, from 1000 up to 2500 m altitude, moist substrates, rocks, rich in humus.
Viola x wittrockiana
Silene bitlisensis O. Tugay & Ertugrul