Scientific Name - Jasminum nudiflorum Lindl.
Popular names - China - Ying-ch 'an Hua; English - winter jasmine, Japanese - a bathroom.
Distribution and Habitat - originated in China.
Description - species decidua. Green stems, 60-90 cm high, 1-2 m in diameter, edges, form adventitious roots. Brownish-red buds, ovoizi. Decidue leaves, opposite, pinnate-compound, 3 leaflets oblong, Sesi. Flowers solitary, six petals, 1-2 cm in diameter. Flourishing period January-March, before leaf. Baca fruit, meat, black on ripening. Seeds oval to obovate, the narrow, 5.8 x4, 4 mm crinkled surface, brown.
Growth rate -
Tolerance - tolerance from moderate drought, urban pollution and frost. Shoots to withstand temperatures of - 21 ° C.
RequirementsI - to adapt to any type of soil if well drained and easy.
Management - is easy to maintain, easy to transplant. Grows best in sunny exhibitions, but adapt and semi-shade. Cutting should be performed regularly to keep the crown shape control, is performed immediately after spring flowering. Be renewed every 5-6 years crown, cut to 15 cm above the ground.
Propagation - by seeds sown deep in June, or by cuttings (cuttings from mature wood) in September, is inserted 2-3 cm in the sand, the cold greenhouse.
Pests and diseases -
Partners garden - Cotoneaster horizontalis, Forsythia viridissima, Salix discolor, Cornus alba Daphne mezereum, Chionodoxa.
Cultivars - 'Aureum', 'Nanum', 'Variegatum', 'Mystique'.
Properties and Uses -
Curiosity- Jasminum nudiflorum was discovered in China by Dr. Alexander von Bunge in 1830.
Trees and shrubs
Bush deciduu, wood. Iregulata crown, branches couples glabra, 4-5 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, rough, 12 x 2-4 cm long, the upper part at first is tomentoasa then becomes glabra, opaque green, the underside is silver viloasa easy.
Pachira aquatica growing naturally along rivers in Central and South America. Is cultivated in world wide like ornamental, in hedges or solitary. Resistant to drought anf flooding.
The seeds of P. aquatica are delicious raw, boiled or roasted. Young leaves and flowers are also edible. The seeds are high in protein and edible oil.
Thunberg mysorensis is used as an ornamental species for rapid growth and flowers arranged in raceme. Blooms in July-September.
Syzygium aromaticum - clove
Small, oblong fruit with little pulp. The dried flower buds of this tree are the cloves of commerce. All parts of the tree are highly aromatic. It is used in the form of a paste or mixture as dental cement.
Syringa vulgaris L.
Impatiens balsamina - a species herbaceous annual, native to China and India. cultivated as ornamental plants in parks and gardens. It can be grown as potted plants, but watered regularly.
Asclepias fruticosa - shrub native from South Africa, introduced in the Mediterranean for textiles.
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.
Orobanche portoiliciana A. Pujadas & MB Crespo
Herbaceous species, stem 15-34 cm tall neramificata air, branched underground stem. Thin air stem, 7-12 mm diameter base, whitish at first glabra, glandular Vilos-time, 0.3 mm long hairs. Basal leaves 4.10 x 4.8 mm, triangulation until lanceolata, nested, leaves stems 8-14 x 2-5 mm length