Genus name is given after the name of the Swiss professor of botany, Werner of Lachen.
Lachenalia is endemic in southern Africa with a wide distribution in south-western regions Namibia, Cape Province.
Lachenalia peersii - species decidua, Geof, 12-35 cm long. Bulb globally, 1.5-2.5 cm diameter, brown tunic. 1.2 lanceolata leaves, coriacee, wavy edges, 9-30 x 1-2 cm, dark green, longitudinal nervatiuni. Rid thin, erect, pale green, 5-30 cm long; rachides green or brown, 8-17 cm long. Blossom raceme, erect, pedicel suberect, white, green or brown, 0.3 mm long; bractei ovata in the inflorescences, lanceolata in the upper, white, green or brown, 0,2-0,6 x 0,1 -0.4 cm. Campanulata flowers, white with brown edgesdark or green-brown; periantului tube, white, 0.2 cm long, outer tepalele ovata, white with dark brown, 0.6 x 0.4 cm; tepalele obovata interior are white, with or without brown edges, 0, 7 x 0.4 cm. October-November period of prosperity. Fruit capsule, ovoid, membranous, 0.7 x 0.6 cm. Seeds overall 0.8 x 0.7 mm. 2n = 14.
Culture - well-drained soil, bad mixture of gravel and compost to acid ratio of 1:1. L ainceputul period of vegetation is moderately wet, but when buds appear in the flourishing period must be frequently wet. When the leaves begin to ingalbeneasca is required gradual reduction in water quantity to suspend watering. During the dormant, bulbs are preserved in well-ventilated, dark, in sand or peat seaca.
Multiplication - from seeds and bulbili. Bulbili cut the mother plant when the leaves are yellow and dry.
Diseases and pests - afidele and Lomax. If a drainage andnsuficient plants attacked by Fusarium.
John E. Bryan - Bulbs - Timber Press, 2002
Eschscholzia californica - California poppy
Perennial species in the area of origin, in other regions is annual, reaching up to 5-60 cm high, glabra, glauca. Stem branched, decumbenta. Leaves basal and caulinare, green-glauca, sectors, lobes linear or obluongi, glabra. Floriferi buds are obconici pick. Flowers solitary, peduncle of 5-15 cm long, calyx acute or acuminata, glabru, glauca; Corola consisting of 4 petals yellow-orange, 5 cm long, numerous stamens.
Cerastium tomentosum - snow in summer
Cerastium tomentosum - is a commonly grown rock-garden, often escape from cultivation.
Nicotiana tabacum - herbaceous annual, terofita. The product obtained is known cigarettes.
Soldanella alpina - grows in coniferous forests and grasslands, from 1000 up to 2500 m altitude, moist substrates, rocks, rich in humus.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck
Popular names: English - Red-edged Dracaena, Madagascar Dragon-Tree, Hawaii - money tree.
Dracaena marginata Lemarck is an evergreen species native to Madagascar, was imported into Europe in the XVII century. Bush by 6 m high, formed more vertical stems. Leaves arranged spiral, simple, Sesia, entire, linear, evergreen, green with reddish margins, 15-45 x 0,7-3 cm; nervatiuni parallel.
Galanthus elwesii - bulbous species, native to Asia Minor, was discovered in western Turkey, in 1874, by HJ Elwes.
Agave americana - herbaceous plant, perennial, rhizome drajonant. Arid soils increases in southern Texas, but naturalized in warm regions of the globe.
Agave blooms just once in its life cycle, from 80-100 years after the plant dies.
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L.
Herbaceous perennial, growing in groups, rhizomes and tuberous roots spindle. Strain 1-1,3 m, erect, slightly branched. Leaves 30-90 x 1.0-2.5 cm, green, linear, top acute. Blossom terminal cimoasa with flowers 6.12. Tepalele 7.10 x 2-3 cm, yellow lemons, outer tepalele have about 1.5 cm wide, the inner ones were 2.5 cm wide, ovoid. Blooms in June-July.