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
Hepatica nobilis Schreb
Herbaceous perennial, fibrous root. Leaves evergreen, coriacee, the young are green open and passwords, dark olive green on the upper face, and purple on the lower face at maturity and during flowering, cordiform 3-lobate, lobe ovat, margin entire, top obtuse.
Bergen crassifolia (L.) Fritsch.
Herbaceous perennial forms a bush evergreen basal leaves, stems florifere up to 50 cm tall, dark purple. Leaves 25 cm wide, or elliptic obovata language, rim around the base cuneata, top obtuse, long petiole, 3-9 cm long. Panic blossom, flowers pink or dark pink open.
Anchusa italica Retz. - Ox tongue, large miruta
Anchusa italica species is a perennial or biennial, erect stem, up to 150 cm high, much branched, rarely simple, hispida. Originally from the Mediterranean.
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.
Commelina communis - grows naturally in East Asia, prefer shade and moist forests in 0-6000 altit.
Commelina genus species is often confused with species of the genus Tradescantia, both belonging to the same family, Commelinaceae. Commelina flowers genre has two large petals and a small petal, flowers from three species of Tradescantia petals are equal in size.
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora
Crocosmia, 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.
Anigozanthos rufus - Leg of kangaroo
Herbaceous rizomatoasa, Geof, 100-150 cm height. Mate leaves, gray-green, glabra, evergreen, 20-40 x 2-6 cm, margins scabrous. Escape very branched, tomentos. Inflorescences numerous, raceme. Red-purple flowers with pear, rare yellow-orange. Perianth law zigomorfic, lobate, tubular tomntoase, red, 25-35 mm long