Scientific Name - xylosteum Lonicera L.
Popular names - Asian Honeysuckle, madreselva Pelosi.
Distribution and Habitat - a native of Europe, the Caucasus and Siberia, growing at the edge of deciduous forests, from lowland to 1600 m altitude. They prefer warm places and limestone associated with Cornus sanguinela, Ligustrum vulgare, Prunus padus and Rubus idaeus.
Description - shrub, branched from the base, dense, erect, thin branches at first pubescent, then glabrata. Bark yellow-green to gray-brown. Leaves simple, 6 cm long, margins entire, pubescent on both sides, dark green on top, lighter green on the bottom; autumn leaves with a green-yellow short stalks. Monoecious and hermaphrodite flowers, up to 2 cm, bilabiate, yellow and white, grouped by two. Blooms in May-June, after leaf. Baca fruit, bright red, contains fourseeds poisonous.
Growth rate - fast.
Tolerances - drought.
Requirements - soil moist, well-drained, sunny exhibitions until the semi-shady.
Diseases and pests - Limenitis Camilla maturna Melitaea.
Properties and Uses - ornamental shrub.
Curiosity - fruits contain tannins, pectin and fructoziu.
The genus name was dedicated to Adam Lonitzer Linne.
Trees and shrubs
Flourensia cernua - tarbush
Flourensia cernua is deciduous shrub, from Chihuahuan Desert. In northern Mexico, the leaves and flower heads were used historically to make a decoction for treating indigestion.
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.
Daphne mezereum - spurge Laurel
Daphne mezereum - deciduu shrub, native of Europe and Western Asia, cultivated as an ornamental shrub.
All species of the genus Daphne are toxic. Contact with fruit juice or resin skin irritation.
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.
Solidago caesia - blue-stemmed goldenrod
Solidago box to - perennial species, native to North America, grows naturally in dry soils on roadsides.
Sinningia speciosa Nees - Gloxinia
Acta spicata - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.
Euphorbia pulcherrima - Poinsetia
Description - shrub, 20-50 cm high. Decidue leaves, oval, 10-15 cm long needle, or pointed. Flowers small, yellow-green, surrounded by bracts 15-20 cm long, red, pink or white.
Tolerances - not tolerate too hot environments, usacte and poorly lit, leaves turn yellow and fall.