Scientific name - Paeonia lactiflora
Synonyms - Paeonia albiflora Pallas.
Popular names - Peony, Tree Peony.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from China, Tibet and Syria.
Description - herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks. Flowers 5-10 cm diameter, solitary, red, white, or purple., 4 SEPA, herbaceous, persistent, petals 5-10, wider than sepalele. Numerous yellow stamens and anther; 3.5 rags, seeds numerous. Blooms in May-June. Fruit, 3-5 follicles coriacee. Semi nts subgloboase.
Requirements - soil rich in humus, moist, sunny or slightly shaded with exhibitions. soil pH 7-7,5. Cold winters, warm summers. The mulch plants to protect roots during winter. Temperature 6.10 ° C.
Propagation - division bushes in August.
Diseases and pests - bean, besici pink stem, cut the infected areas. Nematodes, infect the root, the plant withers. Botrytis causes inegrirea leaves and buds incretirea.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Festiva Maxima', 'Alice Harding', 'Felix CROUS', 'Myrtle Gentry', 'Pink Hawaiian Coral', 'Red Charm'.
Properties and Uses - if they cultivated for cut flowers, cut before the buds open. Can be used solitarily or in groups onboard.
Paeonia lactiflora isprescribed in cases of nausea, stomach pain, abdominal pain, appendicitis, has analgesic and spasmotice animal. Is contraindicated during pregnancy.
Myth, Legend and Folklore - in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Paeonia lactiflora is used in combination with the Bupleurum falcatum, Ligusticum wallichii and / or Angelica sinensis for gynecological problems, or muscle spasms and inflammation.
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Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.
Glycine max - soybean
Ribes uva-crispa - agris, grapes bear
Thorny shrub, 1 m high. Gray-brown bark is exfoliating. Rich stem branched divaricata. Branches long, thin, gray-brown with yellow top, pubescent glabrata in youth and adulthood. Leaves simple, cordiforme, 3-5 lobed, toothed, long stalks
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Gentiana verna L.
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Dianthus sylvestris - perennial species, the stem short and woody. Increase the debris, limestone bedrock, from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Species are cultivated as ornamental for rocarii.
Pimelea physodes is a species indigenous to Australia. Stem erect, branched, 0.2-1 m high and 80 cm in diameter. Leaves opposite, Sesia, elliptic, acute nested. Capital terminal, solitary, nutant, large bracts, 4-6 cm, yellow, green, red or purple, perianth roots, the average tube, stamens long.
Petasites hybridus - big skid
Perennial herbaceous plant, dioica. Rhizome hectic, thick, fleshy, short, thick with runners. Strain empty. Leaves large, round or reniforme basis cordata, iregulat edge gear, 100 x 60 cm, the bottom of the molding is covered with white fuzz, nervatiune palmate, petiole long, purple.
Reseda lutea - herbaceous annual, papilla or glabrous. Hailing from Europe, increases alkaline soils, fields, dry ribs, from 0 to 2000 m altitude.
Laurus nobilis - on time and stay Greeks, laurel branches were used to make crowns for the heads of heroes, and to honor poets.
Madhuca longifolia Macb.
Deciduu tree, 20 meters high, round crown. Leaves alternate, elliptic, 7.5-13 cm, margin entire, top acute, 10/12 pairs of ribs, stalks 1-2 cm long. Flowers axillary, creamy, fragrant, calyx covered with dense hairs; Corola pale yellow, 1 cm long, 6-12 petals
Perennial herbaceous, stem 7-40 cm high. Caulinare different from the basal leaves, the basal are lobate, and those are areas caulinare. Flower 3-5 cm diameter, white, yellow or red; 3.5 sepa obsolete; 5 or more petals, stamens numerous. Fruit achenes, top acuminata recurbat, 4,5-5,6 x 3,0-3,7 mm, brown doll. 2n = 16.