09
Dec
2008
Pimelea physodes
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

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.

Blooming period - July to October.

Pollination is done by insects and birds.

Water - needs moist soil, regular watering.

Fertilization - from planting to bring 10 g of phosphorus on the soil surface. Once every 2-3 months is fertilizeaza nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and calcium 1:1:0,1:0,1.

Temperature - min / max 10/20 °C but can grow in regions with temperatures of 12/23 °C.

Light - in semi-shade in summer.

Soil - prefer soil with gravel and sand can be planted if they are provisioned with thebye. Clay-sandy soils. Soil pH 5.5-6.5.

Reproduction - by grafting are less sensitive to soil.

Tonsure - the first year, trimming should be easy. Ulterioir, cuttings are made each year by crossing flowers, cutting the 1 / 3 of height.

Diseases and pests - Botrytis causes hair leaves, flowers Epiphyas liadelpha attack.

References

Fiona Oqilvie - A Country Garden - Rosenberg Publishing, 2007

Klaus Kubitzki, Clemens Bayer - The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants - Springer, 2002

See also
Top
Flowers
Santolina chamaecyparissus - limbricarita

Perennial species, stem 10-60 cm tall, erect or pendence; nefloriferi stalk is green-gray-tomentos; lujerii floriferi are simple, without leaves before blossom. Pectinata-toothed leaves often to penatsectate. Involucre 6-10 mm wide, hemispherical, subtruncat or not, or slightly rounded at the base; bractei lanceolata-ovata, Carina, the interior with round top. Flowers arranged in the capital, bright yellow.

 
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field

Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.

 
Saponaria officinalis

Saponaria officinalis - perennial species, rhizome cylindrical, highly branched, crawler, with sterile and fertile shoots. Originally from Europe and Asia, growing on the river, along fences, roads and crops edges.

 
Aquilegia atrata Koch

Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome thick, vertically or diagonally. Stem erect, branched, pubescent, green or red-purple shades, 30-80 cm high. Leaf sectors lobate 3 lobes or parts, green on the upper face and green on the lower glauca

 
Acta spicata

Acta spicata - a species native to Europe and Asia, grows in mountain forests in beech forests from 400 to 1500 m altitude.

 
Magnoliopsida
Aeonium arboreum - tree aeonium

Sunshrub native from Maroc, stem branching, leaves borne at the ends of the branches in rather flat rosettes. 

 
Gentiana verna L.

Gentiana verna - a species native to southern central Europe, Russia, England and Ireland, increasing the Alpine and subalpine meadows, wetlands, from 400 to 2600 m altitude.

 
Campanula trachelium - bell tapului

Herbaceous perennial, rhizome robust, woody. Stem herbaceous, erect, pubescent, 50-100 cm tall. Leaves basal, 6-10 cm long, petiole, lamina ovat-triangulation, cordiforme, hispida, edge gear, top acuminata, upper leaves are smaller, lanceolata, ruvide, easy side laced, short stalks or Sesi.

 
Stachys Byzantine

Stachys Byzantine - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia, grows on dry slopes at the edge of forests, up to 2000 m altitude.

 
Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) JWMoore

Shrub or small tree, 7.5-15 m high; ritidom thin, scaly, producing a scaly trunk. Leaves pungent rum, obovata to elliptic, 3-15 x 1.2-7.5 cm, acute to round at the narrow top, coriacee.

 
   Add to iGoogle
Last posts

Categories

Links