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.
Fiona Oqilvie - A Country Garden - Rosenberg Publishing, 2007
Klaus Kubitzki, Clemens Bayer - The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants - Springer, 2002
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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.
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Stylosa Phuopsis annual herbaceous plant, native to eastern Turkey and northern Iran, used as an ornamental species.
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