Wallisii Spathiphyllum is one of the most common plants of the genus grown as indoor plants. Appearance herbaceous, 30 cm tall, with short stem, oval leaves with long petiole-lanceolata. Flowers small, yellow blossom gathered in a cylinder surrounded by a white shoulder.
Grow well in an ambient light, but not in full sun, with high humidity. Grow well at temperatures above 12-13 ° C.
Grown in pots of 2 parts peat, one part leaf soil and sand. Grow quickly, doubles its size in one year. Winter must be kept at a temperature of 16-18 ° C are not fertilizeaza, there she be kept moist ground.
It uses a liquid fertilizer at 15 days between vegetation, or mineral fertilizer.
The wet 2-3 times a week with little water.
The spring before transvazeaza period de vegetation in pots with a higher extent.
Plant breeding is spring after blooming, by dividing the bushes, cut the retreat rhizomes, which must have 2.3 leaves.
The leaves and flowers should be cut from the past with a scissors.
Plants should be kept on the media to avoid infestation by Phytophthora, causing wilting of leaves, emerging green-sickness. Plant affected by Rhizoctonia and Sclerotium rolfsii is better treated with a soil disinfectant, and if you can not do anything to be thrown, not to affect the other plants.
When the flowers are totally green means they are past and can cut, cut diagonally with a sharp scissors.
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes
Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.
Juicy species, perennial, native to Madagascar, was introduced in Europe in 1920. The species is named after Robert Blossfeld. Undergrowth of 40 cm height. Leaves simple, opposite, succulent, elliptic to ovata, the strains are from the top of Blong-lanceolata, 2-10 cm long, red margin, crenate, glabra.
Culture and maintenance of species of Aechmea
Juicy perennial species, rizomatoasa. Leaves basal, linear, cylindrical, fleshy, 10-15 cm long. Floral stem is 45 cm long. Blossom flowers made up of 40-50 cm, arranged in Raceme 15-30 cm long.
Allium brussalisii (Aliaceae), new species from Greece
Allium cepa L. - onion
Herbaceous biennial, bulb white, gold, red or purple, 5-8 x 3.10 cm. Leaves persistent, 4-10, fistula, 30-100 x 3-20 mm. Umbela blossom persistent, erect, compact, rear obsolete, ovata, ± equal, leading to acute acuminata.
Agave americana - herbaceous plant, perennial, rhizome drajonant. Arid soils increases in southern Texas, but naturalized in warm regions of the globe.
Agave blooms just once in its life cycle, from 80-100 years after the plant dies.
Sternbergia lutea - geofita bulbs, grow at the edge of deciduous forests, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.