Scientific name - Thunberg grandiflora Roxb.
Synonyms - Fleming grandiflora, grandiflora Pleuremidis.
Popular names - Bengal clock vine, blue clock vine, sky flower Indian, sky flower, Blue Sky vine, blue trumpet vine.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from northern India.
Description - perennial, voluble. Stem thin, green, 2 m height. Leaves opposite, language ovat-lanceolata, acuminata peak, the cordata, margin entire, lobate or iregulat needle, 15 x 10 cm, short stalks, 3.5 ribs. Blue flowers with yellow, white on the outside, 8 x 8 cm, arranged in bouquets with individual pedicel 4-5 cm long, corolla tube 3 cm long, calyx green with purple or red spots. Bloom in June-July. Fruit spherical capsule. Semantic 1 cm diameter, overall, with a convex face and covered with brown bracts triangulation.
Growth rate & ndash; quickly.
Tolerances - ͦ not tolerate temperatures below 10 C.
Requirements - ͦ temperatures of 21-24 C, wet soils, and in full sun or semiumbra.
Management - plants grown in pots are transvazeaza every year. The land must be constantly moist.
Propagation - by seedlings. Spring is taken seedlings of 8-10 cm, cut just below the knot. The seeds, winter or early spring after sowing vessel and shall be held to be umbreste ͦ 18-24 C until germinate. Germination occurs after 7-10 days.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Alba' with white flowers with a yellow spot in the middle.
Properties and Uses - juice of the leaves and roots is used to treat wounds.
Ornamental species may be used for decoration of walls and Pergolese. Are planted at about 8.10 cm from the wall.
Brooklyn BotanicGarden, Karan Davis Cutler - Flowering Vines, Beautiful climbers - Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1999
Ellen Zachos - Tempting Tropicals - Timber Press, 2005
Narayan P. Manandhar, Sanjay Manandhar - Plants and People of Nepal - Timber Press, 2002
Parsons WT, Cuthbertson EG - Noxious Weeds of Australia - CSIRO, 2001
Trees and shrubs
Evergreen shrub, 2-3 m high, stem thin, highly ramified, almost glabru. Leaves alternate, petiolate, membranous, paripenat compound, 2-3 pairs of folio; stipele linear, obsolete, or oblong-folio oblonga lanceolata, 5 x 1 cm, top acute or obtuse, base round and asymmetrical, the ventral green, glabra .
Rosa moschata 'Mozart'
Rosa moschata 'Mozart' is an antique rose, used as an ornamental species, solitary or in groups of 2-4 plants.
Betula alba - species, ornamental, decorative crown shape and color of bark, in parks and gardens. The bark is rich in tannins, is used in cosmetics.
Lychnis flos-cuckoo - cuckoo flower
Lychnis flos-cuckoo - perennial species, native to Europe, Siberia and the Caucasus, grows spontaneously in grassy places, wet the edge of ponds, through meadows and wet meadows, from 0 to 1600 m altitude.
Geranium pratense - beak stork
Herbaceous perennial, stems pubescent, erect, branched dichotomy. Leaves opposite, the parties to lobate-acute, 5-7 lobed, margin evening. Flowers symmetric radiator Corola blue-purple, 5 petals obovata, 2 cm, 5 sepa lanceolata, mucronata, ovary superior, 10 stamens united at the base. Blooms in June-August.
Gentiana crucial - originated in southern, central and eastern Europe, it grows on sunny pastures on limestone soils, from 200 to 2000 m altitude.
Herbaceous perennial species, dioecious. 5 cm diameter stalk. Leaves green to green-yellow with the main rib, which ends with a cylindrical Carcel which is longer than the tongue of the leaf, finished with a pitcher. Blossom panic or Raceme. Digestive glands are located inside the jar walls. Seeds are small and filiforme.
Herbaceous annual or perennial. Strain decumbenta - upward, often is wood based. Leaves alternate, entire or pinnate-sectors. Capital solitary and axillary. Involucre with bractei placed on 2-3 lines. Flowers tubular, orange. Ligula sterile flowers, yellow-orange, top with 4 teeth. Receptacle convex or flat. Acorn obovoide, densely-hairy.
Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.
Dioecious tree, 25 meters high. Dark brown bark with deep cracks. Glabra or slightly hairy stalk, thin, red-brown, smooth; mugurele terminal 3-5 mm, nested, 6-8 scales visible, few pubescent and Chile, bicolori with red edges and the rest suprafatei green.
Calendula officinalis L. - marigold
Stem herbaceous, 20-50 cm tall, branched, erect. Leaves alternate, rib main evidence and glandular hairs, nervatiune pinnate, basal leaves are oblong-lanceolata, 8-14 x 4-5 cm, Sesia, the reniforma, margin entire, apex round upper leaf stalks are short, narrow lanceolata, 5 x 1.4 cm.
Sinningia speciosa Nees - Gloxinia
Genus Edgeworth is named in memory of botanist Michael Pakenham Edgeworth (1812-1881).
Edgeworth chrysantha deciduu is a shrub, of 1,8-2,4 m tall, native of China, Himalayas, naturalized in Chugoku. Foxy stalk. Leaves arranged alternate, short stalks or Sesi, language: lanceolata, acuminata top, edge entire, base cuneata; 8-20/3-5 cm.