Scientific Name - Tithonia rotundifolia
Popular names - Mexico sunflower, girasole messicano.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from Mexico and Central America.
Description - The annual species, branched, pubescent, 1.8 m tall. Leaves alternate, entire or trilobite, lamina ovate, the attenuated, pale green, 5-12 cm long. Ligulate flowers 10-14, obovate to elliptical, orange to red-portocaliu1.5-3.3 cm long, tubular yellow flowers, pedicel length 18 cm. Blooms in July-September. Fruit achenes.
Requirements - exhibitions sunny, fertile, well-drained soils.
Management - are watered regularly during dry periods of the year.
Propagation - by seed, is sown in April-May, germinate in 7-10 days.
Garden Partners - Tagetes sp. Zinnia elegans, Salvia andplendens.
Arachis hypogaea - Peanut
Herbaceous annual. Stem branched, 40-60 cm high. Leaves compound, 8-12 cm long, oblong folio-obovata, margin entire. Flowers yellow, axillary. Peabody, grow underground, contains 1.3 seeds. 2n = 40.
Sternbergia lutea - geofita bulbs, grow at the edge of deciduous forests, from 0 to 1200 m altitude.
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.
Asclepias currasavica - scarlet milkweed
Asclepias currasavica - species used as ornamental plants for small gardens, in combination with other herbs such as Echinacea purpurea, Ratibida pinnata, ornamental grasses.
Physostegia virginiana - perennial species, rhizomatic, native to North America, grows on wet pastures.
Physostegia virginiana - cultivated as ornamental species in parks and public gardens.
Reseda phyteuma - annual or perennial grass, native to southern Europe and southwest Asia, North Africa, it grows on basic soils, grassy edges of roads, from 0 to 1900 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.
Eryngium campestre - rostogol
Eryngium campestre - a species native to Central and S, V Asia, grows on rocky places, sandy in dry meadows and pastures, along roads.