Scientific name - Tulipa sp.
Description of species blooming spring, in April-May:
Tulipa acuminata Vahl - The name of this species was introduced in 1813, when Martin Vahl, a professor of botany, including the list of plants grown in the Botanical Garden of Copenhagen.
Tulipa acuminata can grow to 40-50 cm high, leaves lanceolata, glauca. Flower solitary; tepale linear-lanceolata, acuminata; tepala is greater than 13 cm long.
Tulipa clusiana D.C.- lady tulip. It was named by botanist Carolus Clusius, XVI century, who knows this species as persica Tulipa praecox.
3.5 glauca leaves, erect, linear-lanceolata, deeply grooved, 2 x 28 cm. Flowers white, pink tepalele exterior has red-tape, 3-6,5 x 1-2 cm, oblong-obovata tepalele interior are white.
Eichler Regel Tulipa. - Was described by Edward king in 1874, the plant found by Eichler, in Baku in the east region of Transcaucasia. Description and illustrations were published in Volume 23 of 'Gartenflora'.
Tunica bulb is hairy. Stem pubescent, 20-40 cm high. Glauca leaves with wavy edges 3.4. Leaves stems, one or two, linear-lanceolata to oblong, 6.5 cm wide and 30 cm long. Flower solitary, red-lit, with a basal spot n eagra bordered with yellow; tepale 7 x 4 cm, each tepala ends with a short pubescent.
Tulipa fosteriana Hoog. - Was described in May 26, 1906, in 'Gardener's Chronicle'. Grows naturally in western Pamir Alai, in the mountains around Samarkand, Uzbekistan, which blooms in April-May, grows on deep soils rich in humus, besides rocarii at altitudes of 1700 m. Bulb tunic brown with dark, dense ruled with pears, especially the top. Floral stem pubescent, 20-35 cm high. Leaves 16-20 cm, margins cilia, covered with a fine pubescent, elliptic to oblongata. Flowers shining red, when it opened 15 cm diameter; tepale 4.12 cm long, short pubescent; tepalele outer obloge, rough, inner tepalele obovata.
Tulipa kaufmanniana Regel. - the waterlily tulip. Originally from Asia, Turkestan. Bulb ovoid, 1.5 to 8.0 cm in diameter; tunicaneagra, coriacee, yellow pubescent at top and bottom. basal leaves 2-5, glauca, glabra, borders Chile, lanceolata or long-elliptical, 20 cm long, upper leaves are smaller and easier erection recurbate. short flower stalk, 10-50 cm. Flowers Solitaire, generally white or cream; tepalele outside carmine have a dark band on the inside are white with a yellow spot at the base, 2:5-11 x 0,8-4,5 cm, lanceolata , recurbate; tepalele Interiors erection, 2,5-10,5 x 1,0-5,5 cm, long-elliptical, or diamond obloge, top obtuse, on both sides of the same color, white or cream. Capsula 3 -- 9 x 1,5-4,0 cm, triangulation in the section.
Tulipa turkestanica Regel. Tulipa biflora similar, but with stem hairy, 10-30 cm, and 2-4 leaves. Flowers grouped each 12 by a stem, small, have yellow or orange center. Anthers are yellow with purple top.
Tolerances - tolerate a light shading. Not tolerate water stagnation.
Requirements - nisipo-clay and sandy soils, fertile, well drained and sunny exhibitions. Optimum temperature 12 to 16 ° C, floriferi bud differentiation occurs at 20 ° C. The door between growth, after drying the leaves no longer wet.
Management - bulbs are deplanteaza in June, dry, clean and are sorted into sizes. Storing bulbs is in a dry, well ventilated, temperature of 9 ° C. It is planted from September until November. Planting depth 8.10 cm and 10-15 cm between plants per row. Mulcirea help safely crossing bulbs over the winter. Fertilization 1:1,5:1 NPK in winter, and rasarirea NPK plant 1,8:1:1,5.
Propagation - by bulbs.
Diseases and pests - Botrytis, Tabaco ringspot virus, Fusarium Macrosiphum Koehler, Tarsonemum laticeps.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Appledorn's Elite', 'Carnaval de Nice', 'Flaming Parrot', 'Georgette', 'Greenland', 'Black,' Oxford ',' West Point '.
John E. Bryan - Pocket Guide to Bulbs - Timber Press, 2005
Maria Bala - Special Floriculture - Timpolis, ed. II, 2003
Richard Wilford - Tulips- Timber Press, 2006
Scott Oqden - Garden Bulbs for the South - Timber Press, 2007
Z. Botschantzeva - Tulips - CRC, 1982
Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome long, soft, or short and nodosa. Stem 1 m tall, sterile stems short. Leaves alternate, short stalks, lamina linear - ovata, margins entire, nervatiune parallel. Blossom terminal umbela-loose.
Herbaceous perennial, rustic. Rhizome with roots beam. Nastriforme leaves, gathered in bouquets. Raceme blossom or panic, small bracts, perianth campanulata, tepale united at the base, ovata, yellow or orange, 6 stamens attached to corolla tube, ovary inferior. Fruit capsule dehiscence.
Salpichroa organifolia - perennial, rhizomatic and subfrutescenta. Hailing from South America, naturalized and naturalized French Atlantic coast, around the Mediterranean, Corsica and Spain wet substrates increases from 0 to 600 m altitude.
Hyacinthus orientalis - bulbous perennial with linear to lance-shaped, channeled, bright green leaves, 15-35 cm long. Is classified as an ornamental, and is native to the Mediterranean region. The essential oils found only in the flowers have been used in cosmetics and soap fragrances.
Helleborus viridis - originating in Spain, France, Italy and Switzerland; grows on calcareous soils from 0 to 1700 m altitude, to the edges of deciduous forests, beech forests and mixed forests, grows in association with Arum dioscoridis, Crocus sp., Cyclamen coum, Fritillaria sp. Hyacinthus orientalis.
Commelina communis - grows naturally in East Asia, prefer shade and moist forests in 0-6000 altit.
Commelina genus species is often confused with species of the genus Tradescantia, both belonging to the same family, Commelinaceae. Commelina flowers genre has two large petals and a small petal, flowers from three species of Tradescantia petals are equal in size.
Galanthus nivalis L.
Bulbous perennial species with herbaceous matter, erect, bulb ovoid, dark brown tunic, 1.5 x 2.4 cm. Leaves basal, 20 cm long, linear-lanceolata, rounded at the top. Flowers generally solitary, clocks, accompanied by a shoulder 3-4 cm long, 3 tepale flower is composed of external and internal 3 tepale erection of about 1cm, biloba, white with green spots
Encyclia Hanbury (Lindley) Schlechter, 1914.
Herbaceous perennial, evergreen. Pseudobulb 8 x 4 cm. 1.2 leaves, elliptic-lanceolata, or elliptic-oblong, obtuse, 23 x 3 cm. Raceme blossom or panic, 100 cm long, 15-35 flowers, flower 5 cm diameter.
Genus name comes from Prince Raimondo di Sangro (1710-1771) of San Severo, born in Naples, Italy. In 1753 Carl Linnaeus in Species Plantarum, including the genus Sansevieria in Aloe. Sansevieria genus was stabilized by Thunberg in 1794 described the second species, S. thyrsiflora and S. aethiopica.
Aloe vera Mill.