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
Nicotiana tabacum - herbaceous annual, terofita. The product obtained is known cigarettes.
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.
Herbaceous perennial, 50-80 cm tall, vigorous root-branched, cylindrical, 5-20 cm long and 1-2.5 cm in diameter. Strain fasciculated, erect, branched in upper parts. Leaves alternate, Terni-compound, the last segment with red ribbed, oblong-elliptic; foliolele are ongust-ovata or elliptic, 8-12 x 2-4 cm. 6.10 cm long stalks
Hedychium coronarium - white ginger
Herbaceous perennial, 1-1.5 m inaltme, fleshy rhizome. Leaves alternate, decidue, language sessile 28-40 x 4.7 cm, narrow elliptic, apex long-acuminata, the acute glabra on top, the furry bottom steps. Flowering 4.10 x 3.6 cm. Bractei persistent ovat-triangulation, green, 4-7 x 2-4 cm, margins membranous.
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.
Allium brussalisii (Aliaceae), new species from Greece
Palm mono, with one strain. Trunk erect, gray, 20 m high and 50 cm in diameter. Paripenat-leaves are compound, folio 200-250 pairs of linear-lanceolata. 4,5-5,5 m long Frondele and stalks are covered quarter length. Foliolele have 1,5-5 cm wide. Ribbed rachides may be green or bronze.
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