сряда, 13 март 2013 г.

Mallow (Althaea officinalis)


Mallow (Althaea officinalis), also known as marshmallow, white mallow, God's little hand is a plant of the family Malvaceae (Mlavaceae).

Mallow occurs in the damp marshy and swampy areas, rivers and thickets to 1000 meters altitude everywhere in Bulgaria.

Marshmallow is a perennial herb. The stem is erect, covered with cloth and hollow high is 1.5 meters root is thick, fleshy and branched; outside is gray, yellow and white on the inside.

вторник, 12 март 2013 г.

Orange Chrysanthemum



Beautiful garden flower in different colors and petals. Chrysanthemums are widely used for decoration. Modern chrysanthemums are much brighter than their wild relatives. Chrysanthemum exists in many different forms and colors. There are many hybrids and thousands of chrysanthemum cultivars developed for horticultural purposes.


Petunia



Petunia is an annual plant of the nightshade family (Solanaceae). Originates from tropical areas of South America and especially Brazil, where and gets its name (from the Brazilian word for tobacco (petun) due to the amazing similarity between the two plants).

Petunia has branched stems and flowers as cones. It blooms from May to late autumn. It grows well in sunny places and requires regular watering. Reproduced in February-March through semena.Petuniyata with its variety of colors, shapes, colors, abundant and long blooming among the most popular garden plants. According to U.S. experts 30% of the total seed production of flowers in the world are those of petunias.

Diversity of species, varieties allows successfully be used for curbs petunia, flower walks, hanging baskets and pots. Today petunias bloom in all colors of the rainbow, not bright yellow, orange and black. Used for planting hybrids of the first generation. The most notable features are compactness, abundant flowering and disease resistance and external influences.

Geranium (Pelargos)



Geranium is a genus of perennial plants, originating from South Africa.

It is a perennial, shrub, reaching 50-80 cm in height. Young shoots are thick and fuzzy and old - stiff. The leaves are kidney-shaped and long handles. The flowers are gathered in clumps of 20 together and also have long handles. They have a variety of colors from white to crimson in all shades.

Red Geranium (Pelargonium)


Propagation: Propagated by stem cuttings in September, leaving for a few hours and then pinned onto in deeper vessels with rich humus soil mixed with sand or perlite. So cuttings overwinter in temperate warm room. In March of each plant is planted in a pot No 10-11, which sprout and then transplant to a permanent place.

In the spring before transplanting, the old plants well circumcised by cutting side shoots.

White Chrysanthemus


In some European countries (eg France, Italy, Poland, Croatia), white chrysanthemums are symbolic of death and are only used for funerals or on graves. Also in China, Japan and Korea, white chrysanthemums are symbolic of lamentation and sorrow. In some other countries the chrysanthemum symbolizes honesty. Cultural pridavanana flower symbolism in the U.S. is positive. Festival of the Chrysanthemum is September 9th.



Purple Crocus


Crocus (Crocus) is a genus of perennial flowers of Iris family (Iridaceae). They are distributed from the Eastern Mediterranean to Central Asia.

The stem is partially hidden under the ground during flowering has several sharp green notes. There are species with yellow ones with blue or purple flowers. There are varieties of blue, purple and orange colors. Some of the species are spring and others - with autumn blooms.

Albino Crocus


There are about 40 species of crocus most of which are cultivated. In our nine species occur as different species have different preferences for environmental conditions.

Among blue, yellow and purple crocuses meet and white, very rarely. They are called albino.

Tropaeolum majus (Nasturtium)


Nasturtium is a genus of about 80 species of annual and perennial herbaceous plants Tropaeolum, one of three in the family ever Tropaeolaceae. The genus originating from South and Central America, includes several very popular garden flowers.

They have spectacular flowers and rounded leaves thyroid whose handle is in the middle. The flowers have five petals (sometimes more), and pistil funnel nectar tube. It can be added to salads to obtain an exotic look and taste. Have a slight tangy taste similar to watercress. Marinated unripe seeds are used as a substitute for capers.

Blue Crocus Vernus


Picture до Crocus Vernus taken under the peak Paradjika, Stara Planina, Bulgaria. Crocuses sprout after snowmelt. And all of them turning blue hills.

Yellow Chrysanthemums




Of yellow or white chrysanthemums in Asia prepared special sweet drink - hrizantemov tea. Hrizantemoviya tea is widely used. It is also used for influenza Diseases. Chrysanthemum leaves used in Chinese and Asian cuisine as a vegetable. It is also used for the preparation of snake soup - this improves the flavor in. Chrysanthemum is shown to have many healing and antibacterial properties.

White Chrysanthemums



Chrysanthemums can to cultivate with any color - white, yellow, blue and even dark red. Chrysanthemums were first cultivated in China as medicinal herbs in the 15th century BC. In the past the Chinese city was called Ju-Xian, meaning "chrysanthemum city". Chrysanthemums are introduced to Japan in the 8th century. The flower was adopted by the emperor state seal. In Europe, the chrysanthemums were brought in the 17th century.

Greek Garden Flowers


Garden flowers