Category: Plants

July 12, 2018 Best landscape design

These are deciduous trees, whose sizes vary from those of a shrub (Acer palmatum), to those of large trees, such as the Acer pseudoplatanus. The seeds are winged and united in pairs. The gems are opposite and this characteristic is what differentiates substantially, as regards the morphology, these plants from those belonging to the genus…

July 11, 2018 Best landscape design

The name derives from the Greek òkanthos «acanthus». The genus includes elegant rustic perennials, known since the time of the Greeks and Romans, who, in architecture, used the shape of the leaves for the Corinthian capital, more precisely for two varieties of it: the Greek that used the leaf of the Acanthus spinosus, originally from…

July 9, 2018 Best landscape design

The name derives from the Greek akalefe given by Hippocrates to the Nettle. The genus includes tropical evergreen plants that, with due precaution, can also be used in the apartment and, in the summer, in the open air; the greatest difficulty encountered in their cultivation in an apartment is the need to keep them well…

July 7, 2018 Best landscape design

The name derives from the Greek akakía «acacia». This common name is erroneously applied to Robinia (see), as well as the Acaia is called Mimosa, which, in botany, is another genus of the same family; A. farnesiana is also called gaggia. It is a genus composed of about 500 species of shrubs or small flowering…

July 5, 2018 Best landscape design

The name comes from the Arabic abutilun, a species of mallow. Semi-rustic shrubs to be cultivated in greenhouses, in cold-climate countries or, except for the most delicate, outdoors where the climate is mild. The flowering of some species is summer and autumnal, of others it lasts practically all the year. The flowers, variously colored, are…