Posted by Marina Chaika on February 09, 2019
Plant Iberis (Latin: Iberis), or candytuft, is a genus of herbs of the Cabbage family, or Cruciferous. Iberis is sometimes called a stennik, a different-peppered person or a peppers. The distribution area of Iberis is the highlands of Asia Minor and Southern Europe, the south of Ukraine, Crimea, the Caucasus and the lower reaches of the Don. In total, about forty representatives of this genus are known, among which there are both annual and perennial species, both heat-loving and winter-hardy, both grassy and semi-shrub species.
Iberis in the garden is used to border flower beds and lawns, to design alpine slides and masonry. In addition, the Iberis flower is suitable for cutting and is in demand as an element of a wedding bouquet.
Ivan tea: properties and contraindications, how to collect and dry
Posted by Marina Chaika on February 22, 2019
Grass blooming Sally, or narrow-leaved fireweed, or Koporye tea (lat. Chamerion angustifolium = Epilobium angustifolium) is a herbaceous perennial, a typical species of the genus Ivan-tea family Kipreynye. The people of Ivan-tea have many other names: voluntary, magpie, Ivan-grass, cypress, napkin, Mother of God grass, Kuril tea, wild flax, placoon, lurk, weeds, tar, sweet clover, wheat grass, field sage ... Ivan grows tea throughout the Northern Hemisphere in light forests, at the edges and clearings, along ditches and embankments, near water, on moist soil and in dry sandy places. He first appears on burns and clearings and dies out as other plants appear there. Often fireweed grows next to raspberries.
Ixia: outdoor cultivation and care
Author: Marina Chaika February 03, 2019 Garden Plants
Ixia (lat.Ixia) - a genus of herbaceous perennials of the Iris family, which according to various sources unites from forty to more than sixty species living in South Africa, and more precisely - in the Cape region. The name of the genus is derived from the Greek word meaning “bird glue” and explains the property of ixia juice - stickiness. In floriculture, this plant appeared in the XVIII century. Today, ixia in the garden is represented mainly by varieties of hybrid origin, known under the general name ixia hybrid. Species xyxia in culture are found less and less.
Incarville: outdoor cultivation and care
Author: Marina Chaika February 21, 2019 Garden Plants
Incarvillea (lat. Incarvillea) - a genus of herbaceous plants of the Bignoniaceae family, which includes 17 species according to The Plant List. The genus was given the scientific name in honor of the French missionary Pierre Nicolas d'Inquarville, who collected a large collection of plants in China, including representatives of the Incarville genus. In nature, incarvilles are common in the Himalayas, East and Central Asia. Cultural varieties of this genus are commonly called garden gloxinia.
Ipomoea: growing, planting, care
Author: Marina Chaika February 13, 2019 Garden Plants
This haiku of the Japanese Basse is dedicated to the morning glory plant, or farbitis. Ipomoea (lat.Ipomoea) - a genus of flowering plants, the largest of the family Convolvulus, with more than five hundred species. Its representatives are found in tropical and subtropical regions of the world and represent both perennial and annual plants - bushes, trees and creepers. Among the plants of the genus Ipomoea there are also food crops - sweet potato and water spinach. The name "morning glory" comes from two Greek words: "ips" - a worm and "homoios" - similar, those are "worm-like", and this definition refers to the rhizome of perennials of the genus Ipomoea.
In floriculture, vines of this genus are used, the flowers of which are opened in the morning before all other flowers, for which Ipomoea is called the "flower of the morning dawn." It is hard to imagine that the weed of the field bindweed, the nightmare of farmers, is a close relative of the luxurious morning glory, such an ornamental plant that is in demand among gardeners and gardeners.
Irga: planting, care and reproduction
Author: Marina Chaika February 11, 2019 Fruit and berry plants
Plant irga, or cinnamon (lat.Amelanchier) belongs to the genus of the tribe The apple family of the Pink and is a small tree or deciduous shrub. The Latin name of irgi has either Provencal or Celtic origin and translates as “bring honey”. The English call the irgu a shrub, June or healthy berry, while the Americans retained the name given to it by the indigenous inhabitants of the country, and the Saskatoon by the Indians. According to various sources, in the nature of the northern hemisphere of the planet, from 18 to 25 species of igreus grow, and most of them in North America.
In nature, irga grows on the edges of the forest, on the rocks and even in the tundra zone. About ten of its species are cultivated in the culture, grown both as ornamental plants and for the sake of healthy, sweet berries that children love very much.
Irezine - description
The amaranth family owns 80 species of plants from the genus Iresine (lat. Iresine)that live throughout the continent of America and Australia, in the Galappagos and Antilles.
Iresine - herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees with curly branches. The leaves are opposite, have an elliptical or rounded shape, sometimes - expanded-lanceolate, with small teeth along the even edge of the sheet. A capitate inflorescence looks like an ear.
Indoor floriculture is grown mainly in Herbst and Irene Linden, which are valued for leaf color. Often used when planting rabatok or for decorating lawns along the curbs.
Irises: a description of growing, planting and care in the garden
Author: Marina Chaika February 27, 2019 Garden Plants
Iris (lat.Iris), or Iris, or Cockerel - a genus of rhizome perennials of the Kasatikovy family, or Iris (Iridaceae). Irises grow everywhere and number about 700 species of various shapes and colors. Translated, iris means "rainbow." That is the name of the flower Hippocrates in honor of Iris, the goddess of the rainbow. The legend says that when Prometheus gave people fire, a rainbow flashed - so exulted nature. The rainbow shimmered all day, evening and night, and when the darkness receded and the sun rose, everyone saw that amazing irises blossomed on the ground - flowers that looked like a rainbow. Florence (in translation - "blooming") got its name from the Romans because the fields around the city were dotted with irises. In the culture of the iris flower for more than two thousand years. And they are grown not only as a decoration of gardens, but also as a valuable raw material for the production of essences in the perfume industry.
Hyssop: seed cultivation, properties and contraindications
Author: Marina Chaika February 27, 2019 Garden Plants
Plant hyssop officinalis (lat. Hyssopus officinalis), or hyssop ordinary, or blue hypericum - a species of the genus Hyssop family Iasnatkovye, a shrub that grows wild in North Africa, Western Asia, Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. In culture, hyssop is grown in North America and almost throughout Europe. Hyssop grass is the oldest medicinal plant, which was also used by Hippocrates and Dioscorides to treat patients. Young shoots of hyssop with leaves in fresh and dried form are used as a spicy seasoning for appetizers, first and second courses. Hyssop is also included in dietary dishes.
At the very beginning of the XIV century, the famous doctor Arnold from Villanova wrote the poem “Salerm Health Code” dedicated to medicinal plants. About hyssop in it such lines:
“The chest cleanses the phlegm grass, which is called hyssop.
Hyssop is useful for the lungs if it is boiled together with honey,
And they say that he delivers excellent color to the face. ”
Ifeon: outdoor cultivation and care
Author: Marina Chaika February 04, 2019 Garden Plants
Ifeion (lat.Ipheion) - genus of herbaceous perennials of the subfamily Onion Amaryllis family, which according to various sources is represented by 6-25 species growing in zones with a subtropical and tropical climate of America. The origin of the scientific name of the genus is unknown. In culture, the species Ifeion uniflorum, or Ifeon single-flowered (Ipheion uniflorum), found naturally in Argentina and Peru, as well as varieties and hybrids of this species are grown.