Iridaceae family also includes 260 species, of which 250 are native to Africa (the Sahara) and South Africa. About ten species are native to Eurasia (Europe / Asia). There are 160 endemic species in South Africa and 76 specific varieties of tropical Africa. These classes vary greatly, with the small flowers and discreet, to huge flowers, these categories are used especially in commerce.
Gladiolus flowers come in a wide range of colors, from pink to reddish violet, with markings on the petals, to the flowers white, cream or orange.
The flowers are obvious, with five petals, mostly red, pink, orange, yellow or white. The plant needs light and heat to bloom in spring - the end of autumn, but winter temperatures should not fall below 12 degrees C. Watering during the development must be abundant, and from late fall should be reduced so that the earth was not dry.
Throughout the flowering period soil fertilized twice a month. From late summer until mid March and will not be given fertilizer and water will be rare (only enough to keep soil moist). Abutilon is multiplied by cuttings or easier semninte. Spring will be cut from the "mother plant" a few shoots around 12-16 cm which we will plant in sandy soil and taking care to place the pot in a bright place, warm and well ventilated.
These plants are shrubs 1.5 m tall, native to eastern Asia (the Himalayas to Japan) and southern North America (Mexico) species of warm climates are evergreen, while those in cold climates are deciduous. The leaves are opposite or in groups of three, ovate, glossy, dark green, 1.5 to 8 cm long, bronze and red fall color in deciduous species. The flowers are grouped in inflorescences up to 8 flowers are white to pink, bell-shaped, with a penta-lobata corolla, 1-5 cm long, usually fragrant. Flowering period extends from late spring to autumn. Abelia can be planted for ornament in gardens, even that hedgerow.
Anthurium is a perennial plant and is part of the Araceae family, which also includes over 700 species originating in tropical mountain areas of Central America and South America, most species growing in Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador and Guyana Shield .