Who among the owners of the land plot has not dreamed of giving it a cozy, beautiful and unique look. This can be done by planting rare beautiful flowers.
The possession of a rare species of plant already fills the soul of the owner with pride, and if this rarity has a beautiful appearance, then it also causes admiration of the neighbors. Although the concept of beauty is a matter of taste, let's try to figure out which annual and perennial flowers fall under the definition of rare and beautiful.
- Beautiful and rare perennials for the garden
- Rare and beautiful annuals for the garden
- Rare plants for ponds and damp places
Beautiful and rare perennials for the garden
Perennial flowers are good because after planting they can grow in one place for a rather long period. They do not require annual planting or replanting. We will try to find out which of the perennials, possessing beautiful leaves and flowers, are still quite rare in gardens. The following species are rarely found in gardens:
- real slipper
- Chinese belamkanda
The genus of plants Arizema from the Aroid family has about 150 species. Four species can be found on the territory of Russia. The most widespread are Amur Arizem and Japanese Arizema. All plants of the genus have the same flower structure. The inflorescence itself looks like an ear, wrapped on top with a blanket. The bedspread is most often falling in the upper part. Sometimes its tip is pointed.
It may end in a filamentous formation. The color of the bedspread can be from green, white, white with crimson stripes, purple with white stripes. It should be said that once inside the bedspread, insects cannot find a way out of it.
The presence of light streaks gives them a sense of light and escape. Thus, in search of a way out, insects spend quite a lot of time inside the flower, which improves pollination. There are female and male zones on the inflorescence.
However, during their life, plants may contain only male or only female flowers. As a rule, young plants have male flowers in inflorescences, while more mature ones have female or bisexual flowers. After flowering, which begins at the end of May and lasts 15 - 20 days, round fruits are tied. When they ripen at the end of August, the plant becomes even more decorative, since its numerous rounded fruits have a red shiny shell.
The leaves of the arizem are three- or five-part, they are also very decorative. The leaf plate can be either green or variegated, with white spots. Arizem is most often used in rockeries or in group plantings. Arizema Amur, Japanese and some other species are frost-hardy and grow well in temperate climates. The roots and tubers of arizema are used in folk medicine.
Rare and beautiful annuals for the garden
- ekremocarpus rough
This plant is so bright and unusual that after seeing it once, any grower will light up with the goal of growing it on the site. Its second name is the pipe-tongue and it belongs to the Solanaceae family. The homeland of the flower is South America, therefore, in temperate climates, it is grown as an annual.
Stems are straight, slightly branched, pubescent. Height, depending on the variety, can be from 0.4 m to 1 meter. Flowers in the form of funnels, five-lobed. The diameter of the flowers is from 4 to 6 cm. The color of the petals is striking in its diversity. There are varieties and hybrids with yellow, red, purple and bicolor flowers. There are hybrid forms with red petals and a yellow throat.
The flower is propagated by seeds. In the southern regions, it can be sown directly into the ground; in temperate climates, it is grown through seedlings. In general, the plant is unpretentious, in order to prolong its flowering, you need to cut off old flowers in a timely manner. Rough ekremocarpus The second name of the plant is the droop. The plant is suitable for vertical gardening.
At the ends of the leaves there are antennae, with the help of which the droop carp climbs the vertical walls. Can be grown in a perennial crop, either as a container plant or with annual digging for the winter. In temperate climates, it is grown in an annual culture. During the season, the shoots grow up to 5 m.
From July until the onset of frost, numerous bright orange or yellow-orange flowers, collected in a brush, bloom on the liana. The length of the brushes is up to 15 cm. The leaves of this species are also very decorative. They are feathery, light and delicate. The plant is ideal for vertical coverage of the most unseemly places on the site.
Can also be used on trellises and other structures to divide an area into zones. Since in recent years, the device has been popular in areas of various reservoirs, then these areas also need landscaping.
Rare plants for ponds and damp places
Video on which plants to choose for a reservoir:
The assortment of plants for landscaping water bodies and wet places around them is quite wide, there are quite rare and attractive species among them.
This is a type of orchid that can be grown in temperate climates in humid places or near garden ponds. Due to the shape of the roots, the species received a second name - finger-root. Flowers of a very interesting shape, about 2 cm in size, collected in inflorescences. Coloring is most often in lilac or purple tones. There are species with white and variegated flowers.
Leaves can also be of decorative interest, as many species have a variety of spots on them. When choosing rare and beautiful plants for the garden, you need to take into account that sometimes familiar species in one region, in another, are very rare.