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Grow Rose - Rose
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Grow Rose - Rose

Roses A noble flower, cultivated for centuries in the whole area of ​​the Mediterranean and in Asia, now present in gardens and parks around the world, the rose is one of the favorite shrubs of gardening enthusiasts, thanks to the ease of cultivation and to the beautiful flowers. In fact the cultivation of the rose in Europe is ancient; already in the past centuries the native species were cultivated for the beauty of the flowers, but also used to obtain the rich oil, with which ointments and perfumes were produced.

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Lonicera - Lonicera nitida

Lonicera nitida The lonicera genus includes dozens of species, evergreens, deciduous and climbing plants; in garden borders two species are mainly used, L. pileata and L. nitida. These are evergreen shrubs, originating in Asia; they have small alternate leaves, dark green, glossy and waxy; in May-June they produce small cream-colored flowers, followed by dark berries.
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Myrtle-leaf polygal - Polygala myrtifolia

Dozens of species of perennial herbaceous plants belong to the genus polygala, widespread also in the Italian territory in the wild; in nurseries it is easier to find Polygala myrtifolia, also called polygal with myrtle leaves, a hybrid species obtained by crossing two species originating in southern Africa.
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Halesia carolina

Medium to large shrub, deciduous, native to North America; it has an erect habit, characterized by some stems that start from the ground, densely branched, with disordered foliage; the bark is smooth, light brown, or greyish. The foliage appears in spring, is lanceolate in shape, dark green on the upper page, it has a light color on the lower page, with the presence of a thin down, in spring it produces particular bell-shaped flowers, turned downwards, gathered together in small bunches.
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Bird of paradise - Strelizia alba

The sterility The Strelizia alba is native to South Africa, it is a genus composed of 5 species of shrubs and palm trees, evergreens, with large leaves usually parallel to each other. The plant needs mild temperatures to survive, abundant watering, and a location not exposed to direct sunlight.
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Plum of Natal - Carissa macrocarpa

Medium-sized, evergreen shrub, native to southern Africa. The species in nature reaches 4-5 meters in height, the varieties cultivated in Europe are of more modest dimensions, and remain below two meters, there are also dwarf cultivars that do not exceed 100-150 cm in height.
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Lentisco - Pistacia lentiscus

The mastic or Pistacia lentiscus is a shrub or small evergreen tree originating in the countries bordering the Mediterranean. It has an erect habit, very branched, and can reach 4-5 m in height and 2-3 m in width; the foliage is roundish, and generally has a very short stem, although sometimes it can be developed as a sapling.
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Loropetalum chinense

Loropetalum Medium-sized evergreen shrub, native to Asia, the Loropetalum has an enlarged growth habit, with a densely branched stem, and branches with mainly horizontal development; within a few years they can reach 2-3 meters in height. The foliage is small, oval, dark green.
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Hydrangea - Hidrangea

The hydrangeas The hidrangea is a genus composed of 80 species of shrubs and climbers, floriferous, evergreen or deciduous. Hydrangeas are rustic plants, which resist even at low temperatures, but when the cold is very intense, they need protection. Among the different species of hidrangea, the climbing ones, are the most resistant.
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Curassavica asclepias

The curassavica asclepias is an evergreen shrub native to Central and South America, widespread for some time as a wild plant in most of the tropical and subtropical areas of the globe; reaches 50-80 cm in height. It has an erect habit, not very branched, the stems are green, semi-woody at the base; the foliage is dark green, oval, 10-15 cm long; the leaves and stems contain a milky, poisonous sap, which can cause skin irritation.
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Oleander - Nerium oleander

Originating from the Mediterranean, oleanders belong to a genus of evergreen shrubs, cultivated above all for flowering and foliage. Denomination: Nerium Oleander, oleander Family: aponyacee It is a woody plant with a bushy habit that can go from 2 to 6 meters high.
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Duranta repens

The Duranta repens is a small creeping shrub, or partially erect, originating in Central America; the thin semi-woody stems are densely branched, arched, light green; the foliage is oval in shape, and small in size, it is evergreen in areas with a mild winter climate; from late spring to autumn at the apex of the stems small flowers of violet or blue color, with five petals, with white margin and light eye, united in long pendulous panicles.
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Creeping juniper - Juniperus horizontalis

Juniperus horizontalis or creeping juniper is a small-sized, evergreen ground cover shrub native to North America. It has an arched, drooping posture, and forms ample patches, densely branched, up to some meters wide, with a height ranging from 15-20 cm, up to 35-50 cm.
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Chitalpa tasketiensis

Chitalpa tasketiensis is a hybrid, created in the sixties by crossing catalpa bignonioides with chilopsis linearis; the result is a small tree, or even a large shrub, with deciduous leaves and very rapid growth, which tolerates winter cold and summer drought well. The adult specimens can reach 8-9 meters in height, over a period of about ten years; the stem is erect, often consisting of multiple trunks.
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Leucothoe fontanesiana

Leucothoe fontanesiana is a shrub of small or medium size, evergreen, native to North America; to this genus belong some evergreen shrubs, or deciduous shrubs, widespread in Asia and in North America. It has a hanging or creeping habit, it produces long woody stems, poorly branched, which give the plant a disordered appearance; the foliage is oval or lanceolate, dark green, leathery and slightly thick.
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Clethra

Clethra is a medium-sized shrub with deciduous leaves, native to North America; the mature specimens can reach 150-200 cm in height, with an erect and roundish habit. They produce erect stems, well branched, covered by a dense, oval, pointed and dark green foliage; in autumn, before falling, the foliage becomes golden yellow.
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Juniper - Juniperus communis

Juniper is a shrub or small tree also endemic to our peninsula. It has been known since ancient times because they are extracted for medicinal purposes and its berries find innumerable culinary uses. It is also very appreciated as an ornamental plant: the countless varieties, cultivars and hybrids allow us to use it in many ways, taking advantage of the different growth and size, as well as being able to choose between several foliage colors.
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Falsa spirea - Sorbaria sorbifolia

Sorbaria sorbifolia, more commonly known as false spirea, is a deciduous shrub native to central and northern Asia; produces a large roundish mass, 1-2 meters high and as wide; the stems are thin, dark, arched; they bear numerous large pinnate leaves, consisting of small oval or lanceolate leaves, with a serrated edge, dark green.
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Rose Acapella - Rose

Genus that counts numerous varieties of shrubs, erect or climbing, originating from all the countries found in the northern hemisphere; from these varieties, over the centuries, dozens of varieties have been derived, both hybrids and cultivars, and every year new ones are produced, with particularly abundant blooms, large flowers or bright colors.
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Banksia ericifolia

Banksia ericifolia is a medium to large shrub, native to Australia; for some years this species has been divided into two varieties: B.e. var. ericifolia and B. e. var. macrantha, which has slightly larger inflorescences than the previous one. These are vigorous and rustic shrubs, fast growing, which reach 3-4 meters in height in a few years, in fact in Australia they are often used in hedges.
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Dracena - Undivided Dracaena

The indigenous Dracaena is a succulent evergreen shrub originating in Madagascar. The adult specimens, grown in the ground, can reach 2-3 meters in height. They have fleshy, thick and robust stems, erect, light brown in color, which becomes grayish with age; generally they are not very branched and have a rather slow growth.
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