collection of plants for the mediterranean gardens
M10 Ornamental plants
Drought resistant plants. These can store water in their tissuers, (leaves and stems of succulents), or control water loss by coverting leaves with wax, hairs or rolling their leaves up. Geofites, (rhizomes, tubers and bulbs) let their leaves die off and maintain the main body of the plants below ground.
Bed 2 and 3
Wild plants from the cape province of south Africa in the dry zone.
Bed 4 and 6
Plants of the family Iridaceas (lilies) wich are drought resistant and other species of similar cultivation
Yellow, orange and red flowering plant requiring a more regular humidity.
Blue and white flowering plants requiring less humidity.
Plants from all five continents with humid summer areas.
Wild roses from China and old varieties that require good watering during the day periods.
Various plants from the humid summer zone of the cape province in South Africa.
Bed 11 and 12
Plants wich need shade or semi shade and humidity during the summer and are susceptable to frosts. Most of the plants are well liked ornamentals from tropical or subtropical zones.