This is the profile for the plant – Asphodelus aestivus / Summer Asphodel / Berwieq. Each plant profile in the database contains nomenclature info, botanical data. This has grown – quite literally – into one of our favorite plants. Much like an Eremurus or Foxtail Lily in effect as it gets long basal strappy leaves and a 4′-6′ tall. (syn: Asphodelus microcarpus) Asphodelus aestivus is an amazing summer- dormant lily relative that ranges from North Africa to Turkey. The evergreen, basal .

Author: Kagagrel Tygolkree
Country: Portugal
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Relationship
Published (Last): 6 February 2010
Pages: 247
PDF File Size: 4.13 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.28 Mb
ISBN: 704-3-44639-599-3
Downloads: 59670
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Maujora

On older leaves the aphids are found in protected positions, such as under the leaf.

Orchardists have used running ducks to control snails with some success. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. QR Code What’s this? The fruit is a loculicidal capsule or rarely a berry that contains one too many flattened seeds that normally have ample endosperm.

White asphodel Asphodelus albus. Grana35 1 Sword-shaped, long, flat and gradually tapering to a pointed tip.

In every cluster, the bottom flower opens first and slowly the flowers above blooms one by one. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits []. Boiling destroys the acrid principle in the tubers[4], rendering them quite pleasant to eat[K]. Container Pots, tubs, planter boxes with protection from heavy frost. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Propagation is by seed or division of the dormant crowns; the older crowns may die after flowering.

Retrieved from ” https: Awphodelus species may consume up to one third of their body weight each day. The leaves and the cheese last about the same time, three or four days, and thus fresh leaves are a sign of a fresh cheese, while dried out leaves indicate that the cheese is past its prime.


It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Asphodelus – Wikipedia

Another reference [WWW] have a completely different version, but also Greek in origin. The long flat mid-green linear leaves have leathery texture and are arranged in basal tufts. There are six similar petal-like perianth segments in 2-whorls with members of one whorl in a different colour, size or shape.

When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow xestivus on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. This will help to cover some expenses needed to maintain the website and its further development. Plant Systematics and Evolution. You will receive a range of benefits including: Cyclamen species are attacked aesitvus the aphid Myzus circumflexus and Aphis gossypii which can infest healthy plants.

The first photo from Max Withers of it in flower in the San Francisco bay area, where it thrives. Large infestation will weaken trees such as Picea abies and Pseudotsuga menziesii. Published date of profile: Aphids may be removed from a plant by hosing them off with water limited success or applying soapy water to aphids.

Black with tiny white specs. Many are capable of transmitting plant virus diseases. Permission Reusing this file. Also native to aesitvus Mediterranean, and weedy in other Mediterranean climates including California, though the tag on these plants, in the Orto Botanico in Rome, indicated that it is redlisted in Lazio.


Buy Seeds and Docs. In Vladimir Nabokov ‘s novel, The Real Life of Sebastian Knightthe protagonist’s last novel bears the title The Doubtful Asphodelobviously alluding to the plant’s association with death.


Slugs and snails occur world-wide. Another organic sprays can be efficient in controlling aphids. Reflective mulch around the plants also reduces numbers by repelling the insect this material is available commercially.

Sowing seeds aestivuss placing them in to flats with the appropriate spacing or into individual pots. Right plant wrong place. The seed must have no dormancy-inducing physiological, physical or chemical barrier to germination; also the seed must be nondormant. Damage Caused Native Australian slugs and snails are not commercial pests. Sessile from an underground stem: The cluster is loosely branched at the lower end and gradually gets simpler toward the upper end.

File: – Wikimedia Commons

Larger seeds may be covered with media or a hole is dibbled and the seed is placed in the media. Views View Edit History. Its distribution is limited to the Western Mediterranean, aeshivus found in Portugal and Spain on the European mainland. A fruit capsule that splits open longitudinally into the cavity of the locule when the seeds are ripe.

Chaenomeles and Gladiolus species, new growth and leaves become infested with the aphid Aphis Gossypii. These may be lightly covered with sand.

Hortus Third i—xiv, 1—