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 .

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Its distribution is limited to the Western Mediterranean, mainly found in Aspgodelus and Spain on the European mainland. Growth Habit Clumping Growth Habit. Fertilizer Add organic matter to the soil during spring. The ovaries form into the fruit being a green dehiscent capsule, the size of a pea 7mm c.

Asphodelus aestivus PFAF Plant Database

The normally sessile leaves are mostly simple, linear with entire margins and arranged in basal tufts, spirally or oppositely or terminally on erect stems. You can unsubscribe at anytime. Asphodels are popular garden plants, which grow in well-drained soils with abundant natural light. These insects have a Hemimetabolous life cycle, i.

Fruit Type Capsule Fruit Type. You will receive a range of benefits including: Drought rarely occurs and wind is cold inland or wet on the coast. Veins running from the base parallel to the leaf longitudinal axis. The name is derived from a Greek word meaning sceptre. Control Cultural Control Aphids may be removed from a plant by hosing them off with water limited success or applying soapy water to aphids.

There, the leaves are already withered by the time the plants flower. Chaenomeles and Gladiolus species, new growth and leaves become infested with the aphid Aphis Gossypii. Most aphids possess a pair of characteristic tubular projections, known as cornicles ; these secrete a pheromone and a waxy fluid, which is thought to protect them from some of their predacious wsphodelus.


After the seedlings have sprouted remove the glass and ease aphodelus seedlings into direct light. Plant Systematics and Evolution. Size – mm 7. Primula species are attacked by four species of aphid including foxglove, and green peach aphid. Aquilegia species are attacked by several aphids including Pergandeidia trirhoda which is a small, flat cream coloured insect that is found on young branches and the underside of leaves.

More support is needed [ read more ] Nomenclature. Retrieved 5 January Balsam Twig Aphid Mindarus abietinus is greenish and covered in a white wax and is normally found on the young shoots of conifers bending and killing the needles.

Sword-shaped, long, flat and gradually aspnodelus to a pointed tip. Plant Overview This rhizomatous perennial has fleshy roots and forms a clump of lax mid-green thick linear leaves. When the plants are large enough to handle, plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring aestivuw early summer. The star-shaped white to pale pink flowers are arranged aesfivus a branched cluster above the foliage on a slender stem appearing during spring.

Viburnum species are attacked by the Snowball Aphid Anuraphis viburnicola. The Asphorelus aestivus is a geophytehaving an underground storage organ which enables the plant to survive adverse conditions, such as excessive heat and drought. The plants are hardy herbaceous perennials with narrow tufted radical leaves and an elongated stem bearing a handsome spike of white or yellow flowers.

Scientific Name Various Aphid Species. Typical life cycles Distribution of the Pest World wide Period of Activity In warm climates they are seen throughout the year, but aphids dislike hot dry or cold conditions and heavy rain will decrease the population.

The second photo from Hans Joschko. Alnus species are infested with the Alder Blight Aphid Prociphilus tessellates which is blue-black adult that forms woolly masses on the down-turned leaves. The regularly bisexual flowers are solitary or adphodelus in raceme, panicle or cymose umbles. The stem may reach up to cm in height or remain low at about 50cm, depending environmental conditions. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.


Susceptible Plants A wide range of leafy plants, including ground crops, aeshivus, tubers, leafy vegetables and seedlings. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

The aphids feed on the roots producing honeydew and are dispersed to other host by ants. Period of Activity More active during the warmer months, although some species may remain active throughout the year.

Arrangement Basal Leaf Arrangement. She states mature plants are very easy to divide when dormant, and seedlings flower in their second or third year. Asphodelus aestivus is naturally found widespread around the Mediterranean growing in well-drained poor drier soils.

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This page was last edited on 5 Marchastivus The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs. Asphodelus albusalso native to the Mediterranean, has starry white flowers with brown stripes down the middle of the tepals.

Chaenomeles and Gladiolus species, new growth and leaves become infested with the aphid Aphis Gossypii Cupressus macrocarpa may become infested with the Cypress Aphid Siphonartrophia cupressi.

Introduced species chew holes in foliage or skeletonise leaves; some plants may be completely defoliated plants; tubers and seedlings may be completely eaten. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. Grana35 1 Plants are evergreen in mild winters[].