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Hosta - a perennial. Sophistication, elegance, variety of colors leaves - are all indispensable attributes of hosts. Gray, blue, green and golden leaves of a host of well-defined contrasting rims and stripes form a magnificent long-lived shrubs that make a garden in a palette of amazing colors, "lighting" of its shadowy corners.
Autumn magic act continues and the host changes the color of its leaves in exotic yellow tone, which hold out until frost. It was not incidental host won majestic title "Queen of the shadows. Host is a remarkable longevity, even among perennials. The age of the host plant makes only gorgeous, lush and bright. But her life takes 20-25 years!
Rhode host has approximately 40 species that are common in the Far East and East Asia and many hybrid varieties, which are united under a common name - host hybrid (H. hybridum).
Hosta - a perennial plant with korotkovetvistym or compact rhizome. Leaves on petioles, radical, relatively large, having a different color and shape: a green, blue, blue-gray, mottled shade. Peduncles hardly oblistveny, large, reaching 120 cm in height. Hosta flower variety of shapes and colors: funnel-shaped bell-or funnel-shaped, purple, lavender rarely white, flowers are stretched in racemose, sometimes one-sided inflorescence. Fetal hosts - triangular box. Seeds numerous, black or black-brown, flattened, remain viable for up to a year.
Hosta grows along rivers, on rocks, often at the water, or located separately on its source (keys, etc.), the slopes of mountains, forest edges, along streams, also found on sand dunes and marshy areas of temperate zone of East Asia (Japan, China, the Korean peninsula), in the extreme south-west of the Far East, at about. Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands. Blossoms host the summer and autumn. 
mon 2 Aug 2010 00:00
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Liubov Selivanova Liubov Selivanova #1 mon 2 Aug 2010 00:31

Дивный цветок! Я и не знала такой!

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #3 mon 2 Aug 2010 00:41

Цветок действительно красивый. Спасти бы его... Любит влагу, а у нас +40 который день...

Tigra Tigra #35 Fri 6 Aug 2010 12:05

У нас орхидеи гибнут (подарили невестке и сыну на свадьбу), не знаю, что и делать... в воду ставлю периодически...

Xavier Cuadrada Xavier Cuadrada #2 mon 2 Aug 2010 00:36

excellent macro!!

Tigra Tigra #5 mon 2 Aug 2010 01:56

А я бы подумала, что это лилия. А как она пахнет?

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #9 mon 2 Aug 2010 10:47

Обычный запах... тонкий... smile

Manuel Domingues Manuel Domingues #6 mon 2 Aug 2010 03:11

Mystical flower!

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #10 mon 2 Aug 2010 10:47

Thank you, Manuel!

Sabirjan Kurmayev Sabirjan Kurmayev #7 mon 2 Aug 2010 07:02

прямо-таки холодный огонь изнутри

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #11 mon 2 Aug 2010 10:48

Она себя так остужает... smile

andrew bart andrew bart #8 mon 2 Aug 2010 07:11

Хорошо смотрится, художественно...

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #12 mon 2 Aug 2010 10:48

Спасибо, Андрей!

Svetlana Volevskaya Svetlana Volevskaya #13 mon 2 Aug 2010 13:03

Эффектно! А у моей хосты почему-то на всех снимках тычинки гладкие, без пыльцы что ли... Может, сорт другой? Хотя, вряд ли...
Все-таки выставлю и я свою. Она, правда, получилась не так художественно, как у Вас...

Valerij Basyrov Valerij Basyrov #19 Tue 3 Aug 2010 00:46

Выставляйте, посмотрим.

galina petrowa galina petrowa #14 mon 2 Aug 2010 14:27

Красивый цветок!!Познавательная вставка!!Отлично!!