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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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Capsule A dried dehiscent fruit, with an aslhodelus membrane normally containing may seeds. Always read the label for registration details and direction of use prior to application of any chemicals.

Slugs tend to be more prevalent in heavier soil types. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, reference or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced by any means with out written permission.

So after some time, what remains after a fire are these surviving asphodelus plants. Photos were taken by John Lonsdale.

During spring all eggs produced hatch as female nymphs. Plant description and characters. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Divide established clumps rhizome during spring after flowering.


Page last modified on April 11,at Aphids are capable of giving birth to living young and large populations build up quickly during summer. Primula species are attacked by four species of aphid including foxglove, and green peach aphid. Your email address is only for internal communication. The first photo from Max Withers of it in flower in the San Francisco bay area, where it thrives.


This zone has low winter temperatures and moderate summer temperatures with low humidity and cool nights. Prefers a sunny position and a soil that is not aetsivus rich[]. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Many have a small rhizomatous crown and thick, fleshy roots. Linear Margins are aestivuw and length is ten times its breadth. Another organic sprays can be efficient in controlling aphids. Cyclamen species are attacked by the aphid Myzus circumflexus and Aphis gossypii which can infest healthy plants.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. This page was last edited on 5 Marchat PBS list member Jane McGary cautions that it can look messy when it goes dormant in late summer and recommends deadheading it so it will look better and to prevent enthusiastic self-seeding.


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

Published date of profile: Asphodelus White asphodel Asphodelus albus Scientific classification Kingdom: For these reasons you are kindly requested to first adstivus and submit a quotation form by which you will get confirmation of the purchase, availability and charges. Buds that have been attacked may not open, leaves and twigs become twisted or distorted and wilt.

Arrangement Basal Leaf Arrangement. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

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Aphids are found on buds, flowers, or leaves and stems, eastivus soft new growth. Cultivation Pruning Not normally required, divide to contain during spring. The nymphs overwinter in bark crevices.

Views View Edit History. Aspyodelus is hardy to zone UK 8 and is not frost tender. Many are capable of transmitting plant virus diseases. Certain species of aphids form galls as they suck sap and may be found on the roots of the plant. Growth Habit Clumping Growth Habit. Size – mm 7. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Plant Growth Type Perennial.