Iris Flores

The lily or also known by the scientific name of Iris germanica, is a species of common garden plants, others are used according to this plant are blue flag, iris blue, common lily, iris purple, Easter lilies, bearded iris. This flower is part of the family Iridaceae. The origin of this plant refers to the European continent. Speaking of Lily, you're referring to a bulbous, perennial grasses also presents a thick, creeping rhizome, accompanied by several rootlets. The iris is composed of an erect stem, which has a green color, has a thickness of about 2 centimeters, similar to the thickness of a finger, which is perfectly suited to this plant, since its height is between 50 and 70 cm. Lily leaves are strap and have a long ranging from 30-40 inches, accompanied by a width of 1.5 to 3 centimeters, which gives an elongated image, like a sword and very shiny, and they're leaves basal green half to clear. The presence of flowers in the lily, is given from the terminal stem, complete with leaves at the base and moves forward is going to approach the naked showing apex.

The flowers have three sepals ovate extended form, managing to reach a length that ranges from 8-12 inches by about 6 inches, so you can say that the flowers of the lily are large. The lily has a fragrant flower, generally its colors are shades of purple or violet, but may be white and yellow parts. Keep in mind that there are certain varieties of lilies that go beyond the usual violet and lily flowers are white, yellow, blue and red, accompanied by a fine marbling. Lily Flowering occurs with the arrival of spring and extends until the last days of summer. Throughout this period the lily has flowers rare. For people who want to have samples of the lily in your garden, take into account that the ideal is to make the planting of the rhizome in summer must be accompanied with a deficient irrigation, a rough measure of once a week during flowering, since excess moisture can lead to health problems of the plant where dried flowers, these should be cleaned.

To grow in a good way to be taken into account that the lily resists both sun and semi-shade locations, plus can withstand frost. The soil should be fertile, limestone and that this stagnation of water must make a renewal of the soil every three or four years. The lily can be given to applications other than ornamental, among which are: lily root juice can be useful as a purgative. Removing the rhizome and roots a fine powder, it can be used as a fragrance fixative for potpourri and as a filler in scented cushions.



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