COLLECTION OF HOSTAS IN THE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE URAL BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN SCIENCE ACADEMY AND PROSPECTS OF ITS USE
- The authors:
- Kiselyova O. A.
- Page numbers:
- 45 - 51
- hosts, introduced plants selection, ornamental plants, conditions in the middle Urals.
The paper describes hosta species collected in the Botanical Garden of the Ural Branch of the Russian Science Academy; the main ways to use them are listed. There are 2 species in this collection that occur in Russia (Hosta lancifolia Engl., Hosta rectifolia Nakai), 19 cultivars of Hosta × hybrid hort., 1 cultivar of Hosta ventricosa Stearn, and 2 cultivars of Нosta undulatа (Otto et Dietr.) Bailey. Ornamental qualities in the given species and cultivars were analyzed. The paper noticed analogs, affinity, environmental requirements for successful growing, and the status of particular specimens. The list of the species and cultivars includes the most resistant forms that can be recommended for creating plurannual plantings and landscape gardening in Ural cities.