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Important collection of the botanical garden

The Flower Bed near the Administrative Building

Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata) is a genus very rich in species. The most important representatives are native to North America. One of the most important species of garden phloxes blooming in summer is Phlox paniculata, which includes almost all the current varieties of tall garden phloxes. The height of the plants ranges from 60 to 180 cm. They bloom from July to September. Cultivation of garden phloxes started in the late 19th century; however, the greatest number of interesting varieties date back to approximately 1930 – 1960. Crossbreeding resulted in a wide range of varieties with varied flower colours and sizes. The original species had pink, violescent or white flowers.

Plamenka latnatá (Phlox paniculata)

Giant Cane (Arundo donax) is a grass resembling our common reed. Its up to 5– m-long stems grow from rhizomes. The leaves are 5 – 7 cm wide, with coarse edges. Ancient Egyptians used the stems to produce pens for writing on papyrus. In Sumer, the stems were used as a material for the production of wind instruments. Giant cane became domesticated in the whole Mediterranean Region, where it has formed dense vegetation along canals and ditches.

Trsť rákosovitá (Arundo donax )

Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans) is a botanical species of the Bignoniaceae family. Trumpet vines are highly ornamental plants, growing in summer gardens, on pergolas, trellises, fences, and dwarf walls. In its homeland (the south-eastern part of the USA), they grow in woods and along river banks. The woody creeper grows to the height of up to 10 metres. The leaves are opposite, odd pinnate. The flowers are orange red, trumpet-shaped. The fruits are leathery capsules.

Křivouš kořenující (Campsis radicans)

GPS position

N 50° 7.138', E 14° 24.796'
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