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Broombock (</ strong> Scientific name: Calluna vulgaris) refers to the genus Azalea, a genus Hemiplanta, alias "Scottish Heather". In Europe, the genus Rubus is often confused with the genus Sempervirens of the same family. There are also many titles that are interpreted by each other (this situation is even more pronounced in Chinese). Although they are clearly defined in taxonomic classification, they have caused many misunderstandings in cultural understanding. Their leaves look a lot like flowers.
Calluna, the scientific name of the broom, comes from the Greek word meaning "sweep", meaning the plant used to make the broom, and therefore translated into the Chinese "broom". English Heather has "Heath" and "Heather" two titles, which "Heather" actually refers to the broom heather. The broom is a national flower of Norway and is also an important symbol reminiscent of Scotland.
The broom is a perennial shrub, generally 20 to 50 centimeters high (there are also a few species up to one meter high.) Roughly distributed in Europe and Asia Minor, suitable for planting in acid soil with sufficient moisture and sunlight, habitual hardy, More difficult to hot and humid areas. The broomstones are tough and can survive in areas with limited grazing. They also have the chance to continue to multiply after being subjected to the scorching fire. Briquette is a major species of Heath vegetation in Europe and is widely found in Moorland and Bog. In addition, broomthorn is a staple food for many ruminants such as sheep and deer as well as for some birds such as grouse and insects such as Lochmaea suturalis.
Broom Heather is a very popular ornamental plant, and many gardens and fields are planted with a large number of broom heather, especially known in Europe, which used to be the main vegetation of many wasteland in Western and Northern Europe. Therefore, there is "Mountain Mist" title. One of the most famous broomstones is the Lüneburg heather in northern Germany. On the other hand, broombock can be made of tea, its nectar also has pharmacodynamic value.
Since the part of the broomblower flower is quite aesthetically pleasing and widely loved by the flower seekers, there appeared a lot of cultivated broombock cultivated by artificial improvement, which led to many new varieties which are quite different in color, petal morphology and growth habit. Most of the new varieties of broom are mainly purple, in addition to white, pink or even red varieties. Broombill in the northern hemisphere, the flowering period originally in late July, is now also artificially expanded to around November. And some broom heather can still be preserved in winter, in addition to the color will be turned into brown, the flower can still remain undisturbed state.
Broom heather and heather difference
Heather and heather are plants of the same family. Although they are so similar that they are often confused by people, they are not the same genus. The biggest difference between heather and heather is that the calyx lobes cover the petals, whereas the heather flowers are covered with sepals (the sepals are the outermost layer of buds that act as a protective flower bud).
The broom is a perennial evergreen shrub, it is very short, sometimes only a few centimeters high, in the shade can grow to nearly 1 meter high, the general height of 20 to 50 cm. Suitable for planting in acid soil with enough moisture and sunshine, habit of hardy, hot and humid areas more difficult to grow.
European heather Nanan origin of the Mediterranean region. For evergreen shrubs. Plant height 30m. More branches, leaves often 4 whorled, smooth, acicular, flowers small, red, often drooping, bell-shaped. Flowering in spring. Hi light enough, more cold, like acidic, loose, rich in humus soil. European heather plants short, slow growth.
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