Synonyms for kolomikta or Related words with kolomikta
Examples of "kolomikta"
" is the hardiest species (to about -40°), and has distinctive white- and pink-variegated foliage even on wild plants, an unusual phenomenon. Its fruit is very small, weighing or less.
, commonly known as variegated-leaf hardy kiwi, is a species of flowering plant in the family Actinidiaceae, native to temperate mixed forests of the Russian Far East, Korea, Japan and China (Eastern Asiatic Region).
" is cultivated in cold temperate regions as an ornamental plant, largely for the striking random variegation in pink and white of some its leaves but also because of the relatively small (2-5 g or 0.07- 0.18 ounces) kiwifruit-like berries it produces. There are a number of named cultivars bred for the latter purpose in Russia and Poland, though it takes years for a plant to start yielding, and because "A.
" is dioecious a male pollenizer plant is required for the wild vines and most of the cultivars.
The most common kiwifruit is the fuzzy kiwifruit, from the species "A. deliciosa". Other species that are commonly eaten include golden kiwifruit ("A. chinensis"), Chinese egg gooseberry ("A. coriacea"), baby kiwifruit ("A. arguta"), Arctic kiwifruit ("A.
"), red kiwifruit ("A. melanandra"), silver vine ("A. polygama"), purple kiwifruit ("A. purpurea").
The garden is 90 feet by 40 feet and divided into three areas: woodland, rockery and evergreen. The woodland area includes six varieties of "Fritillaria", twelve varieties of "Primula" and Erythronium 'Pagoda'. The rockery has ponds, a greenhouse and numerous unusual species, e.g. "Vestia", "Actinidia
" and "Ribes speciosum". The evergreen area has "Polyanthus" and lily flowered tulips.
" is an ornamental plant for gardens and a houseplant. The plant was collected by Charles Maries in Sapporo, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, in 1878, and sent to his patrons, Veitch Nurseries, who introduced it into Western horticulture.
Kiwifruit is a cultivar group of "A. deliciosa", and hardy kiwi is the species "Actinidia arguta", which has small fruit weighing , with green edible skins and green flesh; it is hardier than "A. deliciosa". Some species are grown as ornamental plants, notably "A.
Kiwi berries are edible berry- or grape-sized fruits similar to the fuzzy kiwifruit in taste and appearance, with thin, smooth skin. They are primarily produced by three species of kiwifruit; hardy kiwi ("Actinidia arguta"), Arctic beauty ("A.
"), and silver vine ("A. polygama"). They are fast-growing, climbing vines, durable over their growing season. They are referred to as kiwi berry, baby kiwi, dessert kiwi, grape kiwi, or cocktail kiwi.
The most common dacha fruits in cool temperate regions of Russia are apple, blackcurrant, redcurrant, gooseberry, raspberry and strawberry (sometimes also sour cherry, downy cherry, plum, pear, sea-buckthorn, "Actinidia
", black chokeberry, serviceberry, sweetberry honeysuckle, blackberry and grape, but many of them are either rare or not hardy enough and require winter protection). Popular vegetables and herbs are potato, cucumber, zucchini, pumpkin, tomato, carrot, beetroot, cabbage, cauliflower, radish, turnip, onion, garlic, dill, parsley, rhubarb and sorrel.
The leaves are alternate and simple, with a dentated margin and a long petiole. The flowers are solitary or in axillary cymes, usually white, with five small petals. Most of the species are dioecious with separate male and female plants, but some are monoecious. The fruit is a large berry containing numerous small seeds; in most species, the fruit is edible. In particular, this genus is known for the species "Actinidia deliciosa", the kiwifruit or Chinese gooseberry, and for the hardy ornamental "A.
Maries crossed to Hakodate on 20 June 1877 where he collected seeds of the beautiful "Azalea rollisoni" ("Rhododendron indicum balsaminseflorum") which he dispatched to the Veitch Nurseries at Chelsea. He also sent back "Styrax obassia", which was common on the volcanic slopes of the north island. Maries then continued to Sapporo; from the thickly wooded and mountainous districts in the neighbourhood, Maries sent back to England seeds of "Abies yessoensis" and "Daphniphyllum glaucescens", as well as many maples and climbers, including "Schizophragma hydrangeoides" and "Actinidia
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