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ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF HORTICULTURE VALUE

Hardy trees and shrubs for special environmental conditions

Atraphaxis
Polygonaceae

Atraphaxis muschketowii Krasn. - Shrubby buckwheat

Central Asia (Tien Shan). In meadows, on hills, along streams.

Shrub 0.50-1.0 (-1.8) m. Leaves large, 3-6 cm long. Flowers green-white, large and numerous. Very attractive when flowering (one month) and fruiting (one month). Gem of the genus. Heat resistant. Z 5. New.

A. frutescens (L.) C. Koch is close related to A. muschketowii, but smaller in all sizes (about 50 cm tall). It occurs in southern European parts of Russia, western Siberia, Central Asia. New.

HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS
 
 
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