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The Taxateca's Garden is a small private botanical garden which contains an interesting plant collection of hundreds of species. It was founded on May 17th of 2013 and has an extension of 2.000 square meters.

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The Plants

 

Below are sorted alphabetically some species that are mantained alive in the garden. All images have been photographed at the garden.


 

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Lampranthus amoenus

 

Category: Succulent shrub. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -6ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Nice flowers.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Lantana camara

 

Category: Shrub. Temperature: Frost tender (until -4º). Water: Regularly. Details: Abundand flowers.


Lapidaria margaretae

 

Details: Strange plant that imitates rocks, frost tender until -4º, watering scarce and only in the warm period.


Lemna gibba

 

Category: Aquatic plant. Temperature: Light frost resistant. Water: Aquatic plant. Details: Morphologically bizarre flowering plant.


Leucojum vernum

 

Details: Bulbous plant that grows in mid-winter and blooms before spring arrives. It is adapted to grow in European humid deciduous forests during the leafless months. In warm times it is reduced to an underground bulb. It resists strong frosts.

 


Lewisia cotyledon

 

Category: Herbaceous. Temperature: Frost resistant. Water: Not allow to dry. Details: Species from the rare family Montiaceae.


Leonotis nepetifolia

 

Category: Annual herb. Temperature: Frost tender. Water: Regularly. Details: Nice and rare flowers. 


Leucanthemum maximum

 

Category: Herb. Temperature: Frost resistant. Water: Abundant. Details: Nice and massive flowers.


Leuchtenbergia principis

 

Details: A bizarre cactus with an appearance that remembers more another family such as Agave or Aloe. It has a extremely developed areoles that have a leaf function. In summer produces big yellow flowers at the tip of these false leaves. It is drought resistant and frost resistant until -8ºC for short periods of time. Habits in northern Mexico, in areas with dry season in winter and rainier summers.


Lithops aucampiae

 

Details: is a curious South African succulent plant with only a pair of leaves, which have a rock-like coloration that helps it camouflage itself from predators. It only grows once a year, at the beginning of the warm and humid season, and flowers at the beginning of the colder season, then goes dormant to survive the drought.


Lithops lesliei cv albiflora

 

Details: is a curious South African succulent plant with only a pair of leaves, which have a rock-like coloration that helps it camouflage itself from predators. It only grows once a year, at the beginning of the warm and humid season, and flowers at the beginning of the colder season, then goes dormant to survive the drought.


Lithops villetii

 

Details: is a curious South African succulent plant with only a pair of leaves, which have a rock-like coloration that helps it camouflage itself from predators. It only grows once a year, at the beginning of the warm and humid season, and flowers at the beginning of the colder season, then goes dormant to survive the drought.


 

Lonicera japonica (no picture)

 

Category: Climbing. Temperature: Frost resistant. Water: Regularly. Details: Vigorous plant.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Lophophora williamsii

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost tender (until -1ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Not espinescent.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


 

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