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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.

The Garden                                 The Plants

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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Sabal domingensis

 

Category: Palm. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -7ºc). Water: Regularly. Details: Nice smooth trunk.  Interchange availability: No.


Salvia canariensis

 

Category: Shrub. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -7ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Grows only in the cold period.  Interchange availability: Yes, seeds.


Sansevieira cylindrica

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost tender. Water: Drought resistant. Details: Nice leafs that seems green sticks.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Sansevieria francisii

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost tender. Water: Drought resistant. Details: Nice leafs rosettes. 


Saponaria officinalis

 

Category: Herb. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -25ºc). Water: Regularly. Details: Nice flowers in spring and summer.  Interchange availability: Yes, seeds and cuttings.


Sarracenia alabamensis

 

Category: Carnivorous plant. Temperature: Frost resistant. Water: Not allow to dry, demineralized water. Details: Carnivorous plant. Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Sarracenia alata

 

Details: It is a carnivorous plant native to the southeastern United States, adapted to thrive in nutrient-deficient, waterlogged soils. It employs pitcher-shaped leaves to trap and digest the prey, absorbing their nutrients. It produces nice flowers during the spring season and resists temperatures as low as -12 degrees Celsius.


Sarracenia flava

 

Details: It is a carnivorous plant native to the southeastern United States, adapted to thrive in nutrient-deficient, waterlogged soils. It employs pitcher-shaped leaves to trap and digest the prey, absorbing their nutrients. It produces nice flowers during the spring season and resists temperatures as low as -12 degrees Celsius.


Sarracenia leucophylla

 

Details: It is a carnivorous plant native to the southeastern United States, adapted to thrive in nutrient-deficient, waterlogged soils. It employs pitcher-shaped leaves that simulate a flower to trap and digest the prey, absorbing their nutrients. It produces nice flowers during the spring season and resists temperatures as low as -12 degrees Celsius.


Sarracenia minor

 

Category: Carnivorous plant. Temperature: Frost resistant. Water: Not allow to dry, demineralized water. Details: Carnivorous plant. Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Sarracenia rosea

 

Details: It is a carnivorous plant native to the southeastern United States, adapted to thrive in nutrient-deficient, waterlogged soils. It employs pitcher-shaped leaves to trap and digest prey, absorbing their nutrients. It produces nice flowers during the spring season and resists temperatures as low as -12 degrees Celsius.


Sechium edule

 

Details: Climbing plant up to 15 m with young shoots, tubercules and fruits edible. Each fruit has a single viviparous seed.


Sedum dendroideum

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -4ºc). Water: Drought resistant. 

Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Sedum nanifolium

 

Details: a small succulent plant endemic to northeastern Mexico and Texas that lives at about 1000 meters above sea level in environments with relatively dry winters with temperatures down to -12º and rainy summers. It grows on limestone substrates and flowers at the end of winter.


Sedum palmeri

 

Details: a succulent plant endemic to northern Mexico that lives at about 1000 meters above sea level in environments with relatively dry winters with temperatures down to -12º and rainy summers. It grows on limestone substrates and flowers at the end of winter.


Selenicereus brevispinus

 

Category: Climbing succulent. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -4ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Nice big flowers.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Sempervivum montanum

 

Details: An alpine succulent species native from Europe, able to survive even at -20ºC. I grows mainly in spring and summer and hibernate in winter. It needs cold in winter to produce flowers during the spring.


Senecio bombycopholis

 

Category: Shrub. Temperature: Frost tender. Water: Drought resistant. Details: Leafs fall in the dry season (autum).  Interchange availability: Yes, seeds and cuttings.


Sesuvium portulacastrum

 

Category: Creeping. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -5ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Fast growing plant.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


 

Sideritis dasygnaphala

 

Category: Shrub. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -10ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Grows only on late winter and spring.  Interchange availability: Yes, seeds.

 


 

Sisyrinchum rosulatum

 

Category: Herb. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -10ºc). Water: Regularly. Details: Nice small flowers.  Interchange availability: Yes, rhizomes and seeds.


Smicrostigma viride

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -5ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Nice stems.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Spirodela polyrhiza

 

Category: Aquatic. Temperature: Frost resistant (hibernation). Water: Aquatic. Details: Floating plant that covers huge surfaces of water.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Stachys bizantina

 

Details: It is a striking species from the Near East due to its dense hairiness, which covers the entire surface, giving the plant a beautiful silver color. It is a perennial species that is reduced to rhizomes in autumn and mid-winter, but at the end of winter it begins to grow and flowers in late spring. It is resistant to drought and frost.


Stapelia gigantea

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost tender (until -2ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Big and bizarre flowers.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Strelitzia nicolai

 

Category: Big herb. Temperature: Light frost resistant (trunk until -6ºc). Water: Regularly. Details: Nice leafs and flowers.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Sulcorebutia steinbachii

 

Details: Small cactus native from Bolivia that produces a massive flowering after the winter. It is drought resistant, but frost tender. Requieres lower temperatures and no water in winter and it is sensible to an excess of watering.


Symphyotrichum novi-belgii

 

Details: It is a perennial North American daisy that overwinters in the form of a rhizome. It grows during spring and summer and produces massive blooms in autumn. It is a popular species in gardening.


Syngonium podophyllum

 

Category: Climbing. Temperature: Light frost resistant (until -4ºc). Water: Regularly. Details: Nice leafs that cover the tree trunks.  Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


 

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