What is temperate vegetation?

What is temperate vegetation?

Temperate forest, vegetation type with a more or less continuous canopy of broad-leaved trees. ... Such forests occur between approximately 25° and 50° latitude in both hemispheres.

What vegetation grows in equatorial climates?

A Great Variety of Vegetation: The equatorial vegetation comprises a multitude of evergreen trees that yield tropical hardwood, e.g. mahogany, ebony, greenheart, cabinet woods and dyewoods.

What plants live in tropical climates?

You'll find other tender plants within these gardens too, such as the following:

  • Orchids.
  • Banana plants.
  • Bamboo.
  • Fuchsia.
  • Hibiscus.
  • Trumpet vine.
  • Passionflower.

Are heliconias invasive?

A heliconia species is 'clumping' when the new shoot breaks the ground very close to (almost touching) the mother plant. Clumping species are not invasive and will generally keep to themselves. ... You can control their spread by growing them in large pots, or by installing a root barrier into the soil.

Can you split heliconias?

Like most plants that grow from rhizomes, Heliconia propagates readily by rhizome division. During repotting time, simply divide the rhizome into pieces and plant each piece separately. It's best if each division has at least two growing nodules, but this isn't strictly necessary.

How do you stop heliconias from spreading?

Use well-defined edging to keep them in bounds... wide landscape blocks or a bed bordered by a walk or drive makes their natural desire to spread easy to control. However, if you have the room, let them naturalize an area for a very unique and tropical look.