THE STUDY OF FLOWERING SHRUBS (FORSYTHIA, SYRINGA, COTONEASTER) CULTIVARS IN THE ENVIRONMENT ARCHITECTURE AND URBANE LANDSCAPE PUBLISHEDNexhat Xhemajl BALAJ, Llazar HAXHINASTO, Fadil HASANI, Isuf LUSHI, Filloreta BALAJ
Using of plants and ornamental trees in urban areas, are an important element and have impact on environmental quality, besides the aesthetic aspect, green plants clean the air from carbon dioxide, gases, dust, etc. In Republic of Kosovo is increased the tendency for environmental regulation with different ornamental plant, in parallel with the expansion of urban centers, large cities, new houses, residential areas. The purpose of our work was the study of characteristics of flowering stage, ornamental values and used flowerin shurbs (Forsythia, Syringa, Cotoneaster ) cultivars , as integral component in landscape architecture and urban design in Kosovo. Flowering shurbs are the most popular garden plant crop grown in the Kosovo. Three flowering shurbs with three cultivars have been studied: Forsythia x intermedia ’ Lynwood ’ , Forsythiax intermedia ’ BetryceFerand ’, Forsythiaxintermedia ’ ‘Boronxensis ’; Syringa vulgaris‘Madame Lemoine' , Syringa vulgaris ‘Froebelii ', Syringa vulgaris ‘Alba’; Cotoneaster dammeri ' Tom Thumb ' , Cotoneaster dammeri 'Coral Beauty' , Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streibs Findling' . The experiment was conducted during 2009-2010, tested in a commercial farm in Prizren, Kosovo. During the vegetation were measured:blooming seasons, number of flowers, diameter of flowers, colour, and length of growth. Flowering shurbs plants have manifested high decorative values in urban landsacape in Kosovo climate condition.
Kosovo, flowering shurbs, landscape design, blooming period