Associations between insects and umbellifers
have been interpreted in terms of this coevolutionary scenario (Berenbaum 1983).
20, 21) feed exclusively upon umbellifers
22 GARDENS & DIY Float through summer with dreamy Umbellifers
. Plus Donny's DIY tips.
The garden's designer, Jinny Blom, says: "Umbellifers
are an important nectar source for many insects and astrantia is very much favoured by bees.
Only after some 250 pages of informative introduction on the aforementioned subjects, does the author bring out monographs of 26 umbellifers
that are selected from "Ben Cao Gang Mu" based on their wide and long traditional use.
The large umbellifers
of the genera Ferula and Dorema are typical monocarpic ephemeroids.
We're using things you can see through like umbellifers
, not cow parsley but angelica and Ligusticum scoticum (Scotch lovage), which is like a miniature angelica,and some delicate grasses like Melica altissima 'Alba', which has tiny silvery flowers which make things shimmer and pick up the breeze."
One of the magic mo- ments during the first hot dry summer was a haze of fine white umbellifers
at the beginning of July - the locally common whorled caraway.