A garden plot in which flowers (or other plants) are grown. Usually you will find flower beds in parks, gardens, pedestrian areas or at big highway interchanges.

Data Model

A JSON Schema corresponding to this data model can be found {{add link to JSON Schema}}

  • id : Unique identifier.

  • type : Entity type. It must be equal to FlowerBed.

  • dateModified : Last update timestamp of this entity.

    • Attribute type: DateTime
    • Read-Only. Automatically generated.
  • dateCreated : Entity's creation timestamp.

    • Attribute type: DateTime
    • Read-Only. Automatically generated.
  • taxon : Used to indicate the biological taxon to which the trees, or plants in the flower bed belong.

    • Attribute type: List of Text
    • Optional
  • category : Category of this flower bed.
    • Attribute type: List of Text
    • Allowed values: (hedge, lawnArea, portable, urbanTreeSpot) or any extended value needed by the application.
    • Optional
  • width. Width of this flower bed.

  • height. Height of this flower bed.

  • depth. Depth of this flower bed.

  • shape. Shape of this flower bed.

    • Attribute type: Text
    • Allowed values: One Of (rectangular, square, elliptic, polygonal, circular) or any other required by an application.
    • Optional
  • location : Location of the flower bed represented by a GeoJSON geometry.

  • address : Civic address of this flower bed.

  • dateLastWatering : Timestamp which corresponds to the last watering of the flower bed.

  • nextWateringDeadline : Deadline for next watering operation.

  • refGarden : Flower bed's garden (if it belongs to any).
    • Attribute type: Reference to an entity of type Garden
    • Optional

There are two options for representing measurements observed:

  • A/ Through a linked entity of type GreenspaceRecord (attribute named refRecord).
  • B/ Through a group of measurement properties already defined by GreenspaceRecord.

Below is the description of the attribute to be used for option A/.

  • refRecord : List of records which contain measurements related to this flower bed.
    • Attribute type: List of references to entities of type GreenspaceRecord
    • Optional

Note: JSON Schemas only capture the NGSI simplified representation, this means that to test the JSON schema examples with a FIWARE NGSI version 2 API implementation, you need to use the keyValues mode (options=keyValues).

Examples of use

    "id": "FlowerBed-345",
    "type": "FlowerBed",
    "category": ["urbanTreeSpot"],
    "dateLastWatering": "2017-03-31T08:00",
    "address": {
        "streetAddress": "Paseo Zorrilla, 122",
        "adressLocality": "Valladolid",
        "addressCountry": "Spain"
    "soilTemperature": 17,
    "soilMoistureVwc": 0.85

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