Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子


Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子


Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Also called thimbleberry. Very hardy shrub which bloom purple flowers in mid summer and follow with red edible fruit. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and fruits attract birds. Low to no maintenance. Best in full sun to partial shade location, moist soil. USDA Zones: 3-8. Plant is prickly so deer do not like it. Some gardeners use this as a shield border. Mature plant height and width: 4′-6′. Self-seed.

又稱為頂針莓. 非常強健耐寒的灌木. 仲夏開紫色花,花謝後結可食用的紅色莓果. 花吸引蜂蝶. 果實吸引鳥類. 全株有刺,鹿類不喜所以有的人會栽種它來做為防鹿的綠籬屏障. 喜全日照到半日照環境,偏濕的土壤. 成熟株高及寬幅約為4-6呎. 通常自行落籽繁殖.

Sprekelia(Sprekelia formosissima)燕子水仙/龍頭花

Sprekelia(Sprekelia formosissima)燕子水仙/龍頭花

Sprekelia(Sprekelia formosissima)燕子水仙/龍頭花

Sprekelia(Sprekelia formosissima)燕子水仙/龍頭花


Sprekelia(Sprekelia formosissima)seed pod 燕子水仙/龍頭花 種莢

Sprekelia(Sprekelia formosissima)seed pod 燕子水仙/龍頭花 種莢


Tender perennial. Early summer it flowers red flowers. It prefers full sun to partial shade area in well drained soil. Many stores and nurseries sold these bulbs for indoor growing kit for winter growing fun. It can be grew in the ground but must be lifted before frost.

燕子水仙/龍頭花為石蒜科龍頭花屬的球根花卉,很容易種. 最好種在全日照到半日照處,排水佳的土壤. 在寒冷的地區需要室內栽種過冬.

Torchlily (Kniphofia uvaria)火炬百合

Torchlily (Kniphofia uvaria)火炬百合

Torchlily (Kniphofia uvaria)火炬百合

Torchlily (Kniphofia uvaria)火炬百合

Torchlily (Kniphofia uvaria)火炬百合

Torchlily (Kniphofia uvaria)火炬百合

This hardy perennial likes full sun, well drained soil. In summer time its tube like bright flowers really attract hummingbirds. Also good for cut flower. Easy to grow. Once plant established it can be drought tolerant. USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size: 1′-2.5′(H) x 1′-1.5′ (W). Propagation by dividing the clump in early spring or seeds.

強健耐旱的多年生草花. 夏天開鮮艷的管狀花,頗吸引蜂鳥. 可切花. 容易栽種在全日照處,排水佳的土壤. 成熟株高1-2.5呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 繁殖方式可初春分株或以種子進行.

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草

Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草


Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草


Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)斗篷草


Very hardy perennial, often been used as edging or ground cover. It prefers in full sun to partial shade location. Small yellow-green flowers in summer, good for cut flower. Plant self-seeds easily so it will be good to remove unwanted seedlings in spring to keep the planting area tidy. It also can be propagated by dividing plant clump in early spring or late fall. This plant also medicinal. Mature size: 1′ (H) x 1.5′ (W). USDA Zones:2-9.

很強健的多年生草花. 夏天開黃綠色小花,是很好的切花材料. 植株低矮,適合做為花壇邊的地被. 喜全日照到半日照. 很容易栽種和自行結子繁殖. 也可在初春或秋末進行分株來繁殖. 它是藥用植物的一種.

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗


Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗


Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗

Red Currant (Ribes rubrum) 紅醋栗


So hardy and so easy to grow! This shrub can be grew in sun or shade. Though the growth in partial shade probably will be the most ideal. Red currant is more attractive than white or black currant because its red fruit colour in summer. Even though its mature size can be up to 3′-5′(H) x 4′(W), it is very easy to prune to control the plant size. USDA Zones:3-8.

紅醋栗是極其強健,容易栽種的落葉灌木. 初春開花,夏天結紅色小漿果透亮小巧. 全日照到陰暗處都能生長的很好. 除紅色的品種外,常見的頦有黑色和白色的醋栗品種. 繁殖方式以扦插方式為主,種子的話要第2或第3年才會開花. 一般壽命年限為15-30年左右. 成熟株高約3-5呎,寬幅約為3-5呎,但容易修剪成想要的大小. 非常耐寒.

Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草

Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草

Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草

Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草


Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草

Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草


Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草

Butterfly Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) 山桃草

This USDA Zones:5-9. hardy perennial is easy to grow. Best in full sun to partial shade. Long blooming time from summer to fall with pink flower which is good for cut flower. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Tolerant heat, drought and fairly no maintenance! It is a native wildflower in south of USA. Mature size: 2′-3′ (H) and (W). Propagate easily by dividing plant clump in early spring.

這種強健耐旱耐熱的多年生草花很容易栽種. 最好種在全日照處,半日照也能生長但是會影響到花量. 花期很長,整個夏季和半個秋季都有花可賞. 花可做切花,頗吸引蜂蝶.

由於是原生於美國南部的野花所以不需要維護. 成熟株高及寬幅約為2′-3′. 繁殖以分株和種子為主.

Rose Campion(Lychnis coronaria)毛剪秋羅

Rose Campion(Lychnis coronaria)毛剪秋羅

Rose Campion(Lychnis coronaria)毛剪秋羅

Rose Campion(Lychnis coronaria)毛剪秋羅

Rose Campion(Lychnis coronaria)毛剪秋羅

Rose Campion(Lychnis coronaria)毛剪秋羅

This beautiful showy hardy perennial is very easy to grow. Fast growing, drought tolerant and good for cut flower. It is summer flowering with deep pink / red or white flowers which attract butterflies. USDA Zones: 3-9. Mature size: 2′-3′ (H) x 1′-1.5′(W). Prefers full sun to partial shade location. Sometimes need support and dead-headed to keep tidy. Often self-seeds.

石竹科剪秋羅屬的多年生草花. 強健耐旱耐寒,會自行落籽繁殖. 花色豔麗配上銀白色的莖葉很出色. 喜歡全日照到半日照的環境. 夏天開紅色,白色或粉紅色花,頗吸引蝴蝶,花可做切花. 成熟株高為2-3呎,寬為1-1.5呎. 植物瘦高有時需要支撐物和摘除謝掉的花朵讓它看起來總是最佳狀態.