Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) 香水百合

Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) 香水百合

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Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) has very large and fragrant flowers. The first day bloom is already over 25cm in diameter. 香水百合花又大又香. 第一天剛開就有25公分的花徑.

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Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) has very large and fragrant flowers. Very showy and easy to go with other flowers in the garden. 香水百合花又大又香. 很容易在花園內和其他花搭配爭豔.

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Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) has very large and fragrant flowers. Nice to go with other flowers in the garden. 香水百合又大又香,和花園裡其他的花很好搭配.

Cold hardy perennial flowering bulb.  Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun location.   In summer, showy, very large white flowers with perfumy fragrance.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Excellent for cut flower!   USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). Propagate by seeds, bulbs, bulbils or division (including the bulb scales).

耐寒強健的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏天開顯眼亮麗超大朵的白花,花徑可達1呎,花有強香.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 很適合切花!  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,子球或分株(包括拆開球根的鱗片來繁殖).

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/48948/#b                               http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=k880

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

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Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) seeds. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的種子.

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Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) first seed germination in 18 days. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的第一顆種子18天才發芽.

Tropical perennial vine/herb.  This vine foliage (about 20 leaves each recipe) can be crushed and bruised with blender or hands in clean drinking water to form jelly.  The jelly can be sweetened by syrup or juice as desert.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer.   USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:20′-30′(H/L).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Medicinal.  Suitable for growing indoors in containers.

熱帶多年生爬藤/藥草.  這種藤的葉片(一次約20片)用果汁機或用手打碎弄爛在乾淨的水中會形成果凍. 跟愛玉子搓洗差不多只不過用葉片所以不需要等開花結果這種較長的過程.  這種果凍能加糖水或果汁後做成甜點食用.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開小白花. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長20-30呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/special-pages/plant-detail.aspx?                        http://www.seedsandplant.com/unit/7015695/                 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grass_jelly id=5585                                                          http://www.ebay.com/itm/20-RARE-SEEDS-Natural-Jelly-Vine-S-ng-sam-Long-Rung-Vietnam-Cyclea-barbata-/161789267694                 http://fresh2u.ecrater.co.uk/p/22219689/tropical-herb-natural-green-vine

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

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Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Cold hardy perennial succulent.  Evergreen ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought tolerant.  Small yellow flowers in summer.  Blue-green foliage.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-11.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Suitable for containers.  Excellent for alpine or rock garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草本,多肉植物.  常綠地被.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 耐旱.  夏開黃色小花.  植株為藍綠色. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  極其耐寒也很耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行. 適合盆植.  很適合高山型或岩砌花園種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/975/blue-spruce-stonecrop/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/3294/#b

 

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝

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Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝 whole fruit in mesh bag, fruit after removed peel and seeds. 網袋裡的荔枝果,去皮的果粒以及種子.

Tropical fruit tree with edible sweet juicy fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant small white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  Fruit is very sweet and juicy, delicious!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:30′-40′(H) X 15′-20′(W).   Propagate by seeds, grafting or layering.

熱帶果樹結可食用的甜嫩多汁的果實.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初開白色芳香的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類. 果實甜而多汁,非常好吃!  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅15-20呎.  繁殖以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lychee                                                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%8D%94%E6%9E%9D                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/48890/#b

Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) 糯稻

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Sticky Rice (Oryza sativa ‘Glutinosa’) seeds are fast and easy to germinate in wet soil. 糯稻種子於濕土的土表很容易也很快就孵出.

Annual.  This is known as “sticky rice".  It is very fragrant and with sticky texture after cooked.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. Mature size:2′(H) X 9″-1′(W).   Propagate by seeds.

一年生草本.  糯米煮後香糯有黏性. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  成熟株高約2呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glutinous_rice                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%B3%AF%E7%A8%BB

 

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seedling is showing the leaves. 蒜香藤小苗展葉了.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seeds germination in about 2 weeks. 蒜香藤的種子約2週發芽.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) has very few viable seeds in a seed pod.蒜香藤種莢內的有效種子很少.

Also known as: Cydista aequinoctialis.  Tropical flowering vine.  Native to tropical South America.  This perennial foliage and flowers has garlic scent.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.     Evergreen in tropical climate.  Fragrant medium sized mauve/lavender blooming from late spring to fall, very long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H)/(L).  Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Not many viable seeds in a seed pod.

原生於南美的熱帶多年生開花藤類.  因其花葉均有大蒜的氣味,故得此名. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  熱帶地區植株為全年常綠.  中型花朵為淺藍紫色,於春末開到秋季,花期非常長!  花為頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長12-15呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條/高壓或扦插的方式來進行.  生長速度快.  適合盆植.  種莢中的有效種子數不高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansoa_alliacea                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%92%9C%E9%A6%99%E8%97%A4      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/119636/                http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/garlic-vine/                                         https://www.rareflora.com/cydistaaec.htm

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 緬梔or雞蛋花

Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 緬梔or雞蛋花

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Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seedlings start to grow true leaves. 緬梔or雞蛋花小苗開始長出本葉了.

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Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seeds germinate in 4 days. 緬梔or雞蛋花的種子4天就孵出.

Tropical flowering tree.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow, orange or red flowers in summer to full, flowers have strong sweet fragrance!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:2′-10′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.   Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable for containers.

夾竹桃科緬梔屬的開花樹. 容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  花色或黃色或橘色或者為紅色,夏到秋季盛開,有濃郁甜香!  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅2-10呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,高壓的方式來進行. 植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumeria                                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%B7%AC%E6%A2%94%E8%8A%B1            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1142/#b