Yellow Ginger (Hedychium flavescens) 黃色野薑花

Yellow Ginger (Hedychium flavescens) 黃色野薑花

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Yellow Ginger (Hedychium flavescens) seedlings. 黃色野薑花的小實生苗.

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Yellow Ginger (Hedychium flavescens) seeds germination. 黃色野薑花種子孵出.

Tropical perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Large yellow flowers in mid summer to early fall, flowers has pleasant strong fragrance.   Excellent for cut flower.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Like white ginger, the shoots, flowers and tender young bulbs are edible.  USDA Zones:8-11. Mature size:6′-8′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs/rhizomes, offsets, division.

熱帶多年生草花.  容易栽種. 最好栽種於全日照到半日照處.  仲夏到秋初開有宜人強香蠻大的黃色花序.  花市很適合切花,頗吸引蜂蝶. 跟常見的白色野薑花一樣,花,嫩芽葉與嫩薑都可以食用.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6-8呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 繁殖方式以種子,球根/地下根莖,側芽,分株方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedychium_flavescens             http://natureproducts.net/Forest_Products/Gingers/Hedychium_flavescens.html  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/65637/

Cherimola (Annona cherimola) 秘魯番荔枝

Cherimola (Annona cherimola) 秘魯番荔枝

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Cherimola (Annona cherimola) 祕魯番荔枝

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Cherimola (Annona cherimola) seeds.秘魯番荔枝的種子.

Tropical fruit tree.  Good size ripe fruit with very fragrant scent and lovely flavour! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Yellowish green flowers in late spring to early summer.   USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:15′-20′(H/W). Propagate by seeds, air layering or grafting. Seeds are toxic if ingested.

秘魯番荔枝又稱為毛葉番荔枝. 它是熱帶果樹. 熟果的個頭不小,果香濃郁果肉香甜多汁風味絕佳! 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處. 春末夏初開黃綠色花,熟果時間長. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高及寬幅為15-20呎. 繁殖方式以種子,高壓或嫁接方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherimoya
https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%A7%98%E9%AD%AF%E7%95%AA%E8%8D%94%E6%9E%9D
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56035/

Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus)香料番紅花

Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus)香料番紅花

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Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus) bulbs from package. 香料番紅花球根包裡的球根.

Hardy perennial flowering bulbs/herb. Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun location. Purple flowers in late summer to early fall. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Flowers is fragrant. Its crimson stigmata are plucked are called saffron threads which is used for culnery use to add fragrance and colour in food. The major production of saffron threads are from Iran. USDA Zones:6-10. Mature size:3″-6″(H/W). Propagate by seeds, bulbs or division.

強健多年生球根花卉/香草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏末秋初開紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 花友宜人香味.  它的紅色雌蕊經由人工採收後便是食用的珍貴香料番紅花,用於料理可以增色增香.  番紅花蕊的產量主要來自伊朗. 它耐寒也相當耐熱. 成熟株高與寬幅僅3-6吋. 繁殖以種子,球根或分株方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saffron                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%95%AA%E7%B4%85%E8%8A%B1      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2217/#b

Succulant (Echeveria cv.Huthspinke) 多肉–初戀

Succulant (Echeveria cv.Huthspinke) 多肉–初戀

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Succulant (Echeveria cv. Huthspinke) 多肉–初戀

One of  the nice tropical succulents, perennial. Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Nice foliage colour!  Excellent for cut flower material.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4″-1′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, leaf cuttings, stem cuttings or division.  Suitable for container indoors.  Drought tolerant. Edible.

熱帶多肉植物之一,多年生.  容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  葉色很漂亮!  適合作為花材.   喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4吋到1呎高,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子,葉插法,枝條扦插或分株法來進行. 適合室內盆植. 耐旱. 可以食用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.mengsang.com/duorou/jingtianke/nishilianshu/Echeveria-cv-Huthspinke.html                                    http://ayeah3713883.pixnet.net/blog/post/240255257-%E5%A4%9A%E8%82%89%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9-%E5%88%9D%E6%88%80-graptoveria’douglas-huth’

 

 

 

Succulent (Echeveria ‘Hulemms’s Minnie Belle’) 多肉–樹狀石蓮

Succulent (Echeveria ‘Hulemms’s Minnie Belle’) 多肉–樹狀石蓮

 

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Succulent (Echeveria ‘Hulemms’ Minnie Belle’) 多肉–樹狀石蓮

One of the nice tropical succulents, perennial. Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  When temperature is cool the tip of foliage turn reddish. Very pretty!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4″-1′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, leaf cuttings, stem cuttings or division.  Suitable for container indoors.  Drought tolerant.

熱帶多肉植物之一,多年生.  容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  氣溫降低時葉片末端會轉紅.  很漂亮! 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4吋到1呎高,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子,葉插法,枝條扦插或分株法來進行. 適合室內盆植. 耐旱.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.groovyplantsranch.com/products/echeveria-hummels-mini-belle  http://ayeah3713883.pixnet.net/blog/post/240246380-%E5%A4%9A%E8%82%89%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9-%E6%A8%B9%E7%8B%80%E7%9F%B3%E8%93%AE-echeveria-‘hulemms’s-minnie-belle’

 

 

 

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha)子母蓮

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) has amazing vitality.子母蓮的生命力很驚人.

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) can be propagated by leaf. 子母蓮可由葉芽來繁殖.

This tropical viviparous water lily is highly viviparous!  This tropical tender perennial is very easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun location in a pond/container with rich sandy soil.   Plants bloom all year around with fragrant white/pink/blue/purple flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Edible.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size: depends on the pond…  Propagate by seeds, viviparous leaf node, bulbs, offsets, rhizomes and division.  Fast growing!

熱帶白天開花型睡蓮,容易以葉芽胎生來自行繁殖.  這種熱帶不耐寒多年生植物非常容易栽種與繁殖. 最好栽種在全日照處的水塘/水要淹過容器內沃土的高度.  成熟植株可全能開花,花有香味,花色有白/粉紅/藍/紫色.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  可以食用. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株取決與水塘或容器大小…繁殖以種子,胎生業,球根,地下塊莖及分株法來進行.  生長速度快!

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphaea_micrantha                                                  http://guan-tian.com/flower3.htm                                                                     http://www.victoria-adventure.org/waterlilies_images/vivips/page1.html

Resurrection Lily(Lycoris squamigera)鹿蔥/夏水仙/紫花石蒜

Resurrection Lily(Lycoris squamigera)鹿蔥/夏水仙/紫花石蒜

Flower image see links below.

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Resurrection Lily(Lycoris squamigera) bulbs. 鹿蔥/夏水仙/紫花石蒜的球根.

Hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Its beautiful , fragrant, large pink flowers bloom in mid summer to early fall.  Flowers are good for cutting. Suitable growing indoors in containers.  USDA Zones:5-11. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by bulbs, offsets and division. Toxic if ingested.  Animals like to eat them so you might want to use chicken wire to protect the bulbs!

強健的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  仲夏到初秋開美麗.大朵,芳香的粉色花. 花很適合做切花花材.  它也很適合室內盆植.  喜熱也耐寒.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅僅3-6吋.  以球根,側芽或分株方式來進行繁殖.  對人類是有毒的,勿食.  但動物喜食它,所以種它要做好防護措施!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoris_squamigera
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%B9%BF%E8%91%B1
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/517/