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King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花

2017-08-06 King's Mentle 立鶴花 (2) - Copy

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花

2017-08-13 King's Mantle (1) - Copy

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) last year’s cutting this year is flowering! 立鶴花去年扦插成功的枝條今年開花了!

2017-08-06 King's Mentle 立鶴花 (1) - Copy

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) cutting is growing flower bud! 立鶴花扦插枝條長出了花苞!

2016-08-16King's Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花 (1) (Medium)

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) can be propagated by cuttings. 立鶴花可用枝條扦插繁殖.

This long blooming  tropical flowering vine is native to western Africa.  Tender perennial/short flowering vine.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Medium fragrant blue/violet flowers almost all year around.     Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.   Seasonal feeding is required to ensure nice blooms.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 6′-8′(W).    Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.

這花期很長的熱帶開花藤原生於西非. 不耐寒的多年生/矮性的開花藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  芬芳的藍紫色中型花朵幾乎全年開花不斷.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條/高壓或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunbergia_erecta            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/529/        https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/Thunbergia_erecta.htm   http://www.twr.com.tw/product_one.asp?guid=428AEC6D-4569-454B-B9A7-1006914D3CA2

 

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Sage (Salvia indica) 鼠尾草

Wild Sage seed packet. (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草種子包與種子.

2017-08-05 Salvia indica (1) - Copy

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) first seed germination start on day 9. 野鼠尾草第一顆種子於第九日開始發芽.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) seedling. Whole plant is covered with fine hair. 野鼠尾草的小苗. 整株被有細毛.

This tropical short lived perennial has showy flowers!  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  Violet/lavender flowers in all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Drought-tolerant once establish.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

這種生長年限短的熱帶多年生草花有著顯眼的花朵!  容易栽種.   最好栽種在溫暖地帶, 全日照到半日照處.  全年可開藍紫色花朵.  花朵為頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥的蜜源.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_indica           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98534/                 https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4486                                             http://b-and-t-world-seeds.com/cartall.asp?species=Salvia%20indica&sref=86245

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝

2017-08-02 Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝 (1) - Copy

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) are sold in Asian supermarket. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝在亞洲超市有賣.

2017-08-02 Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝 (2) - Copy

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) the look is just like its common name ‘Hairy Lychee’. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的熟果外形果真如其名.

2017-08-02 Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝 (3) - Copy

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit size. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝一顆可以一手掌握.

2017-08-02 Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) 紅毛丹or毛荔枝 (5) - Copy

Rambutan or Hairy Lychee (Nephelium lappaceum L.) fruit in whole, half peeled, peeled fruit, halved fruit and seed. 紅毛丹or毛荔枝的帶皮果實,半去皮,完全去皮,去掉一半果肉及種子.

Tropical fruit tree.  It is easy to grow in warm/hot climate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small yellowish green fragrant flowers.  Flowers attract bees.  In warm/hot climate, mature trees are able to flower and fruit twice a year.   Fruit with red or yellow hairy coating (peel), the inner flesh is white, sweet and juicy.  Seed size and shape is like an almond.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:40’+(H) X 30′-40′(W).  Propagate by fresh seeds, grafting or air-layering.  Seeds have short viability. Plant is either male or female.

熱帶果樹.  在氣候溫暖/炎熱的地區很容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  開黃綠色有香味的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.   種植地區夠熱的話一年可開花結果兩次.  果實外皮為紅色或黃色,外皮有粗毛,果肉白,甜而多汁.  果肉內含種子一枚,大小與形狀如一枚杏仁豆. 植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎以上,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖方式以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.  新鮮種子的活性很短.  植株為雌雄異株.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rambutan                                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%BA%A2%E6%AF%9B%E4%B8%B9       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/61024/#b                       http://www.kcfa.org.tw/LS/Display.asp?Num=109&Num2=9