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Purple Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum ‘Purple Beauty’) 青椒 ‘紫美人’

Purple Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum ‘Purple Beauty’) 青椒 ‘紫美人’

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Purple Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum ‘Purple Beauty’) fruit is changing colour from green to deep purple. 青椒 ‘紫美人’的果實快成熟會由綠轉深紫色中.

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Purple Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum ‘Purple Beauty’) flowers got pollinated and start to fruit. 青椒 ‘紫美人’花謝後開始結果了.

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Purple Bell Pepper (Capsicum annuum ‘Purple Beauty’) plants have small white flowers. 青椒 ‘紫美人’有著小小的白花.

Annual vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in slightly moist rich soil.  Small white flowers bloom repeatedly from late spring to late fall.  Fruit ripe from green to deep purple, very attractive!  Flowers attract bees.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Suitable for containers.

一年生蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的肥沃偏濕的土壤.  春末到秋末開白色小花.  果實成熟時會由綠轉深紫色,非常好看!  花頗吸引蜂類.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.westcoastseeds.com/shop/vegetable-seeds/pepper-seeds/sweet-pepper-seeds/purple-beauty/                                            https://www.highmowingseeds.com/organic-non-gmo-purple-beauty-sweetpepper-a.html                                               https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/50555/

 

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) 線椒

Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) 線椒

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) small white flower and small green fruit. 線椒的小白花與剛形成的小小綠色果實.

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) flower just wilt and start to set fruit! 線椒的花謝後著果中!

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) flowers are forming. 線椒的花苞形成中.

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Red Hot Long Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum Hybrid) fruit length is getting longer and longer! 線椒的長度越來越細長!

Annual vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees.  Edible leaves can be cooked as leafy vegetable.   Long thin fruit from green turn red when mature.  The spicy level of its fruit is not too hot which suitable for making sauce or in a stir fry.  Mature size: ?(H) X ?(W).  Propagate by seeds.

一年生蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏到初秋開白色花.  花頗吸引蜂類.  葉片可如葉菜般料理可食.  瘦長型果成熟時會由綠轉紅.   辣度不算太辣所以適合做成辣椒醬或炒菜食用.  成熟株高?呎,寬幅?呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.371zy.com/zfxm/zzxm/10852.html                                 https://xw.qq.com/cmsid/20180505A1F63V00

 

Summer Water Lilies! 夏之睡蓮! Part one — Tropical Water Lilies. 之一 — 熱帶睡蓮

Summer Water Lilies! 夏之睡蓮! Part one — Tropical Water Lilies. 之一 — 熱帶睡蓮

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily. 熱帶子母蓮.

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily. (N. ‘Black Beauty’) 熱帶子母蓮’黑美人’.

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily. (N. ‘Black Beauty’) 熱帶子母蓮’黑美人’.

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Tropical Water Lily. 香水蓮. Grow from seeds. 從種子孵起的.

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵

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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) seeds. 藥蜀葵的種子.

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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) seed germination in about 6 days.  藥蜀葵的種子約6天發芽.

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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) has the first true leaf. 藥蜀葵小苗的第一片本葉!

Cold hardy perennial/medicinal herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pale pink flowers in summer to fall.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).   Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal part is the roots.  (Ancient Egyptians use the juice from the roots to treat cough and sore throat.   Tender leaves and flowers can be cooked and eaten as vegetable.

耐寒強健的多年生草花/藥草/蔬菜.   容易栽種.   最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   夏秋間開淡粉紅色花朵.   花頗吸引蜂蝶.  頗為耐寒也尚耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  作為藥用的部位為藥蜀葵的根.  (古埃及人搾取其根的汁液來紓緩喉痛和咳嗽.)  其嫩葉與花朵可以做為蔬菜煮後食用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althaea_officinalis                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/药蜀葵                                                      https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1077/

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮

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Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮

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Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮 First flower is always smaller.初花總是較迷你些.

 

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Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) is seeding! 九品香水蓮結子中!

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Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮 The seedhead look after removing the most of the petals. 摘除多數花瓣與苞片後飽滿種莢的樣子.

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Tropical Water Lily(Nymphaea rubra Roxb.)九品香水蓮 Overly ripe and popped seedhead and seeds. 熟爛開裂的香水蓮種莢與種子.

Tropical hardy day blooming water lilies.  Aquatic perennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size: 6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  This one is blue violet flowers bloom repeatedly.  Flowers are very fragrant and edible. Propagate by seeds, bulbs or offsets.

Here the picture shown is in 1 gallon pot in a small container just able to fit in the pot.  The container is indoors by my kitchen window, south facing.

熱帶強健白天開花的睡蓮.  水生多年生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎高,寬幅1.5-2呎.  這品花色是藍紫色只要溫度夠溫暖會一直續開.  花朵非常芳香,可食用.  繁殖方式以種子,球根或側芽的方式來進行.

照片這株是養在1加侖方形盆,沒入比1加侖方形盆稍大些的容器.  容器所在為室內廚房的面南窗台.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

 

Woolly Pawpaw (Asimina incana) 毛葉泡泡果

Woolly Pawpaw (Asimina incana) 毛葉泡泡果

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Woolly Pawpaw (Asimina incana) 毛葉泡泡果

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Woolly Pawpaw (Asimina incana) has deep thick root system.毛葉泡泡果的根系粗又長.

Tropical deciduous hardy shrub.  Native in US Florida.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Creamy white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Small edible fruit look like small mangos which attract birds and other wild animals.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or air-layering.  Not easy to transplant due to its thick and deep roots.

熱帶落葉強健灌木.  原生於美國佛羅里達州.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  米白色花於春末夏初時盛開.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  結可食性果實,熟果吸引鳥類及其他野生動物.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或高壓的方式來進行.  根系粗深,不易移植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asimina_incana                                       https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/227402/             www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=233500174              http://www.thesurvivalgardener.com/floridas-amazing-native-pawpaws/

 

Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) 山素英

Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) 山素英

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Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) seeds. 山素英的種子.

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Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) seeds germination rather fast. 山素英的種子很快就孵出.

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Mountain Jasmine (Jasminum subtriplinerve or Jasminum nervosum) seedling. 山素英的小苗.

Evergreen tropical flowering subshrub/climber with trailing habit.  Native in east of Asia.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant white flowers in mid early spring to early summer.  Jasmine fragranced flowers attract bees and butterflies, also good for perfume.   Fruit ripe from green turn dark berries.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:5′(H) X3′-15′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Medicinal.  Drought tolerant once established.  Excellent for hedges use.  Suitable for containers.

又稱青藤仔. 熱帶常綠開花亞灌木有著會垂墜能攀爬的枝條. 原生於東亞.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到初夏間開白色芳香的單瓣花.  花朵有著茉莉般的香氣,頗吸引蜂蝶也可應用於香水製造.  果實成熟時會由綠轉黑.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高5呎,寬幅3-15呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.  藥用.  植株穩定後頗為耐旱.  很適合作為綠籬.  可盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasminum_subtriplinerve                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/青藤仔                     http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Jasminum+nervosum              http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200017785           https://tpbg.tfri.gov.tw/PlantContent.php?rid=597