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Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) 美國香槐

Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) 美國香槐

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Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) tree has yellow fall color. 美國香槐有著金燦燦的秋色.

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Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) seedpods ripe in late summer to fall. 美國香槐種莢於夏末到秋季時成熟.

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Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) seedpods ripe in late summer to fall. 美國香槐種莢於夏末到秋季時成熟. A seed and seed pods. 一枚種子與種莢.

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Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea) seeds. 美國香槐的種子.

Cold hardy medium sized flowering tree.  Deciduous. Native in US but not common. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Fragrant white or pink flowers in clusters dangling down in late spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:30′-50′(H) X 40′-50′(W).  Leaves from green turn yellow in fall. Propagate by seeds.  Yellowwood has yellow wood and sap, sap can be used as yellow dye.

耐寒強健的中型開花樹.  落葉喬木.  原生於美國,但不常見.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末開微香懸垂白色花串.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒不甚耐熱. 成熟株高30-50呎高,寬幅40-50呎.  葉色於秋冷時由綠轉為金黃.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  美國香槐的木材為黃色,汁液亦黃,黃色汁液可用作黃色染料.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cladrastis_kentukea                             https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1588/                               http://www.carolinanature.com/trees/clke.html                                        http://canadiantreetours.org/species-pages/Kentucky_yellow-wood.html#flowers_details

 

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Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

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Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

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Cosmos ‘Lemonade’檸檬黃大波斯菊

Annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Lemon yellow flowers from late spring to frost.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds.   Self seed easily.

Reference links:

https://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/cosmos-bipinnatus-lemonade             https://www.thompson-morgan.com/p/cosmos-bipinnatus-lemonadetrade-garden-ready/t72175TM