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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) 紅萼藤

Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) 紅萼藤

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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) is blooming. 紅萼藤開花了.


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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) bracket after flower is off still remain the shape and color for a long while so it is worth planting. 紅萼藤開完花後花萼仍蠻長時間維持顏色因此很具觀賞價值.


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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) mature seed pod. 紅萼藤成熟的種莢.


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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) seed pod with seeds. 紅萼藤的種莢與種子.

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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) seeds. 紅萼藤的種子.

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Purple Bell Vine (Rhodochiton atrosanguineus) seed germination in about 1.5 months. 紅萼藤種子約1個半月孵出.

Tropical tender perennial flowering vine.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Deep red/purplish brown/maroon flowers in summer to frost.   Long blooming time.   Flowers have big lighter red or deep pink bracket which remain for long time even after flower is gone.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:10′-12′(H)/(L) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plants are evergreen in warm climate.

熱帶多年生開花爬藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏到秋末開紫紅色花.  花期很長.  花謝後的深粉紅色的花托仍有觀賞價值.  花為頗吸引蜂蝶鳥類的蜜源!  喜熱不耐寒,在非溫暖地區常作為一年生.  成熟株高10-12呎高/長,寬幅僅約1呎.  繁殖主以種子或扦插方式來進行.  植株於溫暖區域為常綠.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhodochiton_atrosanguineus               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1412/

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Horehund (Marrubium vulgare)歐夏至草

Horehund (Marrubium vulgare)歐夏至草

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Horehund (Marrubium vulgare)歐夏至草

Cold hardy perennial. Well known as a medicinal herb. Easy to grow. Best in full sun location. Small white flower in summer. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and seeds attract birds to feed on. USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division. Self-seed easily. Could be invasive in warm climate regions.

耐寒強健的多年生草花. 以其藥用價值聞名.又稱為銀薄荷或苦薄荷. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處. 夏開白色小花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶,種子吸引鳥類覓食. 耐寒不甚耐熱. 成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條或分株的方式來進行. 容易自行落子繁殖. 在溫暖的地區可能成為強勢植物.

Reference links:網路資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marrubium_vulgare
https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/欧夏至草

How to Make Horehound Candy & Why You Should Love This Bitter Herb


https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-886/white-horehound
https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1116/