Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) 苦楝

Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) 苦楝

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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) seed germination about 4 months. 苦楝種子約4個月才孵出.

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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) seeds. 苦楝的種子.

This beautiful deciduous tree is very easy to grow.  Tropical.  Best growing in full sun location.   It has lots of small pink fragrant flowers in late spring early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Fruit attract birds.  USDA Zones:7-11. Mature size:20′-40′(H) X 30′-40′(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Plant is toxic if ingested.  Medicinal.

很容易栽種的美麗落葉喬木.  熱帶植物.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初開花量很多的小小芳香的粉紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  熟果吸引鳥類覓食.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高可達20-40呎,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melia_azedarach                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51724/           http://wildflowers.jdcc.edu/Chinaberry.html                    http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D.htm

Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

 

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Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

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Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) foliage and stems are also green with dark red. 黑石竹的莖葉也是綠中帶著暗紅.

Very cold hardy!   Biennial or perennial.  Unique dark red fragrant flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. The first year seedlings remain evergreen and small as ground cover and the second year grow taller and fuller then develop flowers.  The foliage also dark red with a bit green.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-12″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seeds easily.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Good for cut flower.    If keep dead heading the spent flowers will prolong the life span.

極其耐寒強健!  二年生或多年生草花.  奇特的暗紅接近黑色的芳香花朵於夏天綻放.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  種子種起的第一年其小苗在冬天為常綠地被且維持小小的株型但隔年則生長加快變高變茂盛且開出花朵來.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 極耐寒也有一定程度耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅9-12吋. 繁殖方式以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.  適合盆植. 適合切花.  若能花謝後摘除不讓結子則能延長其壽命.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/37998/#b                    http://www.perennials.com/plants/dianthus-barbatus-sooty.html                                   http://www.thompson-morgan.com/flowers/flower-seeds/perennial-and-biennial-seeds/dianthus-barbatus-nigrescens-sooty/2017TM

Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth’續開型鳶尾

Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth’續開型鳶尾

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Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth’ has large fragrant flowers! 這品種的續開型鳶尾花大又香!

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Hand pollinate Iris. 幫續開鳶尾花人工授粉.

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Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth'(male) hybridize with ‘Pagan Dance'(female). The seed pods are forming! 續開型鳶尾玩雜交亂點鴛鴦譜,有開始結果莢了!

Reliable re-bloomer! Cold hardy evergreen perennial with large flowers in late spring early summer to fall.  Its flower is bicolor with lavender and cream, the flower fragrance reminds me candy! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in well drained soil.  USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by division.  Medium growth rate.  Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable in container.  Excellent in alpine/rock garden or perennial garden.  Suitable for cut flower.

很讚的續開型鳶尾!   耐寒強健常綠的多年生草花. 春末夏初開到秋天. 這品種是雙色花,粉紫色與乳黃色. 花很大朵,它的花香有點像是糖果香!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處的排水佳的土壤.  耐寒也有一定程度的耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖方式以分株的方式來進行.  長速不慢.  植株有毒勿食.  適合盆植.  很適合岩砌花園種植或是全日照的草花花園種植.  可做切花.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/35774/#b                               https://garden.org/plants/view/95820/Tall-Bearded-Iris-Iris-Mother-Earth/           https://www.schreinersgardens.com/mother-earth

Oyama Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii) 天女木蘭

Oyama Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii) 天女木蘭

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Oyama Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii) 天女木蘭

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Oyama Magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii) and Rhododendrons.天女木蘭與酒紅杜鵑.

Late blooming Magnolia!  Cold hardy flowering tree. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Large white fragrant flowers in late spring to early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:12′-15′(H) X 6′-8′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

它是花期頗晚的木蘭!  耐寒強健的開花樹. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初開芳香的大白花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高12-15呎,寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖以種子為主.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnolia_sieboldii                           https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%a4%a9%e5%a5%b3%e6%9c%a8%e5%85%b0    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/77020/#b

Canadian Violet (Viola canadensis) 加拿大堇菜

Canadian Violet (Viola canadensis) 加拿大堇菜

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Canadian Violet (Viola canadensis) 加拿大堇菜

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Canadian Violet (Viola canadensis) foliage. 加拿大堇菜的葉.

Very hardy perennial/ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location in moist soil.  Small white or very pale pink flowers with yellow center in late spring to early summer.  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:6″-14″(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.   Fast growing, could be invasive.   Suitable for woodland garden.

非常耐寒強健的多年生草花/地被.  容易栽種ˋ. 最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處的濕潤土壤.  春末夏初時開白色/淺粉紅色小花中間有著黃色斑.  植株喜冷但是不甚耐熱.  成熟株高6-14吋,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  生長快速可能成為強勢植物.   適合林地型花園.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_canadensis                                 http://www.wildaboutflowers.ca/plant_detail.php?Canada-Violet-93                http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/woodland/plants/cn_violet.htm

 

Japanese Wisteria ‘Rosea’ (Wisteria floribunda ‘Rosea’) 紅藤

Japanese Wisteria ‘Rosea’ (Wisteria floribunda ‘Rosea’) 紅藤

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Japanese Wisteria ‘Rosea’ (Wisteria floribunda ‘Rosea’) 紅藤

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Japanese Wisteria ‘Rosea’ (Wisteria floribunda ‘Rosea’) in tree form. 樹型的紅藤.

Deciduous woody vine/tree.  This Japanese wisteria has long around 18″ long fragrant pink flower clusters hanging down in late spring to early summer.     Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Vigorous climbing woody vine can be trained free standing as a tree or as a vine on structure, such as arbor, trellis or fence.  Heavy pruning after flowering season and one more time in late fall before winter.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:20′-25′(L) X 10′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or grafting.   Fast growing.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

落葉木本的開花藤/樹. 這種日本紫藤的花串有1呎半長,春末到夏初時開粉紅色芳香的長花串.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  這生長強勢的木本藤也能訓練成樹型或搭棚以藤的型態來養. 不過棚架需非常牢固.  花期後及秋末冬初前需要強剪. 喜冷耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長可達20-25呎,寬幅10-20呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓或嫁接的方式來進行.  生長快速.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/2237/pink-japanese-wisteria/  https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/117508/Wisteria-floribunda-Rosea/Details  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/123392/

 

 

Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca ‘Yellow Wonder’) 黃果野草莓

Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca ‘Yellow Wonder’) 黃果野草莓

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Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca ‘Yellow Wonder’) seeds. 黃果野草莓的種子.

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Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca ‘Yellow Wonder’) have small white flowers. 野草莓有著小小的白花.

Some said it is the tastiest strawberry.  Unlike the most of strawberry grow from runners, this is a well behaved strawberry!  Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in alkaline soil.  Small white flowers in spring to summer, followed by edible pale yellow sweet fruit.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies, fruit attract birds.  USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:6″-12″(H) X 9″-12″(W). Propagate by seeds, roots division.

有人說它是草莓界中最好吃的. 不像是大多數其他草莓很野,多以生長走莖來繁殖,但這品一點也不野,可謂乖乖牌!  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的偏鹼性的土壤. 春到夏開小白花,結可食的淡黃色長形小小果實.   花頗吸引蜂蝶,果實除了人愛吃外鳥類也非常鍾愛.  耐寒也能相當程度耐熱. 成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子及分株的方式來進行.  可當作地被旱時保水,多雨澇時幫忙吸水,還可因做為地被幫蚯蚓遮蔽而促進土壤肥份.  整株花莖葉果皆可食用. 有藥用價值.  是非常低維護的好植物!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/fragaria-vesca-yellow-wonder.html                   http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/52984/                       https://thefruitnut.com/blackberry/