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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

2017-06-30 Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊 (2)

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

2017-06-30 Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊 (4) - Copy

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) plant is forming flower bud. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的植株有花苞形成了.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seeds are from mature dry seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的種子會從乾燥的花中滿出.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seed head is mature and dry. Seeds from a seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的結子了,右邊是左邊這朵花所生產出的種子.

Also is called Ivory Thistle.   Annual herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:7-11.  Mature size:1′-4′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Drought tolerant.  Could be invasive.  Plant is edible after cooked.  Plant has sharp spines, handle with care!  Medicinal.

又稱作象牙薊.  一年生的藥草/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高1-4呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  植株耐旱.  可能變成強勢植物.  植株可以煮食後食用.  植株有銳刺要小心!  藥用.  本植物與乳薊同屬,但比乳薊含較高的水飛薊素.

Reference link: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/218283/#b

 

 

Fragrant Edamame or Fragrant Soya Beans (Glycine max) ‘香姬’茶豆

Fragrant Edamame or Fragrant Soya Beans (Glycine max) ‘香姬’茶豆

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Fragrant Edamame or Fragrant Soya Beans (Glycine max) ‘香姬’茶豆

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Fragrant Edamame or Fragrant Soya Beans (Glycine max) germination takes about 2 weeks. ‘香姬’茶豆種子約2週長出.

Annual crop. Edamame is immature soya beans in the pod.   This variety the seeds are reddish brown in color.  Whole plant is with taro fragrance. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mature size:2′(H) X 6″(W).  Propagate by seeds.

一年生作物.  茶豆(毛豆)是未熟的大豆. 多用來作為零食/小菜. 這品種的成熟種子種皮為紅褐色. 植株散發芋香. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  成熟株高2呎,寬幅6吋.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edamame                                              https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%AF%9B%E8%B1%86                                  http://www.harvest.org.tw/Articles/ArticleContent/126115?page=1&actionname=Magazine_ArticlesRecommend&unit=193                 http://www.huajianji.com.tw/wp-1/?product=%e8%8a%8b%e9%a6%99%e8%8c%b6%e8%b1%86                               http://book.tndais.gov.tw/Magazine/mag46-2.htm

Saltwort/Oka hijiki (Salsola komarovii)無翅豬毛菜/陸海帶

Saltwort/Oka hijiki (Salsola komarovii) 無翅豬毛菜/陸海帶

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Saltwort/Oka hijiki (Salsola komarovii) seed packet and seeds. 無翅豬毛菜/陸海帶種子包與種子.

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Saltwort/Oka hijiki (Salsola komarovii) seed germination fast! The 2nd day. 無翅豬毛菜/陸海帶種子第2天就開始發芽了,非常快速.

This succulent is an annual leafy vegetable.  Native in Asia.   Easy to grow from seeds.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Small white flowers in mid summer.   They are harvested the leaves and young shoots, blanch in hot water.  It is nice to go with other food as side dish.  Plants tolerant salt and drought.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Harvest in 20-30 days.

它是日本常見的野菜,葉菜類,是一年生的多肉植物.  原生於亞洲.  容易以種子來栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小的單瓣白花在仲夏間盛開.  採收其細長多肉的葉及嫩芽,短暫的汆燙或蒸煮後即可調味後食用,或可當配菜.  植株忍受鹽份偏高的土壤且耐旱度不差.  成熟植株6吋到1呎高,3-6吋寬幅.  以種子來繁殖.   種子發芽到可以採收僅20-30天.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salsola_komarovii                     https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%AA%E3%82%AB%E3%83%92%E3%82%B8%E3%82%AD                                                                                                                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%97%A0%E7%BF%85%E7%8C%AA%E6%AF%9B%E8%8F%9C                                                           http://www.evergreenseeds.com/landseaweed.html                        http://www.seedaholic.com/okahijiki-saltwort-or-land-seaweed.html

Santa Claus Melon (Cucumis melo ‘Santa Claus’) 聖誕老人甜瓜

Santa Claus Melon (Cucumis melo ‘Santa Claus’) 聖誕老人甜瓜

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Santa Claus Melon (Cucumis melo ‘Santa Claus’) is oval shape color close to watermelon. 聖誕老人甜瓜外形橢圓形,外皮看起來較和西瓜相近.

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Santa Claus Melon (Cucumis melo ‘Santa Claus’) inner flesh is white, very sweet and delicious, flavor is close to Honey Dew Melon. 聖誕老人甜瓜皮薄而硬,切開後瓜肉白種子密集,很甜很好吃,味道較接近蜜世界.

Well, it is the first time to try this type of melon.  The look is like an oval shape watermelon.  Thin and hard peel, inner Thick flesh is white with dense of seeds.  Taste is very sweet and juicy!  Flavor is close to ‘Honey Dew’ melon.  Annual.  Best growing in full sun location in rich soil.  Mature in 108 days.

這是第一次嚐這種品種的甜瓜.  外表看起來像是橢圓形的西瓜.  瓜皮薄而堅硬,切開後瓜肉厚白,甜而多汁!  香味很淡有點像是’蜜世界’或稱為’白蘭瓜’的甜瓜.  一年生.  這種品種最好栽種在全日照處的肥沃土壤.  種子到採收約為108天算是晚熟的品種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Claus_melon        https://myfolia.com/plants/970-melon-cucumis-melo/varieties/131896-santa-claus                                                     http://www.harvesttotable.com/2009/03/how_to_grow_winter_melons_casa/

 

 

August Garden 八月的花園

August Garden 八月的花園

Cheddar Pink (Dianthus 'Firewitch') 多年生石竹

Cheddar Pink (Dianthus ‘Firewitch’) 多年生石竹

Mina lobata (Ipomea lobata) 金魚花/魚花蔦蘿

Mina lobata (Ipomea lobata) 金魚花/魚花蔦蘿

Double Annual Poppy (Papaver somniferum 'Black Beauty') 黑美人重瓣虞美人

Double Annual Poppy (Papaver somniferum ‘Black Beauty’) 黑美人重瓣虞美人

Canna Lily (Canna indica )美人蕉

Canna Lily (Canna indica )美人蕉

Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica) 含羞草

Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica) 含羞草

Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus) 大波斯菊

Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus) 大波斯菊

Red Double Blanket Flower (Gaillardia 'Red Plume') 大紅重瓣球型天人菊

Red Double Blanket Flower (Gaillardia ‘Red Plume’) 大紅重瓣球型天人菊

Tricolor Viola(Viola tricolor) 堇菜

Tricolor Viola(Viola tricolor) 堇菜

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens 'Elmfeuer') 紅花山梗菜

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) 紅花山梗菜

Bulbous Bergonia (Bergonia) 球根海棠

Bulbous Bergonia (Bergonia) 球根海棠

Bachelor's Button (Centaurea Montana) 多年生矢車菊

Bachelor’s Button (Centaurea Montana) 多年生矢車菊

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed (Clarkia amoena) 古代稀

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed (Clarkia amoena) 古代稀

Firecracker Flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis) 鳥尾花

Firecracker Flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis) 鳥尾花

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) 花旗蔘

American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) 花旗蔘

Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum) 韭菜

Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum) 韭菜

Hall's Honeysuckle(Lonicera japonica)忍冬或叫金銀花

Hall’s Honeysuckle(Lonicera japonica)忍冬或叫金銀花

Clematis (Clematis) 鐵線蓮

Clematis (Clematis) 鐵線蓮

Clematis 'Sweet Autumn' (Clematis 'Sweet Autumn') 甜秋鐵線蓮

Clematis ‘Sweet Autumn’ (Clematis ‘Sweet Autumn’) 甜秋鐵線蓮

Anise-hyssop (Agastache rugosa)藿香

Anise-hyssop (Agastache rugosa)藿香

Calla Lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) 海芋

Calla Lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) 海芋

European Bellflower(Campanula rapunculoides) 歐洲風鈴草

European Bellflower(Campanula rapunculoides) 歐洲風鈴草

Blue-eyed grasses (Sisyrinchium bermudianum)庭菖蒲

Blue-eyed grasses (Sisyrinchium bermudianum)庭菖蒲

Tree mallow (Lavatera) 錦葵

Tree mallow (Lavatera) 錦葵

Double Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus double blue selection) 重瓣桔梗

Double Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus double blue selection) 重瓣桔梗

Self-heal(Prunella grandiflora 'Freelander')大花夏枯草

Self-heal(Prunella grandiflora ‘Freelander’)大花夏枯草

Honeysuckle Fuchsia (Fuchsia 'Koralle') 鞭炮吊鐘花

Honeysuckle Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Koralle’) 鞭炮吊鐘花

Common Soapwort/Bouncing Bet (Saponaria officinalis) 高性肥皂花/石鹼草

Common Soapwort/Bouncing Bet (Saponaria officinalis) 高性肥皂花/石鹼草

Double Lily (Lilium) 重瓣百合

Double Lily (Lilium) 重瓣百合

Obedient Plants (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plants (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Carpathian Bellflower (Campanula carpatica 'Blue Clips') 矮性叢生風鈴草

Carpathian Bellflower (Campanula carpatica ‘Blue Clips’) 矮性叢生風鈴草

Lamium (Lamium maculatum) 塊莖小野芝麻

Lamium (Lamium maculatum) 塊莖小野芝麻

Sea Holly (Eryngium alpinum ‘Blue Star’)藍刺芹'藍星'

Sea Holly (Eryngium alpinum ‘Blue Star’)藍刺芹’藍星’

Globe thistle (Echinops) 山防風

Globe thistle (Echinops) 山防風

Petunia (Petunia) 矮牽牛

Petunia (Petunia) 矮牽牛

Beebalm (Monarda) with a honey bee. 美國薄荷與採蜜的蜜蜂.

Beebalm (Monarda) with a honey bee. 美國薄荷與採蜜的蜜蜂.

Double Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) 重瓣繡球花

Double Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) 重瓣繡球花

Zinnia Bi-Color (Zinnia elegans Swizzle Scarlet & Yellow, Cherry & Ivory ) 雙色百日草

Zinnia Bi-Color (Zinnia elegans Swizzle Scarlet & Yellow, Cherry & Ivory ) 雙色百日草

Dahlia(Dahlia) 大理花

Dahlia(Dahlia) 大理花

False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides)姬向日葵

False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides)姬向日葵

Summer Gentian (Gentiana septemfida 'Lagodechiana') 龍膽

Summer Gentian (Gentiana septemfida ‘Lagodechiana’) 龍膽

Hardy Rose Gloxinia (Incarvillea delavayi) 紅花角蒿

Hardy Rose Gloxinia (Incarvillea delavayi) 紅花角蒿

Purple Passion Flower vine (Passiflora 'Amethyst') 西番蓮'紫水晶'

Purple Passion Flower vine (Passiflora ‘Amethyst’) 西番蓮’紫水晶’

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora) 大花金雞菊

Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora) 大花金雞菊

Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis 'American Dream') 劍葉金雞菊

Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis ‘American Dream’) 劍葉金雞菊

Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)紫錐花

Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)紫錐花

Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) 天藍繡球/多年生直立型福祿考

Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) 天藍繡球/多年生直立型福祿考

Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) 天藍繡球/多年生直立型福祿考

Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) 天藍繡球/多年生直立型福祿考

Japanese morning glory (Ipomoea nil 'Kikyo Snowflakes') 日本朝顏'桔梗雪花'

Japanese morning glory (Ipomoea nil ‘Kikyo Snowflakes’) 日本朝顏’桔梗雪花’

Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum arabicum)伯利恆之星

Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum arabicum)伯利恆之星

Mexican Shell Flower (Tigridia pavonia) 虎皮花

Mexican Shell Flower (Tigridia pavonia) 虎皮花

Mexican Shell Flower (Tigridia pavonia) 虎皮花

Mexican Shell Flower (Tigridia pavonia) 虎皮花

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double') 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

Carpet Bugle (Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightning’) 紫唇花'粉紅閃電'

Carpet Bugle (Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightning’) 紫唇花’粉紅閃電’

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) 短舌匹菊/解熱菊

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) 短舌匹菊/解熱菊

English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)英國薰衣草

English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)英國薰衣草

Silene armeria ‘Electra’ 甜威廉捕蟲草

Silene armeria ‘Electra’ 甜威廉捕蟲草

Supertunia Petunia (Petunia 'Supertunia Pretty Much Picasso') 滾綠邊的深粉紅矮牽牛

Supertunia Petunia (Petunia ‘Supertunia Pretty Much Picasso’) 滾綠邊的深粉紅矮牽牛

Rose (Rosa) 玫瑰

Rose (Rosa) 玫瑰

Maltese Cross (Lychnis X arkwrightii) 馬爾他十字花

Maltese Cross (Lychnis X arkwrightii) 馬爾他十字花

English Rose (Rosa 'Crown Princess Margareta') 英國茶玫'Crown Princess Margareta'

English Rose (Rosa ‘Crown Princess Margareta’) 英國茶玫’Crown Princess Margareta’

Bird's-foot violet (Viola pedata) 鳥足堇

Bird’s-foot violet (Viola pedata) 鳥足堇

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed (Clarkia amoena) 古代稀

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed (Clarkia amoena) 古代稀

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed (Clarkia amoena) seeds and seed packet.古代稀種子包及種子.

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed (Clarkia amoena) seeds and seed packet.古代稀種子包及種子.

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed seedlings. (Clarkia amoena) 古代稀的小苗.

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed seedlings. (Clarkia amoena) 古代稀的小苗.

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed plants are almost showing flower buds.(Clarkia amoena) 古代稀花苞快形成了.

Godetia Azalea Flowered Mixed plants are almost showing flower buds.(Clarkia amoena) 古代稀花苞快形成了.

Annuals, easy to grow from seeds for summer to fall blooms.  Full sun. Good for cut flower.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  This variety is dwarf 2′ in height. http://www.mr-fothergills.co.uk/Flower-Seed/Godetia-Azalea-Flowered-Mixed.html#.VQD8lGB0xok

古代稀(學名:Clarkia amoena)又名:送春花/東洋龍口.  原產地北美的一年生草花. 花頂生,花瓣4片花色混合的.  繁殖以種子或扦插.   全日照為佳的排水良好土壤.