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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.

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Woolly Pawpaw (Asimina incana) flower buds are forming. 毛葉泡泡果的花苞形成中.

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/

 

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

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Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in container.
芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用. 適合盆植.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/38307/#b  http://www.finegardening.com/variegated-sweet-flag-acorus-calamus-%E2%80%98variegatus%E2%80%99

Sweetgrass or Vanilla Grass (Hierochloe odorata) 茅香

Sweetgrass or Vanilla Grass (Hierochloe odorata) 茅香

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Sweetgrass or Vanilla Grass (Hierochloe odorata) 茅香

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Sweetgrass or Vanilla Grass (Hierochloe odorata) 茅香

Native grass/herb in the most of parts of the world.  Cold hardy perennial.  Famous for its fragrance and medicinal uses.  It is considered holly and used for cleaning in many religions.   It is aromatic so also are used to flavor drinks and food.  When burn the leaves, the fragrance is like vanilla, hence the name.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Fast growing.  USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:1′-2′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Medicinal.   Can be used to repel insects.

原生於幾乎世界各地的一種草/香草.  相當耐寒強健的多年生草本. 以其香味與藥用效果聞名. 甚至於很多地方認為它有神聖與清淨之效.   味道很香還被用於料理食物與飲料來添加香味.  葉片燻燃時的味道如同香莢蘭(香草)的香味,故又名香莢蘭草.   容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  生長速度快.  喜寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.  可用於防蟲.

Reference links:   參考網站資料連結:                                                                                                                https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hierochloe_odorata                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e8%8c%85%e9%a6%99                       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/50020/#b

Purple Chinese Hat (Holmskioldia tettensis) 蝶心花

Purple Chinese Hat (Holmskioldia tettensis) 蝶心花

Flower image see links below. 花照請看以下連結.

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Purple Chinese Hat Seeds. (Holmskioldia tettensis) 蝶心花的種子.

Tropical shrub/climber with unique flowers blooming almost all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds!   Plants flower all year around in violet/lilac butterfly like flower in center of the rosy pink bracket.  Lovely!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:8′-10′(H) X 4′-6′(W). Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.

冬紅花屬的灌木/木質藤.  它是熱帶開花灌木/藤有著幾乎全年盛開的蝴蝶形的藍紫色花,粉紅色的花萼比真正的花還要顯眼. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  很美! 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8-10呎,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條或扦插方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.logees.com/purple-chinese-hat-plant-holmskioidia-tettensis.html       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2446/#b                                                                                      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karomia_speciosa                                                        http://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/HOLMSKIOLDIA_TAITENSIS.htm

Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) 玫紅山黧豆

Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) 玫紅山黧豆

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Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seed pods and seeds. 玫紅山黧豆的種莢與種子.

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Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seeds. 玫紅山黧豆的種子.

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Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seed germination rather easy! 玫紅山黧豆種子還蠻容易孵的!

Cold hardy perennial/climber with edible roots (as root vegetable in Europe) and fragrant flowers! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in close to moist soil.  Rosy pea fragrant flowers in late spring to late fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Long blooming time.  Good for cut flower.  Tuberous roots can be harvest in next following years.  Roots after cooked is very delicious!  Seeds are toxic if ingested.  USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:2′-4′(H/L) X 3″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs/tubers, layering or division.   Self seeds easily.  This climber require structure to cling on.

極耐寒強健的多年生草本爬藤,它是歐洲常見根莖類蔬菜並能開有香味的花!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的偏濕潤土壤中.  春末到秋末開粉紅色有香味的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  花期很長.  適合切花. 膨大的地下根莖來年就可以開始採收.  煮食料理後非常好吃!  種子有小毒不可食用.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅3吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子,球根/地下根莖或分株方式來進行.  植株容易自行落子繁殖.  雖株高不高仍須設矮籬/網助其攀爬.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/82502/#b  http://www.globalspecies.org/ntaxa/770862

 

Fragrant Plantainlily (Hosta plantaginea)香玉簪

Fragrant Plantainlily (Hosta plantaginea)香玉簪

Fragrant Plantainlily (Hosta plantaginea)香玉簪

Fragrant Plantainlily (Hosta plantaginea)香玉簪

Also called August lily. It is one of fragrant hostas. Hardy perennial and it is very easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil. This is not good in full shade location. Large white flowers bloom in August, the flowers are with strong pleasant sweet fragrance similar with jasmine flowers. Good for cut flower. USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) x 2′-4′(W). Easy to propagate by dividing the plant clumps in early spring.

香玉簪又名八月百合. 是玉簪中少數有香味的. 它是強健的多年生草本花卉且非常容易栽種在全日照到半日照濕潤的土壤. 夏天開白色強香大花有著像茉莉花的怡人甜香. 適合做為切花花材. 非常耐寒. 成熟株高為1.5-2呎,寬幅為2-4呎. 容易於初春分株繁殖.

Kenilworth Ivy(Cymbalaria muralis)鐃鈸花

Kenilworth Ivy(Cymbalaria muralis)鐃鈸花

Kenilworth Ivy(Cymbalaria muralis)鐃鈸花

Kenilworth Ivy(Cymbalaria muralis)鐃鈸花

Kenilworth Ivy(Cymbalaria muralis) on natural vertical stone wall 在天然直立石牆上垂吊的鐃鈸花

Kenilworth Ivy(Cymbalaria muralis) on natural vertical stone wall 在天然直立石牆上垂吊的鐃鈸花

Very hardy perennial with ivy kind of tiny foliage. Very dense low mound ground cover with yellow centered tiny snapdragon shape lavender flowers for months from summer to fall. Excellent for rock garden or roof garden. Very easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location or in pots. Easy to propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or dividing the plants in early spring or fall. Evergreen and tolerants light foot traffic. USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:5-7cm(H) x 30-45cm(W).

非常強健的多年生草花有著類似常春藤般的迷你葉形. 密度高,匍匐型的低矮地被,花形類似金魚草,花心有黃色點,花為淡紫色.花小而多,花期很長從夏天到秋天. 適宜種在全日照到半日照處,岩砌花園,盆植或做為吊盆亦佳. 容易以種子,扦插,壓條或分株來繁殖. 常綠. 不是太耐踩. 成熟株高5-7公分,寬幅30-45公分.