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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木

Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) 北美鐵木

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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) hop like seedheads in fall. 北美鐵木秋天成熟的種莢長得很像是啤酒花.

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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) tree trunk. 北美鐵木的樹幹.

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Hophornbeam or American Ironwood(Ostrya virginiana) one flaky piece contain only one seed. 北美鐵木啤酒花樣的種莢每片打開內僅有一枚種子.

Native deciduous tree.  Its timber is very dense!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade location.   USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:20′-40′(H/W).  Fall foliage from green to yellow/orange. Propagate by seeds.  Slow growth.     Plant may cause skin irritation/allergic reaction, wear gloves!

耐蔭落葉樹有著高密度木材,長速慢. 秋天葉色為明亮的橘黃色.

Reference links:                                                                                                                                         https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostrya_virginiana                       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56489/                                                       http://www.wood-database.com/hophornbeam/                       https://www.ontario.ca/page/ironwood

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Annatto (Bixa orellana) 胭脂樹

Annatto (Bixa orellana) 胭脂樹

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Annatto (Bixa orellana) seeds. 胭脂樹的種子.

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Annatto (Bixa orellana) seed germination in about 2 months. 胭脂樹的種子約2個月發芽.

Tropical tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink flowers in late summer to early winter.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time.  Seed pods from red to reddish brown, beautiful winter attraction in warm climate.  Seeds are ingredient for red food color.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:6′-15′(H) X 10′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Suitable for containers indoors.  Medicinal.

熱帶樹種.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 夏末到冬初開粉紅色花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花期頗長. 種莢於溫暖地區的冬天會由紅轉為紅褐色,頗具觀賞價值.  種子為紅色染料的主要原料.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6-15呎,寬幅10-20呎.  繁殖以種子為主.  適合室內盆植.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annatto                                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%83%AD%E8%84%82%E6%A8%B9%E7%B4%85   http://blog.xuite.net/e2202778/boaboa/66083110-%E8%83%AD%E8%84%82%E6%A8%B9       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55258/#b

Lance Asiabell (Codonopsis lanceolata) 羊乳

Lance Asiabell (Codonopsis lanceolata) 羊乳

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Lance Asiabell (Codonopsis lanceolata) seeds. 羊乳的種籽.

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Lance Asiabell (Codonopsis lanceolata) seeds start to germinate in a week. 羊乳的種子約1週開始發芽.

Cold hardy perennial climing vine.  Also is know as ‘Bonnet Bellflower’ and deodeok.  Native in East of Asia.  Usually are grown as root vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained soil.  Maroon and green bell shaped flowers facing downwards in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:6-8.  Mature size:4′-10′(H/L) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

羊乳又名土黨蔘,為桔梗科黨參屬.  耐寒強健的多年生草本爬藤.  原生於東亞. 通常是種植來做為根莖類蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳土壤.  夏季到秋季開暗紅色與綠色的向下開的鈴狀花. 花徑約3公分.   花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒不太耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長4-10呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codonopsis_lanceolata                              https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%be%8a%e4%b9%b3_(%e6%a4%8d%e7%89%a9)          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/97933/

River Bank Grape or Frost Grape (Vitis riparia) 河岸葡萄

River Bank Grape or Frost Grape (Vitis riparia) 河岸葡萄

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River Bank Grape or Frost Grape (Vitis riparia) fruit from green ripe to dark in fall. 河岸葡萄的果實由綠於秋天時成熟後轉黑.

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River Bank Grape or Frost Grape (Vitis riparia) small edible fruit ripe to dark color, acidic. 河岸葡萄的小小可食葡萄,由綠成熟轉紫黑色,味酸.

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River Bank Grape or Frost Grape (Vitis riparia) each fruit contains 1-3 seeds. 河岸葡萄一小果裡面種子有1-3顆.

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River Bank Grape or Frost Grape (Vitis riparia) viable seeds. 河岸葡萄的有效種子.

Cold hardy native fruit vine.  Long life span.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fussy yellow flowers in late spring, follow by edible fruit in fall.  Fruit are edible for human and wild life.  Fruit from green mature to dark.  Fruit is small, taste not bad but on acidic side. USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:40′-60′(H/L) X 6′-8′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or buddings.  Excellent for grafting used root stock.  No particular pest or disease, suitable for naturalizing.

北美原生耐寒的可食性果實木本藤.  很長壽的植物.   容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末開小小黃色穗狀花,秋天時可食性果實成熟.  果實人與野生動物皆可食用.  果實成熟會由綠轉黑.  果實小,味道還不錯但是偏酸.   耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長:40-60呎,寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,分芽的方式來進行.  很適合用於嫁接用的砧木.   無特別病蟲害,適合無維護的自然放任的花園種植.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitis_riparia                                                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/58372/#b                                         http://www.pfaf.org/USER/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Vitis+riparia           https://www.worldseedsupply.com/product/vitis-riparia-river-bank-grape-frost-grape-seeds/

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) in the wild. 野外生長的毛瓣毛蕊花

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) seed pods are mature. 毛瓣毛蕊花結的種莢成熟了.

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) seeds from 1 mature seed pod. 毛瓣毛蕊花的1個成熟種莢取出的種子.

Biennial wildflower.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow or white flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seed.  Self seeded freely.  Could be invasive.  But can be controlled by deadheading or removing the unwanted seedlings.   Plant has shallow roots.   Seedlings stays evergreen through winter.

二年生草本的野花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  黃色花或者白色花於夏天開到初秋.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖,所以可能成為強勢植物.  但可以摘去謝掉的花朵不使結子,以及除去多餘不想要種植的自生小苗們藉以控制數量.   植株根系淺.  小苗冬天維持常綠.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verbascum_blattaria                                                        http://ontariowildflowers.com/main/species.php?id=90                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%AF%9B%E7%93%A3%E6%AF%9B%E8%95%8A%E8%8A%B1                   http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/435/

Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) flowers. 檸檬貓薄荷的花.

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) 檸檬貓薄荷

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Lemon Catnip (Nepeta cataria ‘Citriodora’) seeds. 檸檬貓薄荷的種子.

Biennial herb.  Lemon catnip, cats love to eat and smell the plant!  Aromatic.  This is probably the best fragrance of all catnip! Very pleasant! 🙂 Easy to grow from seeds!  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pale pink to white flowers in summer to fall.  Whole plant has nice lemony fragrance!  USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds. Medicinal.  Edible for humans as well for calming.   Suitable for growing in containers.

二年生香草. 檸檬貓薄荷,貓咪很愛吃也很愛聞它的味道! 這種大概是諸多貓薄荷中是最香最好聞的了!  🙂 容易由種子來栽種!  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小的淡粉到白色的花從夏天開到秋天.  全株有著好聞的香濃檸檬味!  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.   沒錯,人也可以用不過和貓的作用相反,對人則變成有放鬆,鎮靜,助眠等作用.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.cat-world.com.au/all-about-catnip.html                                                               https://www.newlifeonahomestead.com/catnip-edible-medicinal-herb/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54879/#b                              http://www.floralencounters.com/Seeds/seed_detail.jsp?productid=99528                 http://www.twwiki.com/wiki/%E6%AA%B8%E6%AA%AC%E8%B2%93%E8%96%84%E8%8D%B7

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Sage (Salvia indica) 鼠尾草

Wild Sage seed packet. (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草種子包與種子.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) first seed germination start on day 9. 野鼠尾草第一顆種子於第九日開始發芽.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) seedling. Whole plant is covered with fine hair. 野鼠尾草的小苗. 整株被有細毛.

This tropical short lived perennial has showy flowers!  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  Violet/lavender flowers in all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Drought-tolerant once establish.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

這種生長年限短的熱帶多年生草花有著顯眼的花朵!  容易栽種.   最好栽種在溫暖地帶, 全日照到半日照處.  全年可開藍紫色花朵.  花朵為頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥的蜜源.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_indica           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98534/                 https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4486                                             http://b-and-t-world-seeds.com/cartall.asp?species=Salvia%20indica&sref=86245