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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seed packet. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子包.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子.

Also are known as huauzontle or lamb’s quarters.   Annual vegetable/grain crop.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Bright magenta-red leaves is very striking and ornamental.  You can harvest the leaves and eat them as spinach.  The seeds/grain form quickly after flowering.  Very hardy plant!  It is very nutritious crop!   Mature size:6′(H) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seed freely.

一種一年生的藜,葉片可作葉菜料理如同菠菜,種子營養豐富可做為穀類. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小苗及成熟株的紅葉很具觀賞價值.  植株於開花後很快就結子. 非常強健的植物!  由於作為穀類營養豐富所以這類作物常作為養生植物.  成熟株高可達6呎,寬幅1呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.rareseeds.com/red-aztec-spinach-huauzontle-/                 https://www.wildgardenseed.com/product_info.php?products_id=70       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/73991/#b https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chenopodium_berlandieri



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/



English Daisy (Bellis perennis) 雛菊

English Daisy (Bellis perennis) 雛菊

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English Daisy (Bellis perennis ‘Habanera Red’) 雛菊

Cold hardy biennial or perennial but in warm region it is treated as annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White/pink/red flowers in late spring to summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:6″(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.

耐寒強健的二年生或多年生草花,但在溫暖的地區因不耐熱只能當一年生. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末到夏季開白/粉紅/紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜冷不耐熱.  成熟株高6吋,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellis_perennis                                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e9%9b%9b%e8%8f%8a                                https://www.swallowtailgardenseeds.com/perennials/english_daisy.html     http://www.paghat.com/quilleddaisy.html

Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) 山白竹

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Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) foliage. 山白竹的葉.

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Kuma Zasa Bamboo (Sasa veitchii) root cuttings.  山白竹的根芽.

This low mound of bamboo is common in Japan.  Evergreen.  Green leaves through coldness will develop white edge, other kind of fall color!  Often used as ground cover and low hedges.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:3’/4′-6′(H/W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizomes/tubers/bulbs or division.  Young shoots is edible when cooked.  Leaves are used to make tea in Japan.  Medicinal.

禾本科山白竹屬. 這種低矮的竹類是日本所常見的.  常綠.  綠葉於秋冬寒冷時會形成綠葉上有白色邊,是另類的秋色.  多用於地被或低矮綠籬.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅為3-4呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根芽/走莖或分株的方式來進行.  嫩芽料理後可食.  在日本葉子可用於泡茶.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.bamboogarden.com/Sasa%20veitchii.htm                                 http://www.naturalmedicinalherbs.net/herbs/s/sasa-veitchii=kuma-zasa.php              http://www.midatlanticbamboo.com/bamboo-frames/bamboo-0001.htm                    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2168/

Black Bamboo(Phyllostachys nigra)墨竹/紫竹

Black Bamboo(Phyllostachys nigra墨竹/紫竹

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Black Bamboo(Phyllostachys nigra)墨竹/紫竹

Very unique bamboo!  Young bamboo is green and then age to purple black!  Excellent material for craft!  Beautiful as it is as garden ornamental plant!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:6-9.  Mature size:15′-30′(H) when growing in the ground.  In colder climate will require a good layer of mulch to over winter.  Suitable in container.  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, bulbs/root shoots/offsets or division.  Fast growing!  Could be invasive.

奇特的竹類! 新的竹桿為綠色然後成熟轉為紫黑色!  作為手工藝材料極有特色! 在花園內極具觀賞價值! 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 喜溫暖但也具一定程度上的耐寒. 地植成熟株高可達15-30呎.  冬天最好可以覆以落葉積層來保護.  可以盆植.  繁殖以種子,扦插,根莖的芽點/側芽或分株的方式來進行.  生長速度快!   地植可能為強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1793/                               http://baike.baidu.com/view/295637.htm?fromtitle=%E5%A2%A8%E7%AB%B9&fromid=10800164&type=syn

Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉

Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉

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Shui Bie (Hydrocharis dubia) 水鱉

Tropical hardy aquatic perennial.  In cold climate there is something similar (Hydrocharis morsus‐ranae).  East to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in pond or container.  Floating aquatic but still need soil.  Small white flowers in summer, male and female flowers in same plant.  USDA Zones:9-11.    Mature size:  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.  Suitable growing in small containers.

熱帶強健的多年生水生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的池塘或容器內. 雖為浮水性植物但根部需有泥土才能生長. 夏開小白花,同株雌雄異花. 喜熱不甚耐寒. 成熟株高  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  有藥用價值.  可栽種在小容器內.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrocharis                      http://wmwm5600.nidbox.com/diary/read/8438167                        http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200024722         http://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/ss/SS1048.pdf     http://www.lfes.tc.edu.tw/%E5%AD%B8%E7%BF%92%E5%A4%A9%E5%A0%82/%E7%B6%A0%E6%A0%A1%E5%9C%92%E7%B6%B2%E9%A0%81/%E6%B0%B4%E7%94%9F%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9%E5%8D%8040/%E6%B0%B4%E7%94%9F%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9-%E6%B0%B4%E9%B1%89.htm

Moses-in-a-Basket or Oyster Plant (Rhoeo spathacea) 蚌蘭or紫背三七

Moses-in-a-Basket or Oyster Plant (Rhoeo spathacea) 蚌蘭or紫背三七

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Moses-in-a-Basket or Oyster Plant (Rhoeo spathacea) 蚌蘭or紫背三七

Tropical tender perennial.  Nice green foliage texture with purple/burgundy under side of foliage.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers bloom repeatedly.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

又稱紫背萬年青. 可以食用.  它是熱帶多年生的植物. 綠葉背面是紫色的.  很容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小小的白花開花不斷. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅僅1-2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://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%b4%ab%e8%83%8c%e4%b8%87%e5%b9%b4%e9%9d%92  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tradescantia_spathacea    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/650/