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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) fruit inner flesh and seed.哥倫比亞青龍眼果肉與種子.

Tropical fruit tree.  Fruit looks like small lime.  The inside flesh is silky and flavorful but not as sweet and firm just to compare with longan (Dimocarpus longan).  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white fragrant flowers in late winter to mid spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size: 40′(H) X 20′-30′(W). Propagate by seeds or layering.

熱帶果樹.  果實外觀像是小顆青檸.  果肉多汁酸甜適中,口感絲滑偏軟. 與龍眼相比,龍眼較甜,果肉口感也較紮實. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 冬末到仲春開白色芳香的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎,寬幅20-30呎.  繁殖以種子或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melicoccus_bijugatus     https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/102874/        http://www.iplantz.com/plant/1044/melicoccus-bijugatus/

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Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) 櫟葉繡球

Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) 櫟葉繡球

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Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) has nice red fall color. 櫟葉繡球的秋天紅葉很美.

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Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) has nice red fall color. 櫟葉繡球的秋天紅葉很美.

Cold hardy flowering shrub with red fall color!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Large white flower heads are very showy in summer.  Oak leaf shaped foliage from green turn rather bright red or orange red in fall.  Nice texture and vibrant color in fall!  USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:6′-8′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

耐寒強健的開花灌木有著紅色的秋色!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開極大串的鼎生花序.  櫟葉般的葉片於秋天時由綠轉鮮紅或橙紅色.  這和其他植物的葉形葉色相搭非常好看!  耐冷也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrangea_quercifolia              https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/131 http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=d380

Long-stamen Chive (Allium macrostemon) 薤白

Long-stamen Chive (Allium macrostemon) 薤白

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Long-stamen Chive (Allium macrostemon) bulbs. 薤白的球根.

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Long-stamen Chive (Allium macrostemon) 薤白

Cold hardy bulbous perennial/vegetable/herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Long leaves are hollow.  Whole plant with garlic/chives odor, spicy.  Pale red/purple flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.    USDA Zones:5-10. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs, offsets or division.  Medicinal.

耐寒多年生草本球根植物/蔬菜/料理香草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  有著中空的狹長葉片.  全草有蒜韭味道,辛辣. 淡淡的紅色/紫色花於夏天盛開.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅6吋到9吋呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,側芽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/Allium_macrostemon                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%A4%E7%99%BD                 http://cht.a-hospital.com/w/%E8%96%A4%E7%99%BD

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木

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American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) in September with ripe inedible berries. 九月時的北美楤木不可食用的成熟小果實結果纍纍.

Native perennial with small berries.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small green flowers in late spring to summer, followed by inedible small maroon berries in summer.  Berries attract birds to feed on.  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal herb.   Excellent for naturalizing.

楤木屬的北美原生多年生草本,能結鳥類可食但是人類不可食用的小果實.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到夏天開綠色的小花,花後結小果實由綠轉暗紅,雖然人類不能食用其果實但鳥類很愛吃.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.  適合自然野放生長.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aralia_racemosa                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1522/#b                      http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=v270

Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) 斐濟果

Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) 斐濟果

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Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) seeds. 斐濟果的種子.

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Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) seeds germination in a month. 斐濟果的種子約1個月會發芽.

Tropical fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Red and white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Edible sweet juicy fruit is very fragrant.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:8′-10′(H) X 4′-6′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

熱帶果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末夏初開紅色帶白色的花朵.  結的可食果實很香甜多汁.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高8-10呎,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acca_sellowiana            https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%96%90%E6%BF%9F%E6%9E%9C              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1398/#b

 

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

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Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Cold hardy perennial succulent.  Evergreen ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought tolerant.  Small yellow flowers in summer.  Blue-green foliage.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-11.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Suitable for containers.  Excellent for alpine or rock garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草本,多肉植物.  常綠地被.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 耐旱.  夏開黃色小花.  植株為藍綠色. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  極其耐寒也很耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行. 適合盆植.  很適合高山型或岩砌花園種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/975/blue-spruce-stonecrop/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/3294/#b

 

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 緬梔or雞蛋花

Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 緬梔or雞蛋花

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Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seedlings are growing true leaves.緬梔or雞蛋花實生小苗長出本葉.

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Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seedlings start to grow true leaves. 緬梔or雞蛋花小苗開始長出本葉了.

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Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seeds germinate in 4 days. 緬梔or雞蛋花的種子4天就孵出.

Tropical flowering tree.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow, orange or red flowers in summer to full, flowers have strong sweet fragrance!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:2′-10′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.   Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable for containers.

夾竹桃科緬梔屬的開花樹. 容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  花色或黃色或橘色或者為紅色,夏到秋季盛開,有濃郁甜香!  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅2-10呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,高壓的方式來進行. 植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumeria                                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%B7%AC%E6%A2%94%E8%8A%B1            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1142/#b