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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) 灰白益母草

2017-06-22 Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草 (1) - Copy

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

2017-06-22 Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草 (3) - Copy

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Cold hardy perennial herb.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pink-white flowers in early summer to late summer.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Self seeds easily.   One of many useful common weeds. Could be invasive– by growing in shadier location will slow down the growth and propagation speed.   Medicinal.

它是強健耐寒多年生藥草.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  初夏到夏末開粉紅色到白色的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎, 寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖. 它是眾多常見有用雜草中之一.  可能為強勢植物–種植在日照較弱處會令其生長與繁殖力減弱.   花莖葉均可藥用.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonurus_cardiaca                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%81%b0%e7%99%bd%e7%9b%8a%e6%af%8d%e8%8d%89                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/40818/                 http://baike.baidu.com/item/%E7%81%B0%E7%99%BD%E7%9B%8A%E6%AF%8D%E8%8D%89