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Myrrh Gum (Commiphora molmol or Commiphora myrrha) 印度沒藥

Myrrh Gum (Commiphora molmol or Commiphora myrrha) 印度沒藥

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Myrrh Gum (Commiphora molmol or Commiphora myrrha) seeds. 印度沒藥的種子.

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Myrrh Gum (Commiphora molmol or Commiphora myrrha) seeds germination in just few days! 印度沒藥的種子幾天就孵出.

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Myrrh Gum (Commiphora molmol or Commiphora myrrha) first germinated seedling is growing seed leaves, more seeds germinated. 印度沒藥第一顆發芽種子苗長出子葉,更多的種子也孵出了.

Tropical deciduous tree for its famous medicinal resin.  Plant is quite prickly with long spines, be careful around it.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained soil.  Small brownish flowers blooms repeatedly.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:10′-20′(H) X 8′-10′(W).  Propagate by seeds (but very low germination rate) or cuttings (best in early spring).  Medicinal.  Drought tolerant.  Suitable for containers.

熱帶落葉喬木有著名的藥用樹膠.  植株有著長刺,要小心避開.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳土壤.   小小褐色花開花不斷. 喜熱不耐寒.  地植成熟株高10-20呎, 寬幅8-10呎.    繁殖以種子(但孵出率不高) 或以扦插的方式(初春最佳)來進行.  藥用.  耐旱.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrrh                                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/沒藥                                                 https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/133259/

 

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Cushion Bush (Calocephalus brownii ‘Silver Bush’ ) 鱗葉菊

Cushion Bush (Calocephalus brownii ‘Silver Bush’ ) 鱗葉菊

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Cushion Bush (Calocephalus brownii ‘Silver Bush’ ) 鱗葉菊

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Cushion Bush (Calocephalus brownii ‘Silver Bush’ ) 鱗葉菊

Tropical hardy perennial/ sub-shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Very attractive silvery white plant coral like structure which go well with other color and textured plants in planters perfectly!  Yellow to white flowers in late spring to early summer.   Good for cut flower.   USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size: 1′-1.5′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.  Drought-tolerant. Evergreen. Excellent in alpine, rock garden or for indoor containers.

熱帶強健的多年生草花/亞灌木.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  銀白珊瑚般的植株很特別好看,花台裡搭配其他葉形葉色的植株特別顯眼好看!  黃白色的小花在春末夏初時開.  適合作為切花花材.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1-1.5呎,其他品種的株高/寬幅各有不同.  繁殖以種子,壓條或扦插的方式來進行.   耐旱.  常綠.  很適合高山,岩砌花園及室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucophyta                        http://www.sohu.com/a/205136706_465390                          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/210903/                    http://www.jaldety.com/variety.asp?id=323&crop_id=17

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

 

Succulent (Echeveria ‘Hulemms’s Minnie Belle’) 多肉–樹狀石蓮

Succulent (Echeveria ‘Hulemms’s Minnie Belle’) 多肉–樹狀石蓮

 

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Succulent (Echeveria ‘Hulemms’ Minnie Belle’) 多肉–樹狀石蓮

One of the nice tropical succulents, perennial. Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  When temperature is cool the tip of foliage turn reddish. Very pretty!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4″-1′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, leaf cuttings, stem cuttings or division.  Suitable for container indoors.  Drought tolerant.

熱帶多肉植物之一,多年生.  容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  氣溫降低時葉片末端會轉紅.  很漂亮! 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4吋到1呎高,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子,葉插法,枝條扦插或分株法來進行. 適合室內盆植. 耐旱.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.groovyplantsranch.com/products/echeveria-hummels-mini-belle  http://ayeah3713883.pixnet.net/blog/post/240246380-%E5%A4%9A%E8%82%89%E6%A4%8D%E7%89%A9-%E6%A8%B9%E7%8B%80%E7%9F%B3%E8%93%AE-echeveria-‘hulemms’s-minnie-belle’

 

 

 

Common Burdock (Arctium minus) 小牛蒡

Common Burdock (Arctium minus)  小牛蒡

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Common Burdock (Arctium minus) 小牛蒡

 

 

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Common Burdock (Arctium minus) mature seed pods and seeds. 小牛蒡成熟的種莢與種子.

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Common Burdock (Arctium minus) seed pods and seeds. 小牛蒡的種莢與成熟散落的種子.

This hardy biennial herb/root vegetable is also a common weed here.  Super hardy, drought tolerant and comes with big sized plant!   Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in mid summer to mid fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 2′-4′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

這是強健的二年生藥草/根莖類蔬菜,同時也是這裡常見的路邊野草.  超級強健,耐旱,能長到蠻大株的!  容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲夏到中秋會開紫色花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅2-4呎.  以種子來繁殖.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctium_minus                   http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/ontweeds/common_burdock.htm#s&l  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/32169/

Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) 海茴香

Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) 海茴香

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) seed germination on top of soil in about 7-10 days in partial shade, in moist warm environment.  海茴香種子不覆土約7-10天孵出於半日照保濕溫暖的環境.

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) is a slow grower. 海茴香長速很慢.

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) plant in a one gal sized pot. 1加侖盆子中的海茴香植株

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) flower buds are forming. 海茴香的花苞形成了.

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) flower buds are forming. 海茴香的花苞形成了.

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) is flowering! 海茴香開花了!

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Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) has many tiny close to pure white flowers. 海茴香有許多幾近純白的小小花朵.

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Can you see Sea Fennel/Samphire (Crithmum maritimum) the tiny flowers in bloom? 看到海茴香的盛開中的小小花朵了嗎?

Hardy perennial vegetable/cooking and medicinal herb.  Succulent like foliage is fragrant.  Native in Mediterranean.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in well drained rockery soil. Pale yellow/white flowers in late winter/early spring to early summer. Flowers attract bees. USDA Zones:7-9. Mature size:1′-3′(H) X 6″-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

強健的多年生蔬菜/香草藥草.   由於葉片厚也歸類於多肉植物,植株有香氣.  原生於地中海地區.  容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照排水佳的礫土. 淡黃色偏白色的小花成簇於冬末春初開到夏初.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不甚耐寒.植株成熟高約1-3呎,寬幅6吋到1.5呎. 繁殖方式以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  具良好的藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crithmum               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2793/

Aloe (Aloe ‘Pink Blush’)矮性觀賞蘆薈

Aloe (Aloe ‘Pink Blush’) 矮性觀賞蘆薈

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Aloe (Aloe ‘Pink Blush’)矮性觀賞蘆薈.

Tropical succulent perennial.  Very hardy and drought tolerant. This dwarf size Aloe has pink foliage, very showy and attractive!  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained medium.  Orange red flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:9″-12″(H/W).  Propagate usually by cuttings or offsets, also can be by seeds.

熱帶多肉多年生植物.  非常強健及耐旱.  這矮性蘆薈的葉片是粉紅色的,很吸引人!  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳介質中.   夏天開橘紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂類.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅9-12吋.  多已側芽/分株來繁殖,也可由種子來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.karacactus.com/aloe_Imagepage_Aloe_0010.htm            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/176365/