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Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) 海葡萄

Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) 海葡萄

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Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) seeds. 海葡萄的種子.

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Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera) seedlings. 海葡萄從種子發芽到實生小苗出葉.

Tropical tender perennial with edible fruit.  Tolerant seaside high salt content environment. Foliage from green change to red in fall.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant small white flowers in clusters from mid spring to mid summer.   USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Suitable growing in containers.  Drought-tolerant once plant is established.

熱帶不耐寒多年生植物,其果實如葡萄可以食用. 能耐海濱高鹽份的環境. 葉片於秋冷時會由綠轉紅,溫暖氣候區則呈常綠.  容易栽種與繁殖. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  成串的白色小花有香味,從仲春開到仲夏.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅:6-8呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  適合盆植. 植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccoloba_uvifera                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e6%b5%b7%e8%91%a1%e8%90%84                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1869/#b            http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E6%B5%B7%E8%91%A1%E8%90%84/%E6%B5%B7%E8%91%A1%E8%90%84.htm

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’ aka ‘Crimsom Crane’) 平塚堇’紅鶴’ seeds. 平塚堇種子.

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’) seeds germination in over 8 months with covering with light soil and moist keeping medium. 10 seeds only 5 germinated. 平塚堇種子孵10出5,室溫覆土避光保濕,歷時8個多月.

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’) has unique foliage shape. 平塚堇的葉片相當特別.

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Higo Violet (Viola chaerophylloides ‘Benizuru’) seed pods. 平塚堇的種莢.

Hardy perennial.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  It has unique foliage compare with the most of Violas.   This cultivation ‘Red Crane’ should be with red flowers in late spring.  Flowers have musky strong  floral fragrance. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:3″-6″(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds (I found these seeds have rather long germination period, over 8 months! ), division.

強健多年生草花.  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  和其他堇菜類相比,這種堇菜的葉形相當特別. 原生是白花的,這個是園藝品種’紅鶴’是紅花品種,春末開花.  花有類似麝香味的強香.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 尚為耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6吋,寬幅6″-1呎.  繁殖方式以種子(種子孵種需時蠻久的,我孵是超過8個月)或分株方式來進行.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_chaerophylloides                          http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/chigusa/item/367317/ https://garden.org/plants/view/118793/Higo-Violet-Viola-chaerophylloides/                      http://www.onrockgarden.com/plant_of_the_month/2013-01          https://selina-m.ru/show.php?name_cat=6&page=123

 

Sweet Olive(Osmamthus fragrans var. thunbergii)金桂

Sweet Olive(Osmamthus fragrans var. thunbergii)金桂

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Sweet Olive(Osmamthus fragrans var. thunbergii) seeds. 金桂種子.

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Sweet Olive(Osmamthus fragrans var. thunbergii) seeds germinate easier and faster after removing the hard shell.金桂去殼後比較好孵也比較快出芽.

Tropical tree, the value with its small but extremly fragrant golden yellower in mid summer. This variety has thicker and larger foliage and also cold hardier than other varieties. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:7-10.   Mature size:30′(H) X 15′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings grafting or air layering.  Fragrant flowers are often used in tea, deserts, can be preserved in jam or honey.

熱帶樹種,價值在於它受歡迎的極香的,開放於仲夏間的小小金黃色花朵. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  金桂花朵金黃,香氣較為濃郁有著較厚較大的葉片,也較為耐寒. 桂花類一般喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高30呎,寬幅15呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插,嫁接或高壓方式來進行.  桂花的香花常用來泡茶,料理成菜或甜點,做成桂花蜜來保存.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osmanthus_fragrans
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%A1%82%E8%8A%B1
http://www.nurcar.com/featurdplants/html/osmanthus.html
http://plants.meadowsfarms.com/12170013/Plant/13962/Fragrant_Tea_Olive

Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia)慈姑

Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia) 慈姑

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Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia) bulbs are commonly sold in Asian supermarket.慈姑球根亞洲超市都有在賣.

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Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia) bulbs turning green when in warm and moist condition. 慈姑球根在保濕保溫下轉綠了.

 

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Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia) bulb is forming roots. Where the roots grow is always higher up not the bottom of the bulb as other plants. 慈姑球根發根了,它的根長在球根上面而非像其他植物一樣發根在球的底部.

 

Hardy aquatic perennial/root vegetable.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil (or in pond).  White flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:6-11.  Mature size:2′-3′(H/W).  Propagate by rhizomes/bulbs, offsets or division.  Medicinal.  Bulbs are edible after cooked, it is starchy and crispy.  It is one of the edible weed!  Suitable for growing in containers.

慈姑是強健多年生的水生植物/根莖類蔬菜.  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土中(或池塘中).  夏天開白色花朵,頗吸引蜂類. 耐寒也耐熱!  成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅亦同.  繁殖方式以球根,側芽/走莖或分株方式來進行.  有藥用價值.  秋後植株生長出膨大的球根,球根煮後可以食用,含高澱粉,脆脆的.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sagittaria_sagittifolia                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%85%88%E5%A7%91                  http://www.meishij.net/%E6%85%88%E8%8F%87                      http://www.kdais.gov.tw/view.php?catid=989&print=1   http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/31458/#b

 

Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) 愛玉

Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) 愛玉

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Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila) fruit. 薜荔的枝葉與果.

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Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) seeds germination. 愛玉種子孵出.

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Creeping Fig(Ficus pumila var. awkeotsang) seeds. 愛玉的種子.

Tropical woody evergreen vine.  Very hardy.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  This type of creeping fig is growing for its seeds, its seeds can be bagged in a clean cotton bag and hand in mineral water to set the jelly.  This jelly has unique fragrance, it is common in Asia for dessert in syrup serve cold with a bit of lemon juice to add some flavour.  Plant is either male or female.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:30′-40′(H/L) X 12′-15′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or division.  Fast growing, could be invasive.

熱帶木本常綠藤.  非常強健. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤中. 這類薜荔/愛玉除了綠化外更可以結果,果實中的種子可以裝入棉袋在礦泉水中洗出愛玉凍. 洗出的愛玉凍可以加入糖水與少許檸檬汁添加風味冰鎮後為好吃的甜點.  植株為雄性或雌性.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅12-15呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓或分株方式來進行.  生長快速,可能為強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficus_pumila_var._awkeotsang
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%84%9B%E7%8E%89%E5%AD%90
分辨愛玉果實公母的方法
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5ERWWnpd_E                                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2029/

 

Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)沙棘

Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)沙棘

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Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) dried fruit. 沙棘的乾果.

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Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) seeds germinate quickly. 沙棘的種子蠻快孵出的.

Very hardy fruit tree/shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow/orange flowers in spring.  Edible orange acidic fruit ripe in late summer to fall.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:6′-8′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   To fruit will require male and female plant. Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.   Medicinal.

非常強健的果樹/灌木. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春開黃橘色的花朵.  可食用但口味偏酸的果實於夏末到秋天成熟. 極其耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高6-8呎,寬幅2-3呎.  種植欲結果需要雄株與雌株同時開花授粉才能結果.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.  極具藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippophae                                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%B2%99%E6%A3%98%E5%B1%9E                                     http://baike.baidu.com/subview/40313/16554136.htm                                         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54046/

 

Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) 重瓣蔓長春

Periwinkle Blue Double  (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) 重瓣蔓長春

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Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) 重瓣蔓長春

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Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) 重瓣蔓長春

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Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) 重瓣蔓長春

 

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Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) grow fast from lower image to this image. This is big enough, this image was taken before planting. 重瓣蔓長春長速蠻快的由下圖到這圖僅數月. 夠大了已經地植.

 

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Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles’) 重瓣蔓長春

Very hardy evergreen ground cover.  This perennial variety is less seen.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun, partial shade location but also tolerant in full shade although less flowers.  Blue double flowers major bloom in mid to late spring but small amount throughout from summer to late fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones: 4-9.  Mature size:4″-6″(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by cuttings, layering or division.  Plant is toxic if ingested.  Medicinal.

非常強健常綠的地被植物.  這種多年生草花的品種較為罕見. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照,半日照處但也能耐較蔭處只不過花會開得少些.  藍色重瓣花主花期為仲春到春末但一直會有少量花續開到秋末.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  成熟株高4-6吋,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以扦插,壓條或分株方式來進行.   植株有毒勿食.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/vinca-minor-double-bowles.html        http://www.berrynurseries.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=plants.plantDetail&plant_id=77