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Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) 非洲冰花

Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) 非洲冰花

2016-01-04 013 (Medium)

Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) seeds. 非洲冰花的細小種子.

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Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) seeds germinate quickly! 非洲冰花的種子很快就發芽了!

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Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) 非洲冰花

Edible succulent annual or tender perennial/annual.  It has been grown for its leaves as snack to eat them raw or with some seasonings.  Or like in Japan the plants have been made to vegetable salt as a product.  Easy to grow in full sun warm climate in salty soil.   Or water them with salt water.  Easy to propagate from seeds. Small white daisy like flowers in summer.  Mature plant size:6-8cm(H) X 60-120cm(W).  Seeds germinate temperature in between 15C to 20C.  Plants are best growing in between 25C to 30C.   Good to start the seeds in 6 weeks before summer.   USDA Zones:10+. Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

又稱為冰葉日中花,番杏科日中花屬的多肉一年生草本或壽命短的多年生. 常被種來當生食用的葉菜/蔬菜零食或當成蔬菜鹽(因其含鹽高,有鹹味).容易栽種在全日照處的含鹽土壤中.  或溫暖地區以普通土壤種植但以鹽水來澆灌培養. 容易以種子來繁殖.  夏開白色小菊花似的花朵.  多低矮但橫向生長,故成熟株高僅6-8公分,寬幅可達2-4呎.  種子發芽適溫為15-20度C之間. 植株最佳生長溫度則為25-30度C. 喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesembryanthemum_crystallinum   http://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%86%B0%E5%8F%B6%E6%97%A5%E4%B8%AD%E8%8A%B1                                                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57572/                                      http://bid.apnec.com/zen-cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=935     http://www.iceplant.com.tw/portfolio_page/%E5%86%B0%E8%8A%B1%E7%B5%90%E6%99%B6%E6%88%90%E7%86%9F/                          http://www.ksonplant.com.tw/product02_4.htm

 

Greater burdock/Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根. Roots section view. 根部橫剖面圖.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根. Roots section view. 根部橫剖面圖.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡

Edible burdock seed packet. (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡的種子包.

Edible burdock seeds.(Arctium lappa) 牛蒡的種子

Edible burdock seeds.(Arctium lappa) 牛蒡的種子

Super hardy biennial herb/root vegetable.   Easy to grow.  USDA Zones:2-10. Mature size:2′-8′(H) X 3′-4′(W). Arctium lappa is  commonly called greater burdock/edible burdock is sunflower family, hardy vegetable mainly growing for its long root. It has become an invasive weed in some countries where do not how to consume them.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought and cold tolerant. No maintenance.   This plant is not just edible as food also medicinal.  Red-purple flowers in late spring to mid summer.  Self seeds easily.  Propagate by seeds.

牛蒡是強健的草藥/根莖類蔬菜.  二年生草本植物.  極易栽種.  耐寒又耐熱.  成熟株高2-8呎,寬幅3-4呎. 它是向日葵家族的一員,是種來取極長的根部為蔬菜.  由於極強健又耐寒耐熱耐旱,無須維護.  所以對不知如何食用它的國家而言變成強勢的雜草.  它不僅是根莖類蔬菜亦可藥用. 栽種以全日照到半日照處種植為佳. 紫紅偏藍的花於春末到仲夏開花.  容易自行結籽繁殖.  繁殖以種子為主.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctium_lappa

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%89%9B%E8%92%A1

http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/burdock-root.html

http://cht.a-hospital.com/w/%E7%89%9B%E8%92%A1

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) 澳洲袋鼠草

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) 澳洲袋鼠草

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Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seedling looks like Iris. 澳洲袋鼠草小苗看起 來很像鳶尾.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seedling is growing the second leaf. 澳洲袋鼠草小苗長出第2片葉.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seedling is growing the second leaf. 澳洲袋鼠草小苗長出第2片葉.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seedling is growing the second leaf. 澳洲袋鼠草小苗長出第2片葉.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seedling is growing the second leaf. 澳洲袋鼠草小苗長出第2片葉.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seed germination. 澳洲袋鼠草種子孵出.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) seed germination. 澳洲袋鼠草種子孵出.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw seed pod and seeds.(Anigozanthos manglesii) 澳洲袋鼠草種莢與種子.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw seed pod and seeds.(Anigozanthos manglesii) 澳洲袋鼠草種莢與種子.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw seeds. (Anigozanthos manglesii) 澳洲袋鼠草種子.

Red-and-green Kangaroo Paw seeds. (Anigozanthos manglesii) 澳洲袋鼠草種子.

What a showy flower!  This easy to grow perennial is native in Western Australia.   Although you can see them more common now growing for cut flower use and as garden plants.  Red and green flowers in spring and set seeds easily.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Plants prefer full sun to partial shade.  Foliage looks like Iris.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) x 1′(W).  Propagation by seeds or dividing the plants.

好個紅綠搭配的花!  它是原生於西澳的多年生草花,   雖然有不少種袋鼠草可是它們的顏色對比都沒有它紅綠對比的強烈,多人工栽培用做庭園觀賞和切花用.   在原生地它是鳥媒花,庭園栽種的話最好是能人工授粉來結子繁殖.      春天開花,花吸引蜂蝶及鳥類.  喜全日照到半日照溫暖的環境. 葉片像是鳶尾科的葉.  容易栽種.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬約1呎.  以種子或分株來繁殖.

Digiplexis Foxglove (Dititalis ‘Berry Canary’) 毛地黃

Digiplexis Foxglove (Dititalis ‘Berry Canary’) 毛地黃

Digiplexis Foxglove (Dititalis 'Berry Canary')毛地黃

Digiplexis Foxglove (Dititalis ‘Berry Canary’) 毛地黃

Digiplexis Foxglove (Dititalis 'Berry Canary')毛地黃

Digiplexis Foxglove (Dititalis ‘Berry Canary’) 毛地黃

A tender perennial/biennial.  This variety is 2 color tones.  Mature size:2′(H) X 2′(W). Not as tall as traditional type so no need to stake!  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Beautiful deep pink outside and creamy yellow inside is very attractive.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones: 8+.  Toxic if ingested.

美麗不耐寒的多年生/二年生草花.  這個品種是雙色花.  成熟株高2呎,寬幅2呎.  沒有傳統的毛地黃那麼高到需要支架支撐!  以種植於全日照到半日照處為佳.  漂亮的雙色花朵外層是深粉紅色內層是淡鵝黃色,花色很吸引人.  花是吸引蜂蝶及蜂鳥的蜜源.  適合切花.  不耐寒,在溫帶地區當做一年生草花來養.  有毒勿食.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷

Angelica plants are seeding. (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷植株結籽中.

Angelica plants are seeding. (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷植株結籽中.

Angelica foliage.(Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷的葉.

Angelica foliage.(Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷的葉.

Angelica stalks as thick as sugar canes. (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷的莖底部跟甘蔗一樣粗.

Angelica stalks as thick as sugar canes. (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷的莖底部跟甘蔗一樣粗.

Angelica seeds are mature and drying. (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷種子成熟風乾中.

Angelica seeds are mature and drying. (Angelica archangelica) 歐白芷種子成熟風乾中.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) seed germination. 歐白芷種子孵出.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) seed germination. 歐白芷種子孵出.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) seedlings growing true leaves. 歐白芷小苗長出本葉.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) seedlings growing true leaves. 歐白芷小苗長出本葉.

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Angelica (Angelica archangelica) the mother plant die after late fall seeding and then the small seedling continue to grow in winter. 歐白芷母株結子後凋亡,種子掉落長出子株的冬天樣子.

Biennial herb.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant green white flowers in late spring to mid summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Aromatic foliage and seeds and roots are used for medicine, perfume and cosmetic products.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6′-8′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds.

二年生的當歸屬草本植物.  這個藥草最好是栽種在全日照到半日照處.  綠白色花於春末開到仲夏然後結籽.  花吸引蜂蝶.  有香氣的葉與種子與根常用來提煉為藥物,香精及化桩品類的產品.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟植株高6-8呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  用種子來繁殖.

Felty germander/Germanders (Teucrium capitatum) 香科科

Felty germander /Germanders (Teucrium capitatum) 香科科

2015-08-27 019 (Medium)

Felty germander/Germanders (Teucrium capitatum) seeds. 香科科的種子.

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Felty germander/Germanders (Teucrium capitatum) seeds germinated in rather short time. 香科科的種子很快就發芽了.

A hardy fragrant medicinal sub-shrub.  Tiny white/yellow flowers. Fragrant.  Medicinal herb. — “The felty germander has commonly been used as a herbal medicine to treat a variety of conditions, including diabetes, inflammation, seizures, insect bites and bacterial infections. Its leaves have also been used in steam baths for colds and fevers and in herbal teas. However, there is evidence that extracts of this plant can cause hepatitis (damage to the liver). " — quote from http://www.arkive.org/felty-germander/teucrium-capitatum/

Best growing in full sun location in well drained soil.  Good for rock garden.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Easy to grow and propagate.  USDA Zones:7-10.  Mature size:6″-1.5′(H).  Propagate by seeds.

香科科屬植物.  是香草也是藥草,用於治療糖尿病,消炎,止抽搐,蚊蟲咬傷,細菌性發炎.  不過要慎用,高劑量會造成肝臟的傷害.  最好是種在全日照的排水佳土壤. 容易栽種.   以種子繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teucrium_capitatum               http://www.reherb.eu/en/content/teucrium-capitatum                    http://www.arkive.org/felty-germander/teucrium-capitatum/                                         http://www.flowehttp://www.arkive.org/felty-germander/teucrium-capitatum/rsinisrael.com/Teucriumcapitatum_page.htm               http://luirig.altervista.org/flora/taxa/index1.php?scientific-name=teucrium+capitatum

Sea Lavender/German Statice (Limonium platyphyllum) 平葉磯松

Sea Lavender/German Statice (Limonium platyphyllum)  平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum)  平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum) 平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum)  平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum) 平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum)  平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum) 平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum)  平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum) 平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum)  平葉磯松

Sea LavenderGerman Statice (Limonium platyphyllum) 平葉磯松

This hardy perennial is very common seen in any flower store.   Its flowers are often used to give flower bouquet volume and misty colour.  Easy to grow it in full sun to partial shade location.  Plants are quite drought tolerant once established.       USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 1.5′-3′(W).  Tiny lavender flowers in summer. Excellent for cut flower!  Propagate usually by division but also can be propagated by seeds. 

它是強健的多年生草花常見於花店的切花用花材.  它的花常用於花束用以增加花束的體積及常用配花.  容易栽種於全日照到半日照處.  植株根系穩固後是很耐旱的.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅1.5-3呎.  夏天開花.花梗上佈滿小紫花很適合當切花花材!  繁殖方式多以分株方式無性繁殖,但也可用種子作有性繁殖.