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Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合

Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合

2018-03-01 Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合 (1) - Copy

Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) seeds. 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合的種子.

Tropical tuberous perennial with edible tubers.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in sandy soil.  Tubers are edible raw or cooked, juicy, crispy with mild flavor.  Small pink flowers in spring to summer.  Each flower only last one day.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6″-1.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Suitable for containers.

異蕊草屬的多年生草花(該屬的中文通稱為流蘇百合)這物種有著可以食用的根部.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日ˊ照處的砂質土壤. 塊根可以生食或煮食脆而多汁但沒啥特別的味道.  春道夏開粉色小花.  單朵花僅能維持一天便凋謝了. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高6吋到1.5呎, 寬幅9吋到1呎. 繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.   適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thysanotus_tuberosus                                                         https://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Thysanotus+tuberosus        http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Thysanotus~tuberosus