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Summer Water Lilies! 夏之睡蓮! Part one — Tropical Water Lilies. 之一 — 熱帶睡蓮

Summer Water Lilies! 夏之睡蓮! Part one — Tropical Water Lilies. 之一 — 熱帶睡蓮

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily. 熱帶子母蓮.

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily. (N. ‘Black Beauty’) 熱帶子母蓮’黑美人’.

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Tropical Viviparous Water Lily. (N. ‘Black Beauty’) 熱帶子母蓮’黑美人’.

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Tropical Water Lily. 香水蓮. Grow from seeds. 從種子孵起的.

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) has more flower buds to come! 子母蓮’黑美人’有更多花苞形成了!

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) have beautiful purple fragrant flowers! 子母蓮’黑美人’的淡紫花又美又香!

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) have beautiful purple fragrant flowers! 子母蓮’黑美人’的淡紫花又美又香!

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) flower bud is forming! 子母蓮’黑美人’的花苞形成了!

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) 子母蓮’黑美人’

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) plant can be propagated from an old leaf, a new plant forming from the leaf node. Not long after breaking the stem, the new plant is starting to form. 子母蓮’黑美人’可以將老葉用於無性繁殖,一株小子母蓮就從葉芽生成了. 這片老葉切斷葉柄後很快就開始形成小株.

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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea ‘Black Beauty’) plant can be propagated from an old leaf, a new plant forming from the leaf node. 子母蓮’黑美人’可以將老葉用於無性繁殖,一株小子母蓮就從葉芽生成了.

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily.  Perennial.  Beautiful!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pale mauve flowers are very fragrant from late spring when it is warm enough bloom to late fall.  When in warm environment the plants do not stay in dormancy long or at all.  Long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Edible.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:9″-1.5′(H) depends on the pond or size of the container.    Propagate by seeds, leaf nods, offsets, bulbs or division.   Good for small containers indoors!

熱帶日開型子母蓮.  多年生. 很美!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到秋末(看溫度)開淡紫色到淡紫色的芬芳花朵.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  可食用.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高9吋到1.5呎(要看容器或池塘的大小來決定).  繁殖以種子,葉芽,側芽,球根或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內明亮處盆植!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://ayeah3713883.pixnet.net/blog/post/240256229-%E5%AD%90%E6%AF%8D%E8%93%AE-%E9%BB%91%E7%BE%8E%E4%BA%BA-nymphaea-%26%2339%3Bblack-beauty%26%2339%3B                           http://blog.xuite.net/mina971106/twblog/119454177-%c3%a9%c2%bb%c2%91%c3%a7%c2%be%c2%8e%c3%a4%c2%ba%c2%ba%c3%a5%c2%ad%c2%90%c3%a6%c2%af%c2%8d%c3%a8%c2%93%c2%ae

 

 

 

Bear’s Garlic/Wild Garlic(Allium ursinum) 熊蔥

Bear’s Garlic/Wild Garlic(Allium ursinum) 熊蔥

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Bear’s Garlic/Wild Garlic(Allium ursinum) bulbs in dormancy. 熊蔥休眠的球根.

Cold hardy bulbous perennial/leafy vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist but well drained soil.  White flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs, rhizomes, offsets or division.  Fast growing.

耐寒強健的球根行多年生草本/葉菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤但排水佳的土壤.  春末夏初開白色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也算耐熱.  成熟株高1-2呎,寬幅3-6吋.  繁殖以種子,球根,地下根莖,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  生長快速.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allium_ursinum
https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%86%8a%e8%91%b1
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1932/

Tigernut Sedge or Chufa Sedge (Cyperus esculentus) 油莎草

Tigernut Sedge or Chufa Sedge (Cyperus esculentus) 油莎草

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Tigernut Sedge or Chufa Sedge (Cyperus esculentus) 油莎草

One of the common weeds!  Cold hardy perennial weedy grass.  Very useful!!   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  USDA Zones:4-9.  The nut like tubers are edible (eating raw or cooked, also are excellent for oil press), the above ground part are good for animal feed.  The nut like tubers taste fragrant and slightly sweet.  Propagate by seeds, bulbs or division.  Fast growing.

它是北美一種原生常見的雜草!  耐寒強健的多年生草.  非常有用!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處. 耐寒也還算耐熱.  可以食用的地下塊莖(可ˋ以直接食用或煮食,更能榨出清香的食用油), 植物的地上部分可供作動物食用的草料.  像是堅果般的地下塊莖又稱為"油莎豆"(英文稱為Tigernut),它的營養價值可是非常高,嚐起來的口味微微甜.  據說其脂肪含量與橄欖相似,富含礦物質特別是磷和鉀且油莎草塊莖不含膽固醇,含鈉量相當低.   繁殖方式以種子,塊莖或分株的方法來進行.  生長快速.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyperus_esculentus                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/油莎草                           https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/31765/                         http://news.ltn.com.tw/news/local/paper/361688                        https://baike.baidu.com/item/油莎草                             http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/ontweeds/yellow_nutsedge.htm

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) 黑胡椒

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) 黑胡椒

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Black pepper (Piper nigrum) cuttings. 黑胡椒藤的扦插枝條.

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Black pepper (Piper nigrum) 黑胡椒

Tropical perennial vine.  Probably the most common and widely used seasoning/herb in the world?  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H/L).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.   Medicinal.

熱帶多年生爬藤.  大概是世上最為常見並廣泛使用的調味料/香料了吧?  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高12-15呎高/藤長.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  生長快速.  適合室內盆植.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_pepper                                                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/黑胡椒                                                      https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2175/#b

Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 鵝形瓜

Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 鵝形瓜

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) seeds. 鵝形瓜的種子.

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 10 days old seedlings. 鵝形瓜10天大的小苗.

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) plant has large leaves. 鵝形瓜的植株葉片頗大.

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) male flower is forming! 鵝形瓜的雄花形成中!

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) female flower is forming! 鵝形瓜的雌花形成了!

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) each fruit is about 2′ long so far. 鵝形瓜每條瓜目前約有2呎長.

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) on the structure. 棚架上的鵝形瓜.

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) first harvest fruit! It weighs 13 lb! 鵝形瓜第一個果實採收了! 經秤重有13磅重!

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Tromboncino Squash (Cucurbita moschata ‘Tromboncino’) 鵝形瓜 Harvest them a bit over a foot long, very tender, taste like zucchini. 超過1呎就採收,瓜很嫩好吃,嫩時較接近夏南瓜,較熟較大時採較像不甜的南瓜.

80 days.  Annual climber, summer squash.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Fruit shape like trombon or goose like shape.   Mature size:5′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds.  Fast growing vine.

約80天成熟.  一種一年生蔓藤類的夏南瓜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  瓜形如長型喇叭或是鵝型.  成熟株高/寬幅:5呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  生長快速的藤類.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tromboncino_(squash)                           https://www.shootgardening.co.uk/plant/cucurbita-moschata-tromboncino statebystategardening.com/state.php/ia/newsletter-stories/squash_tromboncino/

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) 大黃

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) 大黃

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) seeds.大黃的種子.

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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Victoria’) seeds germination in about 20 days. 大黃的種子約20天發芽.

Cold hardy perennial with edible stems.  This variety have firmer stems so it is good for beverage, jam and pies. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  White flowers in summer.   Drought tolerant once plant is established.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, offsets, rhizomes/tubers or division.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Plant is toxic except that leaf stems.

強ˊ健耐寒的多年生草本其葉梗可以食用.  這個品種的葉梗較為紮實所以經煮後口感還不錯,是適合做成果醬或派餡的材料. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開白色花.  極為耐寒也耐熱也耐旱,整個就是無敵的可食性植物啊!  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖方式以種子,側芽,塊莖或分株的方式來進行.   生長速度快.  除了葉梗/柄可以食用外,全株有毒. 藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhubarb                                                                  https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A4%A7%E9%BB%84          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/100004/