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

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

2017-05-08 Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles_) 重瓣蔓長春 (1) - Copy

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

2017-05-08 Periwinkle Blue Double (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles_) 重瓣蔓長春 (4) - Copy

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

2017-05-03 Periwinkle Blue Double  (Vinca minor ‘Double Bowles_) 重瓣蔓長春 (1)(Medium)

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.

 

2016-04-05 007 (Medium)

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

 

 

 

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) 熊果

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) 熊果

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) 熊果

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) 熊果

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) 熊果

Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) 熊果

Its common names include kinnikinnick and pinemat manzanita.  Very hardy low mound shrub, leathery broadleaf foliage is glossy.   Small pink flowers in spring and fruit ripe to red from late summer throughout the winter.  Flowers attract bees, animals like to eat the fruit.  Fruit and leaves are used for cosmetic, medicine.  It is good for soil retaining.

Easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location in acidic soil.  Drought tolerant once established.  Low maintenance.  Slow growth and tolerant light foot traffic.   Mature size:6″-12″(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  USDA Zones:4-9.  Excellent for naturalized garden!  Propagate usually by cuttings.

又名熊葡萄,熊莓. 非常耐寒強健的低矮小型灌木,亮面革質的小葉全年常綠,秋色呈現紫紅色. 春開淡粉紅色小花,果實於夏末成熟轉紅.  紅色果實維持整個冬天都還掛果,很具觀賞價值.  花為吸引蜂的蜜源.   熊冬天或初春會用以充饑,故名.   它是很低維護的植物,果與葉具有藥用價值,也被應用於化妝品的美白.  生長速度慢但對水土保持有幫助.

耐旱. 容易栽種在全日照到半日照處偏酸性的土壤.  成熟株高6-12吋,寬幅為1.5-2呎.  偶爾的踩踏是無礙的.  很適合用於自然林園式的花園.

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis)同瓣草

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis)同瓣草

2016-08-16 Blue star creeper (Medium)

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis) has small blue flowers. 同瓣草有著舖地高度密度高的藍色小花.

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis)同瓣草

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis)同瓣草

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis)同瓣草

Blue Star Creeper (Isotoma fluviatilis)同瓣草

Hardy perennial evergreen ground cover. Very easy to grow. Best in full sun to partial shade location. Prefer average to moist soil. In late spring to early fall, it blooms large numbers of tiny baby blue flowers. Mature height 2-4cm x width 15-30cm, very compack. Excellent in between flagstone and rock garden. USDA Zones:6-9. Easy to propagate the plant by stem cutting or dividing the plant in early spring.

它是同瓣草屬開藍色小花的常綠多年生地被植物. 春末到初秋開數量很多很密集的淡藍色小花.容易栽種於全日照或半日照處,喜偏濕潤的土壤. 植株低矮高約2-4公分,寬約15-30公分,由於低矮,常綠和生長密集很適合種在步道石片縫中或岩石切砌成的花園. 耐寒也耐熱但不耐旱. 種子細小收集不易故常用扦插或分株來繁殖.