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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ ) 日本紫藤

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ ) 日本紫藤

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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ ) 日本紫藤

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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ ) 日本紫藤

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda 'Lawrence' ) 日本紫藤的花牌

The sign of Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ ). 植物園內日本多花紫藤’Lawrence’的花牌.

2016-04-28Wisteria floribunda 'Lawrence' (Medium)

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ ) seedling.日本紫藤’Lawrence’小實生苗跟其他種紫藤一樣很容易孵出.

Beautiful variety!  Very cold hardy, strong woody flowering vine.  This Japanese Wisteria variety suppose has short plant maturity.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Lavender pea like flowers in clusters in late spring.  Lovely display!   Flowers attract bees and butterflies. USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:8-10M(H)/(L).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, grafting or layering.  Like all the Wisteria vine, the plant requires strong structure.

開花性超好, 強健木本開花藤類. 日本紫藤的品種植株成熟期較短是很優的一品! 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末開淺藍紫色豆科的花成串,串數相當密集.  看起來很壯觀! 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜冷耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長8-10公尺. 繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條/高壓, 嫁接的方式來進行.  如其他的紫藤一樣,植株的藤攀緣相當有力,需要穩固強度高的支架來支撐.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisteria_floribunda                http://www.bloomriver.com/home/br2/page_285_12/wisteria_floribunda_lawrence.html  http://www.connonnurseries.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/plants.plantDetail/plant_id/3193/typeID/13/index.htm         http://davegarden.me/guides/pf/go/123432/


English Daisy (Bellis perennis) 雛菊

English Daisy (Bellis perennis) 雛菊

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English Daisy (Bellis perennis ‘Habanera Red’) 雛菊

Cold hardy biennial or perennial but in warm region it is treated as annual.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White/pink/red flowers in late spring to summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:6″(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.

耐寒強健的二年生或多年生草花,但在溫暖的地區因不耐熱只能當一年生. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末到夏季開白/粉紅/紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜冷不耐熱.  成熟株高6吋,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellis_perennis                                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e9%9b%9b%e8%8f%8a                                https://www.swallowtailgardenseeds.com/perennials/english_daisy.html     http://www.paghat.com/quilleddaisy.html

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花

White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)白洛神花

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White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) seeds. 白洛神花的種子.

Annual or biennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Mainly are grown for its expanded sepal after blooming.  Good for herbal tea, beverage, jam, candied snack.  White flowers in summer.      This white Roselle have white sepal.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.    Medicinal.   Propagate by seeds.

一年生或二年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  主要種植來採收開花後脹大的花萼.  可用來泡茶,做成飲品,果醬,蜜餞等. 夏天開白色花,其花萼也為白色.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  藥用.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roselle_(plant)                                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%8E%AB%E7%91%B0%E8%8C%84                 http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E6%B4%9B%E7%A5%9E%E8%8A%B1/%E6%B4%9B%E7%A5%9E%E8%8A%B1.htm


Double Tiger Lily (Lilium lancifolium ‘Flore Pleno’) 重瓣卷丹

Double Tiger Lily (Lilium lancifolium ‘Flore Pleno’) 重瓣卷丹

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Double Tiger Lily (Lilium lancifolium ‘Flore Pleno’) bulb packs. 重瓣卷丹的球根包.

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Orange flowers with dark spots in mid summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Excellent for cut flower.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by bulbs, bulb’s scales, offsets or division.

若這種單瓣的又稱為虎皮百合,苦百合…,它是耐寒的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處ˋ.  仲夏間開重瓣橘色花,花瓣上有深色斑點分布. 花頗吸引蜂蝶. 適合作為切花.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1-2呎. 繁殖以球根,鱗片,側芽或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.gardenia.net/plant/lilium-lancifolium-flore-pleno-double-tiger-lily    https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%8d%b7%e4%b8%b9                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/106991/#b

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍

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Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) has pretty foliage. 亞洲蓍的葉片蠻美的.

Cold hardy perennial. Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink fade to white flowers are very showy in late spring to fall. Long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones:2-10.  Mature size:6″-2′(H) X 1′-2′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

耐寒的多年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到秋天開粉紅色轉白色的花朵. 花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  喜寒也耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到2呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.richters.com/Web_store/web_store.cgi?product=X7003&show=all&prodclass=&cart_id=6587295.13039                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e4%ba%9a%e6%b4%b2%e8%93%8d                       http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200023007          https://hardyherbs.com/category/yarrow/

Common Myrtle (Myrtus communis) 香桃木

Common Myrtle (Myrtus communis) 香桃木

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Common Myrtle (Myrtus communis) is forming flower buds. 香桃木有花苞形成.


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Common Myrtle (Myrtus communis) 香桃木


Common Myrtle seeds.(Myrtus communis) 香桃木種子.

Common Myrtle seeds.(Myrtus communis) 香桃木種子.

It is also known as Greek myrtles.  Tropical evergreen flowering shrub.  Aromatic herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White fragrant flowers in late spring to early fall.  Long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Berries ripe to blue dark.  Fruit attract birds.  Leaves and fruit are edible which can be used in food and drinks but its strong sent and flavor and berries stainable color should be used in mild quantity.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:10′-12′(H/W).   Propagate by seeds, cutting or layering.  Medicinal.  The essential oil is used for perfume, soaps and potpourris.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.

桃金孃科香桃木屬的常綠灌木.  這種熱帶常綠開花灌木全株甜香略帶著柑橘香,很好聞. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到秋初開白色芳香的花朵,花期很長! 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  漿果成熟由綠轉為藍黑色.   果實吸引鳥類覓食.  果實與葉可以用於料理, 但要少量使用,因為果實著色太強且味道太濃.   喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高露地種植可達10-12呎高/寬幅.  繁殖以種子,扦插,高壓/壓條的方式來進行.  藥用.  其提煉的精油用於製作香水, 香皂與薰香.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrtus_communis                                                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e9%a6%99%e6%a1%83%e6%9c%a8                       https://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/myrcommuniscompacta.htm         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54005/#b      http://www.twwiki.com/wiki/%E6%A1%83%E9%87%91%E5%A8%98%E7%B2%BE%E6%B2%B9

Japanese Iris (Iris ensata ‘Caprician Butterfly’) 日本鳶尾

Japanese Iris (Iris ensata ‘Caprician Butterfly’) 日本鳶尾

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Japanese Iris (Iris ensata ‘Caprician Butterfly’) 日本鳶尾

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Large beautiful white to mauve flowers with violet-deep blue vein and bright yellow markings in early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Excellent for cut flower.   USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:3′(H) X 1′-2′(W). Propagate by bulbs, offsets or division.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

強健耐寒的球根花卉. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏開大朵淡紫色花,花有深藍紫色的網紋與鮮黃色的斑.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  很適合作為插花的花材.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以球根/塊根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/92465/#b                           http://www.americanmeadows.com/perennials/iris/japanese-iris-caprician-butterfly          https://garden.org/plants/view/139506/Japanese-Iris-Iris-ensata-Caprician-Butterfly/