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Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

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Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

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Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

Cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Small white double flowers in late spring to summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by division.  (Not sure if seeds will come true.)  Suitable for container indoors.  Excellent for alpine and rock garden!

耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春到夏開白色重瓣小花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也還算耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以分株的方式來進行. (尚不確定種子是否與親代相同.)  適合室內盆植.  很適合高山及岩砌花園種植!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/105132/        https://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/how-to-grow-campanula-white-wonder

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Candycane Sorrel (Oxalis versicolor) 冰淇淋酢漿草

Candycane Sorrel (Oxalis versicolor) 冰淇淋酢漿草

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Candycane Sorrel (Oxalis versicolor) flowers are so cute! 冰淇淋酢漿草的花真是小巧可愛!

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Candycane Sorrel (Oxalis versicolor) flower in full bloom.冰淇淋酢漿草的花全開的樣子.

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Candycane Sorrel (Oxalis versicolor) foliage and flower bud. 冰淇淋酢漿草的葉片與花苞.

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Candycane Sorrel (Oxalis versicolor) flower is about to bloom.冰淇淋酢漿草的花快盛開了.

Tropical small flowering bulb.  Perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in winter to early summer.  Under side of the flowers with red edging, from the bottom of the bloom looks like candy, hence the name.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:7-9.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 9″-1′(W).  Propagate by rhisomes, bulbs, corms, cuttings or division.    Suitable in containers indoors or alpine garden.

熱帶小型開花球根.  多年生.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  冬天到初夏開白色單瓣的小花. 花的背面有紅色瓣緣,全開時從花底下看如同糖果,又像冰淇淋甜筒的螺紋,故ˋ名.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以地下莖,球根,小球,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內靠窗盆植或高山型花園栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxalis_versicolor                 https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/candy-cane-oxalis/growing-candy-cane-oxalis.htm                                                  https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/71231/

Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli) 廣藿香

Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli) 廣藿香

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Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli) 廣藿香

Tropical perennial herb.  Aromatic. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Small fragrant white flowers in mid fall to winter.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:1.5′-3′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.   Caution: May cause allergy to some people.  Can be extracted into perfume.

熱帶多年生草本香草.  全株芬芳.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤但排水佳的土壤.  中秋到冬季開小小白色的香花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.  對少數人可能引起過敏反應.  可提煉成香水.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patchouli                                           https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e5%b9%bf%e8%97%bf%e9%a6%99                  http://twwiki.com/wiki/%E5%BB%A3%E8%97%BF%E9%A6%99%E7%B2%BE%E6%B2%B9        https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/53931/

Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Triple Yellow’)三重瓣黃花曼陀羅

Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Triple Yellow’)三重瓣黃花曼陀羅

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Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Triple Yellow’) has large pale yellow flowers, very fragrant! 三重瓣黃花曼陀羅有著淡黃色大花,非常好聞的花香!

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Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Triple Yellow’) flower is forming! 三重瓣黃花曼陀羅的花苞形成了!

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Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Triple Yellow’) seed pod is forming! 三重瓣黃花曼陀羅經授粉種莢開始形成!

It has large yellow triple pedaled flowers!   Very fragrant!!  🙂  This large tropical tender perennial has thick twigs/stems for supporting the weight of very large ,heavy flowers and leaves.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size: 3′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  This plant all parts are toxic if ingested.   Suitable for growing in containers.   If you don’t live in tropical region, plants require over winter indoors.

三層的花瓣! 大朵黃色的花非常的清香好聞!! 🙂  它是大型熱帶多年生的植物有著粗幹足以支撐非常大型厚重的眾多花朵.  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  喜熱但不大耐寒.  成熟植株高3-6英尺,寬幅2-3英尺.  以種子繁殖為主.  全株有毒切勿食用.  可盆植.  若種植於非熱帶地區,植株可於室內過冬.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datura_metel                https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/60040

Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶

Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) 油茶

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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) seeds. 油茶的種子.

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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) seeds germination about 3 weeks, a bit faster and easier when shell is removed first.油茶種子約3週發芽,去殼的較快也較容易出芽.

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Tea Oil Plant (camellia oleifera) seeds germination about 3 weeks, a bit faster and easier when shell is removed first. This one has shell on, about 3 days later than the seeds shell removed. 油茶種子約3ˋ週發芽,去殼的較快也較容易出芽. 這棵沒有去殼的也僅比去殼的晚孵出3天而已.

Evergreen flowering tree with oil rich seeds that are used for tea oil press. Tea oil is edible and good to go with food, like rice and noodles.  Tea oil has slightly bitter taste.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Fragrant white flowers in late fall to winter.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Seed pulp after oil press can be used as cleaning product and keep insects away in garden.  USDA Zones:7-9. Mature size: 15′-20′(H) X 6′-10′(W). Propagate by seeds cuttings, buddings, grafting or layering.

常綠開花樹主用以種子榨油為主.  茶油可用於食用可直接用於煮好的米麵.  這茶油略有苦味.  植株容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  植株余秋末到冬季開白色單瓣香花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  榨油後的渣還可用於一般清潔,花園驅蟲的用途. 喜溫暖不甚耐寒.  成熟株高15-20呎,寬幅6-10呎.  繁殖可以種子,枝條扦插,芽插,嫁接或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camellia_oleifera                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e6%b2%b9%e8%8c%b6           https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/64176/

 

Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) 哥倫比亞青龍眼

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) fruit inner flesh and seed.哥倫比亞青龍眼果肉與種子.

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Columbia Guinep or Spanish Lime (Melicoccus bijugatus) seeds germination in about 1 month. 哥倫比亞青龍眼種子約1個月孵出.

Tropical fruit tree.  Fruit looks like small lime.  The inside flesh is silky and flavorful but not as sweet and firm just to compare with longan (Dimocarpus longan).  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white fragrant flowers in late winter to mid spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size: 40′(H) X 20′-30′(W). Propagate by seeds or layering.

熱帶果樹.  果實外觀像是小顆青檸.  果肉多汁酸甜適中,口感絲滑偏軟. 與龍眼相比,龍眼較甜,果肉口感也較紮實. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 冬末到仲春開白色芳香的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高40呎,寬幅20-30呎.  繁殖以種子或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melicoccus_bijugatus     https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/102874/        http://www.iplantz.com/plant/1044/melicoccus-bijugatus/

American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) 美洲黃荷

American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) 美洲黃荷

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American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) day 5 seeds germination in a clean water jar. Green shoot are visible. 美洲黃荷蓮子磨硬種殼後於清水孵種的第5天. 可以看到綠芽生長出.

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American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) seeds.美洲黃荷的種子.

It is one of the rare/endangered native plants in Ontario.  Cold hardy aquatic perennial, edible.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in pond.  Edible fleshy tubers, leaves and seeds.  Large fragrant yellow to pale yellow flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Large seed pods ripe and dried in late fall which is excellent for flower arrangement! USDA Zones:4-11.  Mature size:5′-7′(H) X as wide as the large container/pond.  Propagate by seeds, tubers, offsets or division.   Medicinal.

這物種為安大略省稀有/瀕危的原生物種之一. 耐寒強健的多年生水生植物,可食用.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的水塘或濕地.   可以食用的部位為粗肥的地下藕節,荷葉與蓮子.  芳香的黃色/淡黃色大花於夏天開到初秋.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  秋末的大蓮蓬成熟並乾燥很適合作為插花的花材. 耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高(水面上)5-7呎,寬幅可以長滿池塘.  繁殖以種子,藕節,側芽,或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelumbo_lutea                                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%BE%8E%E6%B4%B2%E9%BB%84%E8%8E%B2          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/32227/#b                       http://www.rbg.ca/archive/rare/epo_nlut.htm             https://nativeplants.evergreen.ca/search/view-plant.php?ID=00822