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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) ripe dry seed pod. 黨蔘的成熟乾燥種莢.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) viable seeds from a seed pod. 黨蔘種莢內取出的種子.

Cold hardy perennial flowering vine/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Late summer to fall with pale green/pale maroon bell shaped flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/L) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

耐寒強健的多年生草本開花藤/中藥.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的地方.  夏末到秋天開淡綠色帶淡暗紅色的鐘形花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長6-8呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Codonopsis_pilosula                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%BB%A8%E5%8F%83                             http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62659/                                     http://yibian.hopto.org/yao/?yno=195

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花

Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) 毛瓣毛蕊花

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) in the wild. 野外生長的毛瓣毛蕊花

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) seed pods are mature. 毛瓣毛蕊花結的種莢成熟了.

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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria) seeds from 1 mature seed pod. 毛瓣毛蕊花的1個成熟種莢取出的種子.

Biennial wildflower.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow or white flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seed.  Self seeded freely.  Could be invasive.  But can be controlled by deadheading or removing the unwanted seedlings.   Plant has shallow roots.   Seedlings stays evergreen through winter.

二年生草本的野花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  黃色花或者白色花於夏天開到初秋.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖,所以可能成為強勢植物.  但可以摘去謝掉的花朵不使結子,以及除去多餘不想要種植的自生小苗們藉以控制數量.   植株根系淺.  小苗冬天維持常綠.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verbascum_blattaria                                                        http://ontariowildflowers.com/main/species.php?id=90                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%AF%9B%E7%93%A3%E6%AF%9B%E8%95%8A%E8%8A%B1                   http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/435/

American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) 美洲柿

American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) 美洲柿

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seeds. 美洲柿的種子.

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seeds start to germinate in day 21. 美洲柿的種籽第3週開始陸續發芽.

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American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) seedling (2nd year). 美洲柿實生小苗(第2年).

Cold hardy fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  White/green flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant is either male or female so will require both to produce fruit. Better grow enough to make sure able to have both male and female plants flowering at the same time.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:30′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds or air-layering.  Sweet ripe fruit can be harvested around frost time in fall.

耐寒強健的果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初時開白綠色的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株是雌雄異株. 需要多種幾棵以保同時雄株與雌株能同時開花以授粉結果.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅30-40呎. 繁殖以種子或高壓的方式來進行.  秋天霜降前後果熟可以採收. 果實味甜.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diospyros_virginiana                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/975/#b

Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) 斐濟果

Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) 斐濟果

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Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) seeds. 斐濟果的種子.

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Pineapple Guava or Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) seeds germination in a month. 斐濟果的種子約1個月會發芽.

Tropical fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Red and white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Edible sweet juicy fruit is very fragrant.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:8′-10′(H) X 4′-6′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

熱帶果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末夏初開紅色帶白色的花朵.  結的可食果實很香甜多汁.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高8-10呎,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acca_sellowiana            https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%96%90%E6%BF%9F%E6%9E%9C              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1398/#b

 

Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) 香水百合

Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) 香水百合

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Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) has very large and fragrant flowers. The first day bloom is already over 25cm in diameter. 香水百合花又大又香. 第一天剛開就有25公分的花徑.

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Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) has very large and fragrant flowers. Very showy and easy to go with other flowers in the garden. 香水百合花又大又香. 很容易在花園內和其他花搭配爭豔.

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Oriental Lily ‘Casa Blanca’ (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) has very large and fragrant flowers. Nice to go with other flowers in the garden. 香水百合又大又香,和花園裡其他的花很好搭配.

Cold hardy perennial flowering bulb.  Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun location.   In summer, showy, very large white flowers with perfumy fragrance.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Excellent for cut flower!   USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). Propagate by seeds, bulbs, bulbils or division (including the bulb scales).

耐寒強健的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏天開顯眼亮麗超大朵的白花,花徑可達1呎,花有強香.  花頗吸引蜂蝶. 很適合切花!  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,子球或分株(包括拆開球根的鱗片來繁殖).

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/48948/#b                               http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=k880

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

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Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Cold hardy perennial succulent.  Evergreen ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought tolerant.  Small yellow flowers in summer.  Blue-green foliage.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-11.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Suitable for containers.  Excellent for alpine or rock garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草本,多肉植物.  常綠地被.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 耐旱.  夏開黃色小花.  植株為藍綠色. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  極其耐寒也很耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行. 適合盆植.  很適合高山型或岩砌花園種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/975/blue-spruce-stonecrop/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/3294/#b

 

Dwarf White Orchid Tree or White Bauhinia (Bauhinia acuminate) 木椀樹

Dwarf White Orchid Tree or White Bauhinia (Bauhinia acuminate) 木椀樹

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Dwarf White Orchid Tree or White Bauhinia (Bauhinia acuminate) seeds.木椀樹的種子.

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Dwarf White Orchid Tree or White Bauhinia (Bauhinia acuminate) seeds germination in 10-14 days. 木椀樹的種子約10-14天孵出.

Tropical flowering tree/shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pure white flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. USDA Zones: 9-11. Mature size:6′-10′(H/W).   Propagate by seeds or layering.  Suitable in container indoors in bright location.

又名白花羊蹄甲或矮白花羊蹄甲.  熱帶開花小樹/灌木.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開純白色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅 6-10呎. 繁殖以種子或高壓的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植於明亮處.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bauhinia_acuminata                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%99%BD%E8%8A%B1%E7%BE%8A%E8%B9%84%E7%94%B2    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54414/#b      https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/bauhinia_acuminata.htm