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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

Thornless Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus ‘Black Satin’) 無刺黑莓

Thornless Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus ‘Black Satin’) 無刺黑莓

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Thornless Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus ‘Black Satin’) plant is completely smooth. 無刺黑莓的確植株完全光滑無刺.

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Thornless Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus ‘Black Satin’) flowers. 無刺黑莓的花.

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Thornless Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus ‘Black Satin’) berries. 無刺黑莓的果實.

Cold hardy thornless shrub with edible fruit.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Pink/white flowers in late spring to summer.  Edible fruit from green to red than mature to black.  Flowers attract bees, edible fruit attract birds.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:3′-4’+(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, runners or division.  Fast growing, could be invasive.

耐寒強健果實好吃的無刺黑莓.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  粉紅色/白色花於春末夏天時開花.  花後果實由綠轉紅再轉黑.  花頗吸引蜂蝶,可食的熟果吸引鳥類. 耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高/寬幅3-4呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,根生莖或分株的方式來進行.  生長快速,可能成為強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/2070/black-satin-blackberry/                   http://www.fruit.cornell.edu/berry/production/pdfs/blkbvarietyreview.pdf                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/81719/

 

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) plant is forming flower bud. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的植株有花苞形成了.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seeds are from mature dry seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的種子會從乾燥的花中滿出.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seed head is mature and dry. Seeds from a seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的結子了,右邊是左邊這朵花所生產出的種子.

Also is called Ivory Thistle.   Annual herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:7-11.  Mature size:1′-4′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Drought tolerant.  Could be invasive.  Plant is edible after cooked.  Plant has sharp spines, handle with care!  Medicinal.

又稱作象牙薊.  一年生的藥草/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高1-4呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  植株耐旱.  可能變成強勢植物.  植株可以煮食後食用.  植株有銳刺要小心!  藥用.  本植物與乳薊同屬,但比乳薊含較高的水飛薊素.

Reference link: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/218283/#b

 

 

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) 梔子花

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) 梔子花

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Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) has large very fragrant white flowers! 梔子花的花大,白又香.

Wonderful fragrance!  🙂 Tropical hardy flowering tree or shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Very fragrant large white flowers (mature to yellow) bloom from late spring to fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Suitable for growing in sunny location indoors.

好香喔!  🙂 熱帶強健的開花樹/灌木.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 大朵很芳香的白花(凋謝前轉為黃色) 從春末開到秋天.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花期很長.  適合切花.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.  適合盆植.  適合室內明亮處栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardenia_jasminoides                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%A0%80%E5%AD%90%E8%8A%B1          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/198/#b