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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) 吊鐘花

Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) 吊鐘花

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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) is excellent in hanging basket in shady location to add color! 吊鐘花很適合樹蔭處的吊盆種植以增添顏色!

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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) flower shape does like a dancing dancer. 吊鐘花的花形真的很像是位忘情跳舞的舞者.

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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) flower shape does like a dancing dancer. 吊鐘花的花形真的很像是位忘情跳舞的舞者.

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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) ripe fruit and seeds. 吊鐘花的成熟果實與種子.

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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) viable seeds. 吊鐘花的有效種子.

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Fuchsia (Fuchsia ‘Shadow Dancer Marcia’) seed germination in 1 month.吊鐘花的種籽一個月孵出.

Tropical perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  Beautiful red and purple flowers blooming in late spring to mid fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones: 9-10.  Mature size:6″-1.5′(H/W).  This type of plants can be propagated by seeds, cuttings or division.  Excellent in hanging basket or in planters.

熱帶多年生草花.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在半日照到避曬處. 花色為紅與紫色,於春末開到中秋時節. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  喜熱不耐寒但是過熱或過冷也會長的不好.  成熟株高/寬幅6吋到1.5呎.  這類植物的繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  很適合種在吊盆或種植在盆內/花壇裡.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/90231/#b             https://www.provenwinners.com/plants/fuchsia/shadow-dancers-marcia-fuchsia-hybrid

 

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Brazilian Plume or Flamingo Flower (Justicia carnea) 串心花or巴西羽花

Brazilian Plume or Flamingo Flower (Justicia carnea) 串心花or巴西羽花

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Beautiful!  Tropical evergreen flowering shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  Pink or white flowers bloom from spring to fall.  Long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones: 8-10. Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1′-1.5′ (W). Propagate by cuttings.  Suitable for growing in container indoors.

很美!  熱帶常綠的開花灌木.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處.  粉紅色或白色花從春季開到秋季.  花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以扦插的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justicia_carnea                               http://www.costafarms.com/plants/jacobinia                                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/643/#b

 

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花

King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花

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King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) 立鶴花

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King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) last year’s cutting this year is flowering! 立鶴花去年扦插成功的枝條今年開花了!

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King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) cutting is growing flower bud! 立鶴花扦插枝條長出了花苞!

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King’s Mantle (Thunbergia erecta) can be propagated by cuttings. 立鶴花可用枝條扦插繁殖.

This long blooming  tropical flowering vine is native to western Africa.  Tender perennial/short flowering vine.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Medium fragrant blue/violet flowers almost all year around.     Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.   Seasonal feeding is required to ensure nice blooms.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 6′-8′(W).    Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.

這花期很長的熱帶開花藤原生於西非. 不耐寒的多年生/矮性的開花藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  芬芳的藍紫色中型花朵幾乎全年開花不斷.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條/高壓或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunbergia_erecta            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/529/        https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/Thunbergia_erecta.htm   http://www.twr.com.tw/product_one.asp?guid=428AEC6D-4569-454B-B9A7-1006914D3CA2

 

Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓

Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) Leaves are growing! 菲律賓石梓枝條長出葉片了!

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) cuttings start to grow shoots. 菲律賓石梓扦插枝條開始長出新芽.

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Parrot’s Beak (Gmelina philippensis) cuttings. 菲律賓石梓有癒合組織的扦插枝條.

Parrot's Beak seed.(Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓種子(果核).

Parrot’s Beak seed.(Gmelina philippensis) 菲律賓石梓種子(果核).

Tropical shrub/vine.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Unique yellow hanging flowers look like a head down lobster shape or parrot’s beak, flowers bloom from mid spring to mid fall.  Long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9+.  Mature size:10′-15′(H) X 8′-15′(W). Evergreen in warm climate.   Fleshy fruit contain only one seed.    Medicinal plant.  The stems is prickly with small amount of thorns, handle with care!

熱帶灌木/木本開花藤.   容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   黃色花獨特的花串看起來像是龍蝦頭下尾上或者形如鸚鵡的鳥喙.  花期從仲春到中秋.  花期很長.  花吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.   植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高10-15呎, 寬幅8-15呎.  溫暖環境下是常綠的.  一果一籽.  藥用. 莖幹有刺, 要小心.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78257/                                    https://toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?uid=Gmelina_philippensis          http://www.stuartxchange.com/Alipung.html              http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Parrot’s%20Beak.html

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seedling is showing the leaves. 蒜香藤小苗展葉了.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seeds germination in about 2 weeks. 蒜香藤的種子約2週發芽.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) has very few viable seeds in a seed pod.蒜香藤種莢內的有效種子很少.

Also known as: Cydista aequinoctialis.  Tropical flowering vine.  Native to tropical South America.  This perennial foliage and flowers has garlic scent.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.     Evergreen in tropical climate.  Fragrant medium sized mauve/lavender blooming from late spring to fall, very long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H)/(L).  Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Not many viable seeds in a seed pod.

原生於南美的熱帶多年生開花藤類.  因其花葉均有大蒜的氣味,故得此名. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  熱帶地區植株為全年常綠.  中型花朵為淺藍紫色,於春末開到秋季,花期非常長!  花為頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長12-15呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條/高壓或扦插的方式來進行.  生長速度快.  適合盆植.  種莢中的有效種子數不高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansoa_alliacea                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%92%9C%E9%A6%99%E8%97%A4      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/119636/                http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/garlic-vine/                                         https://www.rareflora.com/cydistaaec.htm

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 緬梔or雞蛋花

Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) 緬梔or雞蛋花

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Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seedlings are growing true leaves.緬梔or雞蛋花實生小苗長出本葉.

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Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seedlings start to grow true leaves. 緬梔or雞蛋花小苗開始長出本葉了.

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Plumeria or Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) seeds germinate in 4 days. 緬梔or雞蛋花的種子4天就孵出.

Tropical flowering tree.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Yellow, orange or red flowers in summer to full, flowers have strong sweet fragrance!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:2′-10′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.   Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable for containers.

夾竹桃科緬梔屬的開花樹. 容易栽種與繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  花色或黃色或橘色或者為紅色,夏到秋季盛開,有濃郁甜香!  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅2-10呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,高壓的方式來進行. 植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumeria                                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%B7%AC%E6%A2%94%E8%8A%B1            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1142/#b

Light Bulb Clerodendrum (Clerodendrum smithianum) 玉蝶花

Light Bulb Clerodendrum (Clerodendrum smithianum) 玉蝶花

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Light Bulb Clerodendrum (Clerodendrum smithianum) seeds germination in 10-14 days. 玉蝶花的種子約10-14天發芽.

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Light Bulb Clerodendrum (Clerodendrum smithianum) seeds. 玉蝶花的種子.

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Light Bulb Clerodendrum (Clerodendrum smithianum) is easy to propagate by cuttings. 玉蝶花容易以枝條扦插來繁殖.

This tropical small to medium size flowering shrub/tree is really lovely!  Flower clusters downwards like flower waterfalls.  Flower buds look like light bulb, hence the name!  White jade like color, shape like butterfly.  Very pretty in elegant way!  🙂  Flowers bloom from late fall to late spring.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:4′-12′(H) X 2′-4′(W).  Propagate usually by cuttings.  Suitable for containers or in small garden.

這種熱帶中小型灌木/小樹真的樹型花型都美!  花串很長由上而下垂墜下來,花朵精緻,花朵含苞時猶如迷你燈泡故名. 花朵開放時花形如白玉色生動的蝶形花,優美典雅! 🙂  花從秋末開到春末,花期蠻長的.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4-12呎,寬幅2-4呎.   通常以枝條扦插方式來繁殖.  適合盆植或小型花園的景觀樹.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://i-hua.blogspot.ca/2010/01/170_10.html                                       https://wordpress.com/post/myfoodandflowers.wordpress.com/20203