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Yellow Walking Iris (Trimezia martinicensis) 黃扇鳶尾

Yellow Walking Iris (Trimezia martinicensis) 黃扇鳶尾

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Yellow Walking Iris (Trimezia martinicensis) 黃扇鳶尾

Hardy tropical perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Yellow flowers bloom repeatedly all year around. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by dividing rhizomes/bulbs, offsets.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

強健的熱帶多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.  全年可開黃色花朵.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1-2呎,寬幅3-6吋.  繁殖以分株,走莖/側芽或地下莖.  適合室內盆植.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://lcdn.rimg.tw/shaucan/9116dbb7.pdf          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/177981/            http://www.growingguides.com/PlantGuides/walkingIrisYellow.pdf

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Sage (Salvia indica) 鼠尾草

Wild Sage seed packet. (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草種子包與種子.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) first seed germination start on day 9. 野鼠尾草第一顆種子於第九日開始發芽.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) seedling. Whole plant is covered with fine hair. 野鼠尾草的小苗. 整株被有細毛.

This tropical short lived perennial has showy flowers!  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  Violet/lavender flowers in all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Drought-tolerant once establish.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

這種生長年限短的熱帶多年生草花有著顯眼的花朵!  容易栽種.   最好栽種在溫暖地帶, 全日照到半日照處.  全年可開藍紫色花朵.  花朵為頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥的蜜源.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式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/Salvia_indica           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98534/                 https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4486                                             http://b-and-t-world-seeds.com/cartall.asp?species=Salvia%20indica&sref=86245

Dobo Lily or Scarborough Lily(Cyrtanthus) 垂筒花

Dobo Lily or Scarborough Lily (Cyrtanthus) 垂筒花

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Dobo Lily or Scarborough Lily (Cyrtanthus) dried seed pods with tiny, very fine seeds. 垂筒花的乾種莢與非常細小的種子.

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Dobo Lily or Scarborough Lily (Cyrtanthus) seeds germination in about 2 weeks. 垂筒花的種子約2週孵出.

Tropical tender bulbous perennial.  Evergreen.  Native in South Africa.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Red/pink/salmon/yellow/white tube like flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees butterflies and humming birds.  Cyrtanthus breviflorus is the easiest and common one in the genus.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs, offsets or division.  Suitable for growing in containers.

熱帶球根花卉.  常綠. 原生於南非. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  紅/粉紅/鮭魚色/黃/白色管狀花於春末夏初盛開.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  Cyrtanthus breviflorus這物種是該屬植物最常見的. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,側芽,分株等方式來進行.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyrtanthus                    http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/Cyrtanthus                           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/198201/

 

Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草

Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草
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Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) seeds. 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草的種子.

Hardy perennial/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Mid spring to early fall plant blooms with violet flowers.  Long blooming time!
Flowers attract bees butterflies and hummingbirds. USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 6″-12″(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.
強健的多年生草花/藥用植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到初秋開藍紫色花.  花期很長. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  耐寒性不錯也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Zebra Mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’)錦葵

Short lived perennial or biennial. Prefers in full sun location. Drought tolerant. Very long blooming time! Summer to frost it blooms lots of pink flowers with darker colour stripes. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Good for cut flower. Self seeds easily. USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:1′-3.5′(H) x 1′-1.5′(W). Often been grown as annuals.

生命期短的多年生草花或二年生草花. 需全日照. 耐旱. 花期超長! 從夏天開到霜降,花色粉紅中有較深色的條紋. 花是頗吸引蜂蝶和蜂鳥的蜜源. 可做為切花的花材. 容易自行結籽繁殖. 成熟植株高約1-3.5呎,寬約1-1.5呎.