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Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝

2017-07-14 Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝 (6) - Copy

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝 whole fruit in mesh bag, fruit after removed peel and seeds. 網袋裡的荔枝果,去皮的果粒以及種子.

2017-07-31 Lychee (Litchi chinensis) 荔枝 (2) - Copy

Lychee (Litchi chinensis) fresh seeds germinate in about 2 weeks. 荔枝新鮮種子約2週發芽.

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Lychee (Litchi chinensis) seedling is growing true leaves. 荔枝小實生苗長出本葉.

Tropical fruit tree with edible sweet juicy fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fragrant small white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  Fruit is very sweet and juicy, delicious!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:30′-40′(H) X 15′-20′(W).   Propagate by seeds, grafting or layering.

熱帶果樹結可食用的甜嫩多汁的果實.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初開白色芳香的小花.  花頗吸引蜂類. 果實甜而多汁,非常好吃!  植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅15-20呎.  繁殖以種子,嫁接或高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lychee                                                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%8D%94%E6%9E%9D                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/48890/#b


Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草

Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草


Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草

2017-07-18 Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草 (3) - Copy

Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) seed pod and seeds. 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草的種莢與種子.

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Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) seeds start to germinate after 3 months! 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草種子播種3個月後開始發芽了!

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Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) seeds germination. 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草的種子發芽.

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Showy dark red flowers in mid to late spring.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:2-8.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).   Propagate by seeds (do not store well), rhizomes, tubers, offsets or division.

耐寒強健的多年生球根花卉. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處,排水佳的濕潤土壤.  仲春到春末開亮麗的暗紅色花朵.  花頗吸引蜂類.  極耐寒但不甚耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子(活性短,無法久存),地下根莖/球根/側芽或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links:   參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trillium_erectum               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1108/#b                         http://sequimplants.com/sowing-trilliums-and-other-hard-to-grow-seed

Ice Plant (Delosperma ‘Jewel of Desert Topaz’) 軟葉鱗菊

Ice Plant (Delosperma ‘Jewel of Desert Topaz’) 軟葉鱗菊

2017-06-24 Ice Plant (Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Topaz') 軟葉鱗菊(1) - Copy

Ice Plant (Delosperma ‘Jewel of Desert Topaz’) 軟葉鱗菊

Cold hardy perennial, succulent.  Evergreen. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in well drained soil.  Summer to fall with cute small orange flowers with pink and white center.  Long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:4/5-10. Mature size:3″-6″(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by cuttings or division.   Suitable for containers.  Excellent for alpine rock garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草花,多肉植物.  常綠.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處排水佳的土壤.  夏秋開局色小花,花心為粉色到白色. 花期很長. 花頗吸引蜂類.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6吋頗為低矮,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以扦插或分株的方式來進行.  適合盆植.  很適合高山或岩砌花園的種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/delosperma-cooperi-jewel-of-desert-topaz.html         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/205881/#b                  http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/4955/jewel-of-the-desert-topaz-ice-plant/

Virginia Water-leaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum) 維吉尼亞水葉草

Virginia Water-leaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)  維吉尼亞水葉草

2017-06-14 Virginia Water-leaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)  維吉尼亞水葉草 (4)(Medium)

Virginia Water-leaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)  is flowering and seeding. 維吉尼亞水葉草開花並結子中.

2017-06-14 Virginia Water-leaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)  維吉尼亞水葉草 (6)(Medium)

Virginia Water-leaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)  維吉尼亞水葉草

Cold hardy perennial. This native woodland wildflower is very easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location in moist rich soil.  The young plants and leaves are edible after harvested and cooked.  Late spring to early summer with small pale pink/lavender flowers in clusters.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.   Self-seeded, could be invasive.

非常耐寒強健的多年生草花.  這種原生於林地裡濕地的野花很容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處.  小苗及莖葉均可煮食後食用.  春末夏初時開淡粉紅色或非常淡紫色的簇生小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖,可能是強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.grandmorainegrowers.ca/perennia.htm         https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/species/hydrophyllum/virginianum/      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56500/

Iris siberica ‘Pink Haze’ 西伯利亞鳶尾’粉紅霧霾’

Iris siberica ‘Pink Haze’ 西伯利亞鳶尾’粉紅霧霾’


2017-06-14 Iris siberica 'Pink Haze' 西伯利亞鳶尾'粉紅霧霾' (1)

Iris siberica ‘Pink Haze’ 西伯利亞鳶尾’粉紅霧霾’


Very cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Fragrant pink/deep pink flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  When plants is not flowering the plant looks like ornamental grass.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds, division.  Medium to fast growth.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

非常耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初開深粉紅芳香的花朵.  花頗吸引蜂類.  沒開花的時候像是觀賞草類.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,分株方式來進行.  生長速度蠻快的.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/33299/#b            http://plants.plantworld.net/11110007/Plant/11879/Pink_Haze_Siberian_Iris     http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/plant-finder/iris-sibirica-pink-haze/

Mini Wax Apple or Mini Jambu (Syzygium samarangense) 迷你蓮霧

Mini Wax Apple or Mini Jambu (Syzygium samarangense) 迷你蓮霧

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Mini Wax Apple or Mini Jambu (Syzygium samarangense) seeds. 迷你蓮霧的種籽.

Tropical fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink or white flowers in spring.  Flowers attract bees.  Like the regular type of Syzygium samarangense have reddish bell shape juicy fruit. But this type fruit instead of in a short clusters like the most of Syzygium samarangense, its fruit in garland shaped long clusters, with very densed number and each fruit is small.  Still edible thought but more for ornamental purpose.  USDA Zones:9-10.  Mature size:    Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or grfting.  From seeds to flower and fruit usually take about 3 years.

熱帶果樹.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春開白色或粉紅色花,可食的紅色果實於夏天成熟,甜而多汁. 但這型的果形小與其跟一般蓮霧是成串的分佈,它是呈果實密集呈長串狀,鮮豔可愛,觀賞更勝過食用價值.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅:15′-20′  繁殖方式以種子,扦插,高壓或嫁接的方式來進行.  從種子到開花結果通常約3年.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e8%93%ae%e9%9c%a7                           https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syzygium_samarangense                              http://blog.udn.com/bio0918/6321050


Twining Snapdragon or Climbing Snapdragon (Asarina scandens)彩鐘蔓 or 蔓性金魚草

Twining Snapdragon/Climbing Snapdragon (Asarina scandens)彩鐘蔓/蔓性金魚草

Twining Snapdragon/Climbing Snapdragon (Asarina scandens) seeds. 彩鐘蔓/蔓性金魚草的種子.


Twining Snapdragon or Climbing Snapdragon (Asarina scandens) seeds germinate easily. 彩鐘蔓 or 蔓性金魚草種子很好孵.

2017-03-08 Twining Snapdragon or Climbing Snapdragon (Asarina scandens)彩鐘蔓 or 蔓性金魚草(Medium)

Twining Snapdragon or Climbing Snapdragon (Asarina scandens) seedlings are growing the first set of true leaves!彩鐘蔓/蔓性金魚草長出了第一對本葉!

(=Maurandya scandens) Tropical tender perennial climber.  Native to Mexico. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink/white/blue-violet/purple flowers from late spring to fall, long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:9-10. Mature size:6′-8′(H).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Suitable for indoor containers.
彩鐘蔓 (蔓性金魚草)是熱帶多年生開花性藤蔓. 原生於墨西哥.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  粉紅/白/藍紫色/紫色花從春末開到秋天,花期很長! 花是蜂類喜歡的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高6-8呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行. 適合室內盆植.
Reference links:參考網站資料連結: