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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

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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:

Yaqui (Colletia spinosissimas)雅基

Yaqui (Colletia spinosissimas) 雅基


Yaqui (Colletia spinosissimas) is a rather prickly shrub! 雅基它是一種相當奇特多刺的灌木.

Yaqui (Colletia spinosissimas) is a rather prickly shrub! Normally are grown for hedges.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small white flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:2.5′-3′ (H/W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.     Handle with caution!

雅基它是一種相當奇特多刺的灌木. 要小心別被它的刺劃傷.   通常種植當作是圍籬. 強健,易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照處. 在開花期間它的小小的白色花朵為頗吸引蜂類的蜜源.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高:  繁殖方式以種子或枝條扦插方式來進行.  做植物維護時要小心它的尖刺.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colletia                                                  https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colletia_spinosissima              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/193575/#b                              http://churqui.org/arboles-nativos-de-cordoba/barba-de-tigre/

Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum)玉竹

Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) 玉竹


Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) ripe berries are harvested for seeds in late fall. 玉竹收種子要採收秋末轉黑的果實才夠成熟.


Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) seeds are cleaned after removal of berries skin and flesh. 玉竹種子清洗後–去掉了果皮與果肉後的樣子.


Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) seeds germination. (2 months in fridge and 2 months in seed tray) 玉竹種子孵出 (2個月冰箱冷藏冷層積+拿出來又孵了2個月).

Cold hardy bulbous perennial/herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun, partial shade or full shade location.  Fragrant bell like white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings/bulbs/rhizomes or division.  Plant is toxic if ingested.  Edible part is cooked usually candied roots.   Medicinal.

百合科,耐寒強健的多年生塊根類植物/草藥.  容易栽種.  栽種在全日照到全蔭處都能生長得很好.  春末夏初間開白色鈴鐺狀芬芳的花朵. 是頗吸引蜂類的蜜源.  溫度適應上它耐寒也耐熱.  成熟植株高2-3呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖方式以種子,塊根/球根或分株方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食. 可食性部位為根部,要煮透才能夠食用/藥用. 通常以糖來炮製後乾燥貯存.  藥用價值高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygonatum_odoratum                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%8e%89%e7%ab%b9                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/37119/                              http://www.luontoportti.com/suomi/en/kukkakasvit/angular-solomons-seal


Purple leaf Shamrock (Oxalis triangularis ‘Atropurpurea’) 紫葉酢漿草

Purple leaf Shamrock (Oxalis triangularis ‘Atropurpurea’) 紫葉酢漿草


Purple leaf Shamrock (Oxalis triangularis ‘Atropurpurea’) 紫葉酢漿草


Purple leaf Shamrock (Oxalis regnellii ‘Atropurpurea’) 紫葉酢漿草這品種的葉片有著雙色的斑紋.

Cold hardy perennial.  This beautiful perennial is very easy to grow and propagate!   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Late spring to fall with pale pink or pale mauve near white flowers sometimes.   Long blooming time.   Flowers attract bees.   This variety of purple leaf shamrock (Oxalis regnellii ‘Atropurpurea’) has bicolored foliage pattern.  The underside is just all purple.  USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X1′-2′(W). Propagate by cuttings, bulbils, scaly rhizomes or division.  Suitable for growing in containers/planters.  Suitable for growing indoors.  Excellent for ground cover.

耐寒性佳的多年生草花.  這種美麗的多年生草花非常容易栽種與繁殖!  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到秋天開淡粉紅色/淺紫色小花.  花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂類.  酢漿草這品種的葉片有著雙色的紫色斑紋.  葉片背面為全紫色. 喜熱頗耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎高,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以扦插,小球/側芽,鱗莖或分株的方式來進行.  適合盆植.  適合室內種植. 很適合當地被植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.houseplantsexpert.com/false-shamrock-plant.html                   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxalis_triangularis                        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1241/#b            https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E4%B8%89%E8%A7%92%E7%B4%AB%E5%8F%B6%E9%85%A2%E6%B5%86%E8%8D%89


Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa)野櫻莓

Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa)野櫻莓

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Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) fruit ripe and turning black, foliage turning red in fall. 秋天的野櫻莓. 果實成熟轉黑,葉色轉紅.


Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) seeds. 野櫻莓的種子.

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Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) fruit ripe and turn black and leaves change color from green to orange red in fall. 野櫻莓的果秋熟由綠轉黑,葉色由綠轉橘紅色.

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Aronia (Aronia melanocarpa) seeds in a ripe fruit. 一枚野櫻莓熟果的種子.

Cold hardy flowering shrub with edible berries.  Good for planting as hedge.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Late spring with small white flowers in clusters. Flowers attract bees.  Foliage has nice orange red fall color.  Berries are either red or black when the fruit are ripe in fall.  Berries are usually acidic when eating straight so most of time are used for beverage, jam or canned fruit for pie. USDA Zones:3-8. Mature size:3′-6′(H/W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

強健耐寒的開花性灌木其果實可食.  適合用做綠籬.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末開白色成簇的小花.  花為頗吸引蜂類的蜜源.  秋末時葉色會由綠轉橘紅明亮的秋色.  果實依品種有的熟果是紅的,有的是黑的. 果實很富營養但生食頗酸澀.  通常製成果汁果醬或醃製後做成甜點則頗為美味. 喜冷不耐熱.  成熟株高/寬幅為3-6呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aronia_melanocarpa                      https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%87%8E%E6%AB%BB%E8%8E%93         http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=j420