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Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) 獨腳絲茅

Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) 獨腳絲茅

2018-04-25 Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) 獨腳絲茅 - Copy

Small-flowered Marica or Red Garlic (Eleutherine plicata) bulbs. 獨腳絲茅的球根.

Tropical flowering bulb/herb.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Small fragrant white flowers in spring and fall.  Long blooming time!  Flowers only bloom in the evening.   Bulbs have reddish color.   USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size: 1′-1.5′(H) X 3″-6′(W).  Propagate by bulbs, offsets or division.   Medicinal.

熱帶開花球根/藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春到秋開白色芳香的小白花.  花期很長!  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花僅於夜間盛開. 球根紅色.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅3-6吋.  繁殖以球根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://blog.xuite.net/wmwm5600/blog/131247441                                 https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55243/                   http://www.natureproducts.net/Forest_Products/Iridaceae/Eleutherine_plicata.html https://www.intechopen.com/books/phytochemicals-isolation-characterisation-and-role-in-human-health/eleutherine-plicata-quinones-and-antioxidant-activity         http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Eleutherine+bulbosa