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Purple Gromwell (Glandora prostrata or Lithodora diffusa ‘White Star’) 石禮草

Purple Gromwell (Glandora prostrata or Lithodora diffusa ‘White Star’) 石禮草

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Purple Gromwell (Glandora prostrata or Lithodora diffusa ‘White Star’)石禮草

Cold hardy low height perennial with woody stems. Easy to grow. Best in full sun to partial shade location in well drained slightly acidic soil. Small bi-color white flowers with blue outline (or blue flowers with white outline) blooms repeatedly from late spring to mid summer. Very cute! Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant and low to no maintenance. USDA Zones:6-9. Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by cuttings. Suitable for ground cover in alpine or rock garden or edge of raised bed planters. Plants could irratate the skin, handle with care.

紫草科石禮草屬. 耐寒強健低矮的多年生草花. 老枝條易木質化. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水良好略偏酸性的土壤. 雙色的小花(白花藍邊或者藍花白邊)從春末開花不斷一直到仲夏. 花朵小巧可愛! 花頗吸引蜂蝶. 耐旱且低/零維護. 成熟株高6吋到1呎半,寬幅1到1.5呎. 繁殖以枝條扦插的方式來進行. 適合作為高山型/岩砌花園的地被或者作為花壇邊緣栽種的植物. 植株可能引起皮膚敏感,要記得戴手套保護.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithodora_diffusa
https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/170774/#b
https://www.gardenia.net/plant/lithodora-diffusa-white-star

庭菖蒲開花了!Blue-Eyed Grass Sisyrinchium angustifolium ‘Lucerne’

庭菖蒲Blue-Eyed Grass Sisyrinchium angustifolium ‘Lucerne’
Cute little perennial ground cover plant with dainty little flowers, it is very easy to grow and propagated. Full sun to partial shade.
庭菖蒲, 鳶尾科, 為北美原生多年生草本植物,容易栽種,全日照或半日照,喜溫暖,但不耐高溫,台灣適合高冷地栽培. 葉片細長像小草. 桃園長庚分院好像已有種植. 多以分株或種子來繁殖. 因為植株去年新買的所以這是第一次實際開花. 成熟植株高度約25cm高x40cm寬幅.
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Creeping thyme is blooming! 匍匐性百里香開花了!-part one

Creeping thyme is blooming! 匍匐性百里香開花了!
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銀斑藤 Yellow Archangel, Silver Nettle Vine (Lamium galeobdolon)

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為常綠的地被植物, 黃色的脣形花, 葉有銀班, 非常容易種植 (簡直像雜草), 光線不拘, 土壤不拘, 可種植作為吊盆, 讓莖葉垂下很長, 有觀賞價值

海石竹Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima)

多年生常綠地被植物, 花期很長, 不開花時葉片像小草, 容易栽培, 小花聚集頂生有粉紅和白色