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Caper (Capparis spinosa) 刺山柑

Caper (Capparis spinosa) 刺山柑

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Caper (Capparis spinosa) seeds from a seed packet. 刺山柑種子包與內容的種子.

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Caper (Capparis spinosa) flower buds in pickled form that you can purchase in supermarket. 刺山柑的醃漬花苞各大超市都買的到.

Small tropical shrub.  Native in  Mediterranean and warm climate.     The often used parts are flower buds and fruit and often are in pickled way to preserve them.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained soil.    Pink/white flowers in  spring to fall, almost all year around.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-3′(H) X 1′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

熱帶小型灌木.  原生於地中海地區及溫暖的國家皆有分佈.  常見於將其花苞與果實醃漬保存用以食用. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照及半日照處的排水佳土壤.  粉白色單瓣花幾乎是全年能盛開.  花吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高及寬幅為1-3呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插枝條方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caper
https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E7%BA%8C%E9%9A%A8%E5%AD%90_(%E5%B1%B1%E6%9F%91%E5%B1%AC)                                                                                          http://yibian.hopto.org/yao/?yno=172
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/97056/                         http://blog.xuite.net/cshuang2/twblog/140173451-%E5%88%BA%E5%B1%B1%E6%9F%91+%28Caper%29

 

 

Flaming Katy/Florist Kalanchoe(Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)長壽花

Flaming Katy/Florist Kalanchoe(Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)長壽花

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Flaming Katy/Florist Kalanchoe(Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)長壽花

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Flaming Katy/Florist Kalanchoe(Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)長壽花

Tropical perennial/succulent.  This is often seen for growing in small container indoors.  Very easy to grow.  Cute double flowers with deep green foliage.  Best in full sun to partial shade and tolerent light shade.  Excellent for cut flower.  Good for alpine or rock garden in warm climate.  Bloom almost all year around.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by cuttings or division. Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶多年生草花/多肉植物.  常見於室內小盆盆植.  非常容易栽種.  重瓣可愛的小花配著深綠色肉肉的葉片.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照的環境但也能耐散光.  很適合做為切花.  適合溫暖地區的高山或岩砌花園種植.  幾乎全年開花不斷.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖主以扦插或分株方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Kalanchoe ‘Calandiva Charming Red’ http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/91511/       Kalanchoe ‘Calandiva White & Pink’ http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/91509/
Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalanchoe_blossfeldiana
https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%95%BF%E5%AF%BF%E8%8A%B1
http://www.houseplantsexpert.com/flaming-katy.html

Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) 黃花重瓣香酢

Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) 黃花重瓣香酢

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) 黃花重瓣香酢

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) 黃花重瓣香酢

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) 黃花重瓣香酢

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) has lots of flower stem, each stem has multiple flowers. Now you can see the yellow flowers are multiple layered. 黃花重瓣香酢抽出好幾梗花莖,一莖多花. 現在可見黃色的花色與重瓣很多層的花苞.

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) has lots of flower stem, each stem has multiple flowers. 黃花重瓣香酢抽出好幾梗花莖,一莖多花.

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) has lots of flower stem, each stem has multiple flowers. The plant is quite bushy. 黃花重瓣香酢抽出好幾梗花莖,一莖多花. 植株相當茂盛.

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Fragrant Double Yellow Oxalis (Oxalis pes-caprae ‘Pleniflora’) bulbs. 黃花重瓣香酢的球根.

Pretty and fragrant bulbous perennial!  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  The yellow double flowers is fragrant!!  🙂  The plant is rather bush with multiple flower stems and each stem has quite many flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time!  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:8″-1′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by cuttings, bulbs, offsets or division.

美麗又有花香的多年生球根花卉!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的環境.  黃色重瓣的花朵有著花香!! 🙂 植株叢生生長,花梗多莖且一莖多花.  花吸引蜂蝶.  花期長!  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株高8吋到1呎,寬幅為1-1.5呎.  以扦插,球根,側芽或分株來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxalis_pes-caprae                               http://toptropicals.com/cgi-bin/garden_catalog/cat.cgi?uid=OXALIS_SP&comments=1

Purple Sugar Cane (Saccharum officinarum) 紅甘蔗

Purple Sugar Cane (Saccharum officinarum) 紅甘蔗

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Each cutting of sugar cane requires at least 2-3 active sections (the horizontal line with potential shoot). Where the blue circles are future shoot will grow. 甘蔗扦插枝條每截需有2-3個節點,藍色圈圈是未來會生長的新芽.

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Sugar can cuttings can root in the water. 甘蔗也可用水插來發根.

Sweet!  This tropical perennial plant is very easy to grow from cuttings.  Best growing in full sun location in warm climate or in large pot over winter in cold climate.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size:8′-20′(H)/(W). Propagate by cuttings or division.  Excellent for snack like chewing or for juice/beverage making.    Medicinal.

很甜!  這甘蔗是熱帶多年生植物,很容易生長及扦插繁殖.  最好栽種在溫暖地區的全日照處,在較冷的地區則需要盆植室內過冬.    它喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅8-20呎. 繁殖以扦插枝條或分株的方式來進行.  很適合當零食啃咬喝汁或榨汁喝.  具藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.daleysfruit.com.au/buy/purple-sugar-cane.htm   http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Purple_Sugar_Cane_9980.php             http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/112386/

Coffee (Coffea arabica) 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡

Coffee (Coffea arabica) 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡

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Coffee (Coffea arabica) is nice as indoor plant. 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡很適合當室內盆栽.

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Coffee (Coffea arabica) raw beans/seeds. 小果咖啡/阿拉比卡咖啡生豆/種子.

Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora are the most common coffee species in the world and 80% of coffee beans are consumed today are Coffea arabica.   It is such an important crop in the world nowadays!  It is a tropical tender perennial/shrub.  Easy to grow.  Good for growing in containers indoors, prefer light shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Glossy dark foliage is very pretty, when plant is mature it produces many small white flowers in spring, the flowers have a strong sweet fragrance!   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Its mature size can reach 12′-15′(H) X 6′-8′(W) but for easy picking the plants often are pruned short.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.

茜草科咖啡屬的熱帶多年生植物/灌木. 現今市面流通的咖啡豆有超過八成是阿拉比卡咖啡.  它是如今被栽種的最重要的經濟作物之一!  容易栽種.  室內散光處都能盆植.  最好是用排水佳但溼潤的有機土壤. 油亮深綠的葉片非常美麗,成熟植株春開許多白色小花,花有著濃郁甜香! 花為吸引蜂蝶的蜜源. 雖然成熟植株可達12-15呎高,6-8呎的寬幅,但是為了便於採收熟果,植株通常都被控制成一人的高度. 喜熱不耐寒.   以種子來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffea_arabica                                   https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%8F%E6%9E%9C%E5%92%96%E5%95%A1   http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1677-04202006000100011&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en     http://www.coffeeresearch.org/agriculture/varietals.htm           http://www.coffeeresearch.org/coffee/coffeeplant.htm                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2057/

Jessie Starflower (Ipheion ‘Rolf Fiedler’) 藍花韭

Jessie Starflower (Ipheion ‘Rolf Fiedler’) 藍花韭

Flower image see link:  https://www.veseys.com/ca/en/store/fallbulbs/starflower/Jessie

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Hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location.  Early spring to late spring with blue flowers.   Good for cut flower. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Easy to propagate by seeds, bulbs or dividision.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size: 6″-10″(H).

強健的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春開藍色小花. 適合切花. 花吸引蜂蝶.  容易以種子,球根或分株來進行繁殖.  耐寒喜熱.   成熟株高6-10吋高.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) 絞股藍/七葉膽

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) 絞股藍/七葉膽

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Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) plants is growing berries. 實生的絞股藍/七葉膽植株結果了!

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Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) female flowers and berries. 絞股藍/七葉膽的雌花與果實.

 

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine  (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seeds germination. 絞股藍/七葉膽種子發芽.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seeds germination. 絞股藍/七葉膽種子發芽.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seeds start to germinate in 10 days.絞股藍/七葉膽種子十天內會開始發芽.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seeds start to germinate in 10 days.絞股藍/七葉膽種子十天內會開始發芽.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seeds start to germinate in 10 days.絞股藍/七葉膽種子十天內會開始發芽.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seeds start to germinate in 10 days.絞股藍/七葉膽種子十天內會開始發芽.

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seed packet. 絞股藍/七葉膽種子包

Jiao-gu-lan/Sweet Tea Vine (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) seed packet. 絞股藍/七葉膽種子包

Perennial vine.  Medicinal herb/vegetable.  Prefers growing in partial shade to full shade location in moist soil.  Easy to grow as indoor plant.  Small yellow-white flowers in summer.    Require male plant and female plant to fruit.   Each berry is a pea size they turn purple-black when berries are ripe.  Mainly harvest the leaves for herbal tea.  Also the easiest way to enjoy it.   Mature size:10′-12′(H/L).  USDA Zone:8-11.

“多年生攀援草本。葉子互生,常5~7小葉,呈鳥趾狀複葉;中央一枚較大,先端漸尖,葉緣有鋸齒。夏季開黃白色花,圓錐花序腋生,雌雄異株。圓形漿果;種子如豌豆大,熟時為黑紫色。 味甘、無毒,皂甘的化學結構與人參類似,有「南方人蔘」之譽,在日本被譽為「福音草」。明朝《農政全書》記載七葉膽為救飢食物,《全國中草藥匯編》記載七葉膽是一種極佳之「食藥同源」的天然保健食品。聲稱具有降血脂、降血糖、抑制腫瘤細胞繁殖、抗胃潰瘍、消除疲勞和鎮靜等作用。"–摘自維基百科.  藤高/長10-12呎.  耐熱不耐寒. 強健易栽植,適合室內種植.

Reference links: 參考網站連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gynostemma_pentaphyllum https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%B5%9E%E8%82%A1%E8%97%8D http://big5.wiki8.com/jiaogulan_22857/

Rainbow’s End Hosta (Hosta ‘Rainbow’s End’ ) 矮性玉簪

Rainbow’s End Hosta (Hosta ‘Rainbow’s End’ ) 矮性玉簪

Mature plant image see link: http://www.plantdelights.com/Hosta-Rainbows-End-for-sale/Buy-Hosta/

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New bought Hosta ‘Rainbow’s End’. 新買的矮性玉簪.

Rainbow's End Hosta (Hosta 'Rainbow's End' ) 矮性玉簪

Rainbow’s End Hosta (Hosta ‘Rainbow’s End’ ) flowers. 矮性玉簪的花.

Rainbow's End Hosta (Hosta 'Rainbow's End' ) 矮性玉簪

Rainbow’s End Hosta (Hosta ‘Rainbow’s End’ ) flowers. 矮性玉簪的花.

This dwarf variety of Host is gorgeous!  Hardy perennial.  Beautiful variegated shiny foliage with deep green and yellowish light green which is excellent for borders or any small garden path.  Pale mauve flowers on reddish brown stems in late summer to fall. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil for best result.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Easy to grow and multiply steadily.  Suitable for container as well.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:4″-11″(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by division.

這款矮性斑葉種的玉簪很是美麗!  強健的多年生草花.  漂亮的深綠與黃綠的斑葉紋路的葉面光亮,夏末到秋季開著紅褐色花梗上的淺紫粉的花朵,非常適合於花壇邊或小徑邊上種植. 以種植於全日照到半日照處用溼潤土壤來種植是最好的.  花吸引蜂蝶及蜂鳥. 容易栽種及穩定地繁殖蔓生. 除地植外也適合盆植.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高4吋,花期含花梗高度為11吋,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以分株來進行.

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double') 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double') 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

2015-08-15 135 (Medium)Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double') 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double') 重瓣唐松草

Yunnan Meadow Rue/Chinese Meadow Rue (Thalictrum delavayi ‘Hewitt’s Double’) 重瓣唐松草

This cute double meadow rue is dainty!  Tiny double pink/mauve flowers is very similar to baby’s breath flowering all summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Good for cut flower.   Best growing in partial shade moist soil.   USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:4′-5′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Excellent in woodland garden.   Slow growth.

這個有著重瓣小花的唐松草蠻可愛精緻的!  夏開小巧的粉紫色重瓣花和滿天星的花很相似.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  最好栽種在半日照處的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高4-5呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  很適合林地型花園.  這草花的長速很慢.

Reference link:  參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/thalictrum-delavayi-hewitts-double.html