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Wisteria season in Toronto!多倫多紫藤花開!

Wisteria season in Toronto!多倫多紫藤花開!

Just beautiful! 美不勝收!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

 

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

 

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見!

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto!  Reblooming Wisteria in backyard. 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見! 客戶家後院的續開紫藤.

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto! Reblooming Wisteria. 多倫多紫藤花開,處處可見! 這株是客戶家的續開型紫藤. 花瓣與其他的紫藤相比較為厚實.

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Beautiful Wisteria is everywhere now in Toronto!  Reblooming Wisteria.  這株是客戶家的續開型紫藤.

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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘yae-kokuryu’ at TBG.) 多倫多植物園裡的日本黑龍紫藤.

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Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Lawrence’ at TBG. ) 多倫多植物園中的日本紫藤’Lawrence’.

 

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥

Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥

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Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya) fresh tuber. 薯蕷or山藥的根.

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Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tubers. 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子.

Very cold hardy, fast growing perennial vine.  Mainly are growing for its large/long fleshy starchy tubers.  Also called  cinnamon-vine.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained, moist and rich soil.  USDA Zones:5-11.  Mature size:10′-17′(H/L).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, aerial tubers, tuber or division.  Medicinal.  Could be invasive in warmer climate region.

非常耐寒,生長快速的多年生藤蔓. 主要種來採收他極富澱粉的長條形塊根. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳的濕潤,肥沃的土壤.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟植株可高/藤長10-17呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插,零餘子或分株的方式來進行.  既可食用也可藥用.  由於生長的限制少因此被認為是強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_yam                                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%AF%E8%95%B7

Greater burdock/Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根. Roots section view. 根部橫剖面圖.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) roots bought from supermarket. 超市賣的牛蒡的根. Roots section view. 根部橫剖面圖.

Edible burdock (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡

Edible burdock seed packet. (Arctium lappa) 牛蒡的種子包.

Edible burdock seeds.(Arctium lappa) 牛蒡的種子

Edible burdock seeds.(Arctium lappa) 牛蒡的種子

Super hardy biennial herb/root vegetable.   Easy to grow.  USDA Zones:2-10. Mature size:2′-8′(H) X 3′-4′(W). Arctium lappa is  commonly called greater burdock/edible burdock is sunflower family, hardy vegetable mainly growing for its long root. It has become an invasive weed in some countries where do not how to consume them.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought and cold tolerant. No maintenance.   This plant is not just edible as food also medicinal.  Red-purple flowers in late spring to mid summer.  Self seeds easily.  Propagate by seeds.

牛蒡是強健的草藥/根莖類蔬菜.  二年生草本植物.  極易栽種.  耐寒又耐熱.  成熟株高2-8呎,寬幅3-4呎. 它是向日葵家族的一員,是種來取極長的根部為蔬菜.  由於極強健又耐寒耐熱耐旱,無須維護.  所以對不知如何食用它的國家而言變成強勢的雜草.  它不僅是根莖類蔬菜亦可藥用. 栽種以全日照到半日照處種植為佳. 紫紅偏藍的花於春末到仲夏開花.  容易自行結籽繁殖.  繁殖以種子為主.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctium_lappa

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%89%9B%E8%92%A1

http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/burdock-root.html

http://cht.a-hospital.com/w/%E7%89%9B%E8%92%A1

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥

Siberian Squill are beautiful in large amount of numbers. (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥數大便是美.

Siberian Squill are beautiful in large amount of numbers. (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥數大便是美.

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥

White flower form Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥白花品種.

White flower form Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥白花品種.

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica) last year's seeds are sprouting.  去年的西伯利亞海蔥種子發芽了.

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica) last year’s seeds are sprouting. 去年的西伯利亞海蔥種子發芽了.

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥.

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)西伯利亞海蔥.

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica) are in bloom!  It is spring!  These tiny flowering bulbs are not just blooming also sprouting!  Too easy to grow, some places I can see they are becoming invasive.  😦

西伯利亞海蔥去年結的種子晚結的在今春發芽了,早結的當年開完花就會發芽.  因太好種,很不幸它變成了強勢植物.  😦

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

 

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Hybrid Aster (Aster) 紫菀

Very hardy perennial.  Easy to grow in any full sun location in well drained soil.  Large amount of small purple flowers in late summer to frost.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Flowers are excellent for cut flower.   Easy to propagate by dividing plants in early spring or from seeds.  USDA Zones: 4-9.  The wild variety is usually taller.  The cultivars are shorter.   Fast growing, do not tolerant foot traffic.

紫菀(Aster trinervius)菊科紫菀屬的植物, 非常強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種在任何全日照排水良好處.  夏末到霜降開大量小菊形紫花,花期很長,很適合切花,花頗吸引蜂蝶.  容易於春天時以分株或種子來繁殖.  耐寒也耐熱.  野生的株高較高,園藝種的較矮有矮性品種.  生長快速,不耐踩.

Purple crown vetch (Coronilla varia)多變小冠花

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Purple crown vetch (Coronilla varia),pea family, fast growing,invasive plants, likes full sun, toxic wild flower.– Weed it!
多變小冠花(Coronilla varia)是一種豆科多年生草本植物,地上莖可能達到 0.6~2公尺。它能容忍乾旱,暴雨,高溫和寒冷,但它不耐遮蔭。根系深廣可做為斜岥的水土保持,但具有侵略性。–請清除此類雜草!