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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Wild Sage (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草

Sage (Salvia indica) 鼠尾草

Wild Sage seed packet. (Salvia indica) 野鼠尾草種子包與種子.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) first seed germination start on day 9. 野鼠尾草第一顆種子於第九日開始發芽.

This tropical short lived perennial has showy flowers!  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location in warm climate.  Violet/lavender flowers in all year around.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Drought-tolerant once establish.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W). USDA Zones:9-11.  Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

這種生長年限短的熱帶多年生草花有著顯眼的花朵!  容易栽種.   最好栽種在溫暖地帶, 全日照到半日照處.  全年可開藍紫色花朵.  花朵為頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥的蜜源.  植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  喜熱不耐寒.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_indica           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98534/                 https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=4486                                             http://b-and-t-world-seeds.com/cartall.asp?species=Salvia%20indica&sref=86245

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

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Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in container.
芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用. 適合盆植.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/38307/#b  http://www.finegardening.com/variegated-sweet-flag-acorus-calamus-%E2%80%98variegatus%E2%80%99

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙

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Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) seeds. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的種子.

2017-07-18 Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙 (2)

Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) first seed germination in 18 days. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的第一顆種子18天才發芽.

Tropical perennial vine/herb.  This vine foliage (about 20 leaves each recipe) can be crushed and bruised with blender or hands in clean drinking water to form jelly.  The jelly can be sweetened by syrup or juice as desert.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flowers in summer.   USDA Zones:9-11.   Mature size:20′-30′(H/L).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Medicinal.  Suitable for growing indoors in containers.

熱帶多年生爬藤/藥草.  這種藤的葉片(一次約20片)用果汁機或用手打碎弄爛在乾淨的水中會形成果凍. 跟愛玉子搓洗差不多只不過用葉片所以不需要等開花結果這種較長的過程.  這種果凍能加糖水或果汁後做成甜點食用.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開小白花. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長20-30呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/special-pages/plant-detail.aspx?                        http://www.seedsandplant.com/unit/7015695/                 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grass_jelly id=5585                                                          http://www.ebay.com/itm/20-RARE-SEEDS-Natural-Jelly-Vine-S-ng-sam-Long-Rung-Vietnam-Cyclea-barbata-/161789267694                 http://fresh2u.ecrater.co.uk/p/22219689/tropical-herb-natural-green-vine

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) plant is forming flower bud. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的植株有花苞形成了.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seeds are from mature dry seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的種子會從乾燥的花中滿出.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seed head is mature and dry. Seeds from a seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的結子了,右邊是左邊這朵花所生產出的種子.

Also is called Ivory Thistle.   Annual herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:7-11.  Mature size:1′-4′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Drought tolerant.  Could be invasive.  Plant is edible after cooked.  Plant has sharp spines, handle with care!  Medicinal.

又稱作象牙薊.  一年生的藥草/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高1-4呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  植株耐旱.  可能變成強勢植物.  植株可以煮食後食用.  植株有銳刺要小心!  藥用.  本植物與乳薊同屬,但比乳薊含較高的水飛薊素.

Reference link: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/218283/#b

 

 

Formosan Fig (Ficus formosana Maxim)天仙果/羊奶頭

Formosan Fig (Ficus formosana Maxim)天仙果/羊奶頭

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Formosan Fig (Ficus formosana Maxim) seeds. 天仙果/羊奶頭的種子.

 

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Formosan Fig (Ficus formosana Maxim) seeds germination in about 10 days. 天仙果羊奶頭的種子約10天孵出.

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Formosan Fig (Ficus formosana Maxim)天仙果/羊奶頭

Tropical medicinal/edible plant.  Evergreen shrub or small tree.  The whole plant is edible after cooked.  Usually cook the plant with chicken or spare ribs in soup.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in  partial shade or light shade location in moist soil.  Plant is either male or female.  USDA Zones:9-10. Mature size:2-3M(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.

熱帶藥用/食用植物. 常綠灌木或小樹.  整株可以煮食. 通常將植株與雞隻或排骨燉湯煮. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.  植株雌雄異株所以種植時要多種些以確保能開花結果. 植株喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅約2-3公尺. 繁殖以種子,扦插或高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficus_formosana                                                http://wmwm5600.blogspot.ca/2008/05/blog-post_3556.html            http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%e5%a4%a9%e4%bb%99%e6%9e%9c/%e5%a4%a9%e4%bb%99%e6%9e%9c.htm http://tai2.ntu.edu.tw/PlantInfo/species-des.php?code=308%20006%2012%200   http://rein1638.pixnet.net/blog/post/19866484-%E7%BE%8A%E5%A5%B6%E9%A0%AD543%28%E8%87%BA%E7%81%A3%E5%A4%A9%E4%BB%99%E6%9E%9C~%E5%8F%B0%E7%81%A3%E6%A6%95~%E7%89%9B%E5%A5%B6%E5%9F%94~ficus-formo

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) 灰白益母草

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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Cold hardy perennial herb.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pink-white flowers in early summer to late summer.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Self seeds easily.   One of many useful common weeds. Could be invasive– by growing in shadier location will slow down the growth and propagation speed.   Medicinal.

它是強健耐寒多年生藥草.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  初夏到夏末開粉紅色到白色的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎, 寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖. 它是眾多常見有用雜草中之一.  可能為強勢植物–種植在日照較弱處會令其生長與繁殖力減弱.   花莖葉均可藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonurus_cardiaca                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%81%b0%e7%99%bd%e7%9b%8a%e6%af%8d%e8%8d%89                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/40818/                 http://baike.baidu.com/item/%E7%81%B0%E7%99%BD%E7%9B%8A%E6%AF%8D%E8%8D%89

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) flower heads are seeding. 菖蒲的花序結種子中.

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.

芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78454/#b