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Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) 泰國黑薑or小花山奈

Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) 泰國黑薑or小花山奈

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Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) bulb/rhizome. 泰國黑薑or小花山奈的塊根.

Tropical perennial.   The inner rhizome flesh is purple, dark to black when dried.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Small white flowers with deep pink center bloom in spring.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H/W).  Propagate by rhizomes or division.   Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in container indoors.  Medicinal.

熱帶多年生草花.  塊根內部暗色,乾燥後呈現的紫黑色. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤但排水佳的土壤.  春開小白花花中帶有深粉紅色紋.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以塊根或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaempferia_parviflora                              http://blog.xuite.net/wmwm5600/blog/562025209-藥用植物簡介%28884%29泰國黑薑https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/234325/#b                      http://www.gingersrus.com/cart/index.php?productID=72

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) 通天草

Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) 通天草

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) seeds. It is needed to rub off the seed coating before planting. 通天草種子種植前要先揉去外殼.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) seedling and seeds. 通天草的小苗與尚未孵出的種子.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) seedling is growing true leaves. 通天草的小苗長出本葉了.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) 通天草

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) flower bud is forming.通天草的花苞形成了.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) is going to flower soon. 通天草快開花了.

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Asian Foxtail (Uraria crinita) has many small flowers on a flower stems.通天草的花是由許多小花組成的花序.

Tropical perennial, medicinal herb.  Seeds will need to remove the outer seed coating first then soak in water to germinate.  Normally about  7-10 days seeds will sprout.   Usually plants can be harvested about 10 months after planting from seeds.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Long slender purple and white flowers on stems, flower shape like foxtail, hence the common name.   Bloom in spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:3′-5′(H) X   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

又稱狗尾草.  多年生草本的草藥.   種子去殼泡水後播種.  通常約7-10天會出芽.  從種子到採收約10個月.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春天開紫色與白色細長花頂生成串外型如狐尾或狗尾,故有此名.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-5呎,寬幅呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/Special-Pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=2537                  http://www.tdais.gov.tw/view.php?catid=1504                         http://www.miji.org.tw/main.asp?BodySel=036              http://jmsu99.blogspot.ca/2011/06/blog-post_29.html http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E7%8B%97%E5%B0%BE%E8%8D%89/%E7%8B%97%E5%B0%BE%E8%8D%89.htm http://rein1638.pixnet.net/blog/post/17564588-%E9%80%9A%E5%A4%A9%E8%8D%89~%E7%8B%97%E5%B0%BE%E8%8D%89~%E5%8F%B0%E7%81%A3%E4%BA%BA%E8%94%98~%E5%85%83%E6%B0%A3%E7%9A%84%E9%A3%9F%E6%9D%90

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) 黨蔘

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) flower.黨蔘的花.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) ripe dry seed pod. 黨蔘的成熟乾燥種莢.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) viable seeds from a seed pod. 黨蔘種莢內取出的種子.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) seeds germinate in 2 weeks. 黨蔘的種子約2週發芽.

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Dang Shen or Poor Man’s Ginseng(Codonopsis pilosula) seedlings.黨蔘的種苗.

Cold hardy perennial flowering vine/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Late summer to fall with pale green/pale maroon bell shaped flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/L) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

耐寒強健的多年生草本開花藤/中藥.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的地方.  夏末到秋天開淡綠色帶淡暗紅色的鐘形花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高/藤長6-8呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖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/Codonopsis_pilosula                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%BB%A8%E5%8F%83                             http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62659/                                     http://yibian.hopto.org/yao/?yno=195

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木

American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) 北美楤木

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American Spikenard (Aralia racemosa) in September with ripe inedible berries. 九月時的北美楤木不可食用的成熟小果實結果纍纍.

Native perennial with small berries.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small green flowers in late spring to summer, followed by inedible small maroon berries in summer.  Berries attract birds to feed on.  USDA Zones:3-8.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal herb.   Excellent for naturalizing.

楤木屬的北美原生多年生草本,能結鳥類可食但是人類不可食用的小果實.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到夏天開綠色的小花,花後結小果實由綠轉暗紅,雖然人類不能食用其果實但鳥類很愛吃.  耐寒不耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  藥用.  適合自然野放生長.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aralia_racemosa                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1522/#b                      http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=v270

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.

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Wild Sage (Salvia indica) seedling. Whole plant is covered with fine hair. 野鼠尾草的小苗. 整株被有細毛.

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.

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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.

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Green grass jelly or Cincau hijau (Cyclea barbata) seedling growing very slow. 毛葉輪杯藤or箕藤or金鎖匙的小實生苗長的超龜速.

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