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Yellow Wax Bells (Kirengeshoma palmate) 黃山梅

Yellow Wax Bells (Kirengeshoma palmate) 黃山梅

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Yellow Wax Bells (Kirengeshoma palmate) has showy yellow flowers. 黃山梅的花也頗引人注意.

Cold hardy perennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  Waxy nodding yellow flowers in late spring to early summer.  Showy yellow flowers attract bees and butterflies.    USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, bulbs, offsets or division.  Medicinal.  Excellent in woodland garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處.  春末夏初開黃色蠟質向下開的花朵.  顯眼的花朵頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒不甚耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.  很適合林地型有蔭的花園.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirengeshoma_palmata                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%BB%84%E5%B1%B1%E6%A2%85            http://wimastergardener.org/article/yellow-wax-bells-kirengeshoma-palmata/

Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草

Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草
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Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) seeds. 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草的種子.

Hardy perennial/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Mid spring to early fall plant blooms with violet flowers.  Long blooming time!
Flowers attract bees butterflies and hummingbirds. USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 6″-12″(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.
強健的多年生草花/藥用植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到初秋開藍紫色花.  花期很長. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  耐寒性不錯也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) 藤槭

Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) 藤槭

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) seeds. 藤槭的種子.

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) seed germination. 藤槭種子發芽了.

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) seedling is growing true leaves. 藤槭小苗長出本葉.

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) growing shoots in spring. 藤槭初春長出的芽葉.

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Vine Maple (Acer circinatum) has red fall color. 藤槭有著紅色的秋色.

Hardy deciduous  shrub/small to mid size tree.  Native in Northern America.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location, prefer moist soil.  It is thought related to Japanese maple (Acer palmatum).   This shrub/tree has nice bright orange red fall color.  In early spring burgundy with white flowers appears.  USDA Zones:6-9.  Mature size:6′-8’to 20′-30′(H)X15′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds or layering/air layering.

強健落葉灌木/中小型樹. 原生於北美的樹種之一. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  人們相信這物種是日本楓/槭的近親. 它的秋葉鮮艷橘紅,甚為鮮明美麗.   初春開暗紅與白色的小花. 喜熱尚為耐寒.  成熟植株依環境有所變異. 矮的僅達6-8呎,高的可達20-30呎高,寬幅15-20呎.  繁殖方式以種子或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acer_circinatum                                                           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/163/

Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine) 鼠趜草/清明草

Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine) 鼠趜草/清明草

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Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine) seedlings. 鼠趜草/清明草小苗.

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Jersey cudweed (Gnaphalium affine ) seeds. 鼠趜草/清明草種子.

Biennial plant.  The parts above ground are used for food or medicinal herb.   Native in East and South of Asia.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Whole plant is covered with very fine cotton like hair.  Small yellow flowers in clusters in early to mid spring to summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Mature size:3″-6″(H)/(W).   Propagate by seeds.  Medicinal.

二年生草花.  地面以上的部位用於料理做成粿類食品或藥草來使用.  原生於東亞與南亞.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照偏於濕潤的土壤.  全株被有白色棉毛.  春初到仲春/夏初開小小黃色頂生的花序.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  成熟株高/寬幅約3-6吋. 耐寒/熱性不明.  繁殖方式以種子為主來進行. 藥用價值高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnaphalium_affine                         https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e9%bc%a0%e9%ba%b4%e8%8d%89                  http://ongzi-secretgarden.blogspot.ca/2013/04/gnaphalium-affine.html

Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) 蕁麻/異株蕁麻

Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) 蕁麻/異株蕁麻

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Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle(Urtica dioica) 蕁麻/異株蕁麻

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Common Nettle/Stinging Nettle(Urtica dioica) is flowering. 蕁麻/異株蕁麻植株開花中.

Perennial common herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:3-10. Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds, rhizomes, division. Handling plant with care!  Wear gloves!!  It may causes skin irritation or allergic reaction when contact with skin. Fast growing and can be invasive.  Spring time people will harvest the tender leaves with shoot, wilt them in boiling water briefly, drain the water, add garlic then grind all meshed, delicious!  Contain high iron and calcium.   It has well know medicinal value. Often can find this is sold as herbal tea.

多年生常見藥草/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  極其耐寒耐熱. 成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖,分株等方式來進行.  避免直接與植株直接接觸! 要戴手套!! 植株被有細次容易引起皮膚過敏癢痛的反應. 生長速度快可能變成強勢植物.

歐美人春天時人們會去採嫩芽嫩葉燙過後與蒜頭用杵臼磨成泥來食補. 它有很好的藥效,春天的它還能拿來當蔬菜吃. 不過全株有惱人的細刺,採收要小心並戴上手套,並且要燙煮過水,細刺才會掉落無害時才能入口. 含很高的鐵質與鈣質. 歐美也有將其葉片/全株乾燥後打碎裝包成保健用的香草茶包使用的.  有農人會將農作物種植區外圍種一片除食用外也可用來防野生動物破壞農作物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urtica_dioica                                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1958/                                       http://cht.naturalnews.com/chtbuzz_buzz000475.html

More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續

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Just beautiful everywhere!! 秋色處處,如詩如畫!!

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Birch with golden foliage on the slope. 斜坡上葉轉金黃色的白樺木.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Gingko foliage turn golden yellow. 銀杏葉色轉為金黃.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 White oak with brilliant red foliage in fall. 秋天葉色轉紅的白橡.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 A fade and fallen white oak leaf. 白橡凋落褪色的葉片.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Japanese maple and Virginia creeper. 院內轉橘色的日本楓及圍牆外變紅的五葉地錦.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Sugar maple. 糖楓.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Black oak foliage turns red in fall. 黑橡轉紅的秋色.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Driving on the road. 開車時停紅燈拍的路景.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Street view. 街景.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Red oak in fall. 紅橡秋色轉紅中.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 White oak hybrid with English oak with red fall color like white oak and foliage shape like English oak. 白橡與英橡混種的美麗樹種各取其白橡紅葉及英橡葉形的優點.

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More Toronto Fall Color. 多倫多秋色續 Fall color by pond. 池邊秋色.

2015 Fall Color in Toronto Ontario 2015 安大略省多倫多市秋色

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Enjoy the seasonal show! 🙂  慢慢品味如詩如畫的秋色!  🙂

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2015 Fall Color in Toronto Ontario 2015 安大略省多倫多市秋色 Tulip tree. 馬褂木.

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