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White Sage (Salvia apiana) 白鼠尾草

White Sage (Salvia apiana) 白鼠尾草

2018-01-02 White Sage (Salvia apiana) 白鼠尾草 (1) - Copy

White Sage (Salvia apiana) seeds. 白鼠尾草種子包的種子.

2018-01-02 White Sage (Salvia apiana) 白鼠尾草 (3) - Copy

White Sage (Salvia apiana) seeds. 白鼠尾草的種子.

2018-01-15 White Sage (Salvia apiana) 白鼠尾草 (1)

White Sage (Salvia apiana) seeds germination in about 2 weeks. 白鼠尾草的種子約2週發芽.

Tropical perennial herb mainly growing for its leaves which are used for ritual smoking.  Aromatic. Evergreen.   Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location.   Small white flowers in mid spring to mid fall.   Long blooming time.   Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.   Large silvery grey foliage is attractive.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Drought tolerant once the plant is established.  Medicinal.

白鼠尾草(Salvia apiana)為熱帶多年生香草,西方主要用乾燥的莖葉薰香驅邪用.  芳香.  常綠.  容易栽種.   最好栽種在全日照處.   仲春到中秋開小白花.  花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  銀灰色的大葉片頗為顯眼好看.  喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插的方式來進行.   植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_apiana           https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/882/                 http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/benefits-white-sage-tea-5023.html

Chinese Liquorice(Glycyrrhiza uralensis)甘草

Chinese Liquorice(Glycyrrhiza uralensis)甘草

甘草種子發芽 (Medium)

Chinese Liquorice(Glycyrrhiza uralensis) seed germination. 甘草種子發芽.

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Chinese Liquorice(Glycyrrhiza uralensis) seeds. 甘草的種子.

This perennial herb are very common and popular used in Chinese traditional medicine.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pinkish purple flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.
豆科多年生藥草,常見用於傳統中藥.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏天開粉紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱也尚耐寒. 成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插方式來進行.

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Tree onions (Allium × proliferum) 埃及樹蔥

Tree onions (Allium × proliferum) 埃及樹蔥

2017-06-10 Tree onions (Allium × proliferum) 埃及樹蔥 (2) - Copy

Tree onions (Allium × proliferum) tips of the stems are forming new bulbs and plant instead of flowers. 埃及樹蔥頂部是結小球並且長出新植株而非開花.

2016-08-24Tree onion (Medium)

Tree onions (Allium × proliferum) has stronger onion scent than green onion.埃及樹蔥的蔥味比一般青蔥的蔥味要更濃些.

2016-07-25Tree Onion (Allium x proliferum)埃及樹蔥 (2) (Medium)

Tree onions (Allium × proliferum) bulbs. 埃及樹蔥的球根.

Very hardy perennial herb. Easy to grow and propagate. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Tan/cream flower heads blooming from late spring to early fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Can be used as green onion or scallions in cooking. USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:1.5-2′(H) X 6″-9″(W). Propagate by seeds, bulbs, offsets or division.  Plants self sow easily.

非常強健的多年生香菜類. 容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  淺黃色花序從春末開到秋初.  花為頗吸引蜂蝶的蜜源.  蔥綠部份能取代青蔥來使用於食物的料理.  其球根的蔥味比青蔥濃厚,用時要酌量減少. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖可以種子,球根,側芽或分株方式來進行.  植株容易自行落籽繁殖.

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Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ‘Bolero’) 茴藿香

Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ‘Bolero’) 茴藿香

Anise-Hyssop (Agastache 'Bolero') 茴藿香

Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ‘Bolero’) 茴藿香

Anise-Hyssop (Agastache 'Bolero') 茴藿香

Anise-Hyssop (Agastache ‘Bolero’) 茴藿香

This perennial herb has less anise aroma.  It is very hardy and easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Long blooming time.  Deep pink to purple tube like flowers from late spring to mid fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Plant is edible.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). USDA Zones:5-10.  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

這種多年生草花是一種香草植物. 強健易栽種. 最好是種在全日照到半日照處.  花期非常長,從春末開到中秋.  花是吸引蜂蝶及蜂鳥的蜜源.  可食用.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅1-1.5呎. 耐寒也耐熱.  繁殖以種子為主,扦插亦可.