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Blue Amaryllis (Worsleya rayneri) 藍色孤挺花

Blue Amaryllis (Worsleya rayneri) 藍色孤挺花

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Blue Amaryllis (Worsleya rayneri) 藍色孤挺花

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Blue Amaryllis (Worsleya rayneri) 1 year old sized bulb. 藍色孤挺花一歲大的球.

This is one of many gardener’s dream plants!  Gorgeous large blue flowers in summer!!   Check the reference links to see why!  Finally able to grow one! 🙂 Tropical bulbous perennial. Unique sickle shaped of blue-green leaves.  Easy to moderate level. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drain soil/medium.   USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H/W). Propagate by seeds, bulbs, bulbils, offsets or division.  Suitable for containers.

這是許多愛花人的夢想植物!  夏天開超美的藍色大花!!  花照請看底下的連結就知道為什麼了.  終於得償夙願!  🙂   熱帶多年生球根花卉. 特別的鐮刀狀葉片大概是未開花植株的可辨識的特色.  種植難度簡單到中等.  最好種植在全日照到半日照處,排水良好的土壤介質中.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,子球,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worsleya                                                           https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%97%8D%E8%89%B2%E5%AD%A4%E6%8C%BA%E8%8A%B1         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/151652/#b

Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’) 芍藥

Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’) 芍藥

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Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’) is beautiful in garden to go with other plants!  3 very fragrant plants in my garden.  芍藥很容易和花園裡的其他植物搭配! 圖中為我花園中的3種非常芳香的植物.

 

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Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’) is beautiful and fragrant! 芍藥的花很大朵,又香又美!

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Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’) is beautiful and fragrant! 芍藥的花很大朵,又香又美!

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Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Bowl of Beauty’) is beautiful in garden to go with other plants! 芍藥很容易和花園裡的其他植物搭配!

Cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Beautiful large pink double flowers with creamy white center in late spring early summer.  Very fragrant!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Excellent for cut flower.  USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:2.5′-3.5′(H) X 3′-4′(W).   Propagate mainly by division.  Drought tolerant once established.  Life span is aroun 50 years.  Medium to slow growth, depends on how rich the soil and soil moisture.

耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末夏初開很大朵的粉紅色重瓣花,內層是米黃/米白色的. 花朵很香!  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  很適合切花.  極其耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高2.5-3.5呎,寬幅3-4呎.  繁殖以分株為主. 植株成長穩定後頗為耐旱.  一般而言芍藥的壽命在草花界中是很長的,約50年.  生長速度中等到緩慢,全取決於濕度及土壤肥沃程度.

Reference links:  參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/paeonia-lactiflora-bowl-of-beauty.html     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/38347/#b

 

Iris siberica ‘Pink Haze’ 西伯利亞鳶尾’粉紅霧霾’

Iris siberica ‘Pink Haze’ 西伯利亞鳶尾’粉紅霧霾’

 

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Iris siberica ‘Pink Haze’ 西伯利亞鳶尾’粉紅霧霾’

 

Very cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Fragrant pink/deep pink flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  When plants is not flowering the plant looks like ornamental grass.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds, division.  Medium to fast growth.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

非常耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初開深粉紅芳香的花朵.  花頗吸引蜂類.  沒開花的時候像是觀賞草類.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,分株方式來進行.  生長速度蠻快的.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/33299/#b            http://plants.plantworld.net/11110007/Plant/11879/Pink_Haze_Siberian_Iris     http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/plant-finder/iris-sibirica-pink-haze/

Cutleaf Coneflower or Tall Coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) 金光菊

Cutleaf Coneflower or Tall Coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) 金光菊

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Cutleaf Coneflower or Tall Coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) after transplanting. 金光菊植株小株移植後.

Also called Wild Golden Glow. Very hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil. Yellow flowers in summer to mid fall.  This native wild flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time! USDA Zones:3-8. Mature size:6′-7′(H) X 2′-4′(W).  Propagate by seeds, division.

這種金光菊的葉片為有深裂的大片葉,高性株. 非常強健耐寒的多年生草花.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤. 但是即便是全蔭也能夠生長,可見得它的耐蔭度極高.  夏到秋開黃色單瓣的花朵.  這種原生的野花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花期很長!  極耐寒但似乎不是很耐熱.  成熟株高6-7呎,寬幅2-4呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudbeckia_laciniata                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e9%87%91%e5%85%89%e8%8f%8a                           http://www.prairiemoon.com/seeds/wildflowers-forbs/rudbeckia-laciniata-wild-golden-glow.html

Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) 亞茲特克紅藜

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seed packet. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子包.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds. 亞茲特克紅藜的種子.

Also are known as huauzontle or lamb’s quarters.   Annual vegetable/grain crop.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Bright magenta-red leaves is very striking and ornamental.  You can harvest the leaves and eat them as spinach.  The seeds/grain form quickly after flowering.  Very hardy plant!  It is very nutritious crop!   Mature size:6′(H) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seed freely.

一種一年生的藜,葉片可作葉菜料理如同菠菜,種子營養豐富可做為穀類. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  小苗及成熟株的紅葉很具觀賞價值.  植株於開花後很快就結子. 非常強健的植物!  由於作為穀類營養豐富所以這類作物常作為養生植物.  成熟株高可達6呎,寬幅1呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.rareseeds.com/red-aztec-spinach-huauzontle-/                 https://www.wildgardenseed.com/product_info.php?products_id=70       http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/73991/#b https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chenopodium_berlandieri

 

 

Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) 苦楝

Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) 苦楝

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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) seed germination about 4 months. 苦楝種子約4個月才孵出.

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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) seeds. 苦楝的種子.

This beautiful deciduous tree is very easy to grow.  Tropical.  Best growing in full sun location.   It has lots of small pink fragrant flowers in late spring early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Fruit attract birds.  USDA Zones:7-11. Mature size:20′-40′(H) X 30′-40′(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Plant is toxic if ingested.  Medicinal.

很容易栽種的美麗落葉喬木.  熱帶植物.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末夏初開花量很多的小小芳香的粉紅色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  熟果吸引鳥類覓食.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高可達20-40呎,寬幅30-40呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melia_azedarach                                 https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51724/           http://wildflowers.jdcc.edu/Chinaberry.html                    http://kplant.biodiv.tw/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D/%E8%8B%A6%E6%A5%9D.htm

Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

 

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Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) 黑石竹

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Black Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus ‘Sooty’) foliage and stems are also green with dark red. 黑石竹的莖葉也是綠中帶著暗紅.

Very cold hardy!   Biennial or perennial.  Unique dark red fragrant flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. The first year seedlings remain evergreen and small as ground cover and the second year grow taller and fuller then develop flowers.  The foliage also dark red with a bit green.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-12″(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Self seeds easily.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Good for cut flower.    If keep dead heading the spent flowers will prolong the life span.

極其耐寒強健!  二年生或多年生草花.  奇特的暗紅接近黑色的芳香花朵於夏天綻放.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  種子種起的第一年其小苗在冬天為常綠地被且維持小小的株型但隔年則生長加快變高變茂盛且開出花朵來.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 極耐寒也有一定程度耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅9-12吋. 繁殖方式以種子來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖.  適合盆植. 適合切花.  若能花謝後摘除不讓結子則能延長其壽命.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/37998/#b                    http://www.perennials.com/plants/dianthus-barbatus-sooty.html                                   http://www.thompson-morgan.com/flowers/flower-seeds/perennial-and-biennial-seeds/dianthus-barbatus-nigrescens-sooty/2017TM