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Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth’續開型鳶尾

Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth’續開型鳶尾

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Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth’ has large fragrant flowers! 這品種的續開型鳶尾花大又香!

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Hand pollinate Iris. 幫續開鳶尾花人工授粉.

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Reblooming Iris ‘Mother Earth'(male) hybridize with ‘Pagan Dance'(female). The seed pods are forming! 續開型鳶尾玩雜交亂點鴛鴦譜,有開始結果莢了!

Reliable re-bloomer! Cold hardy evergreen perennial with large flowers in late spring early summer to fall.  Its flower is bicolor with lavender and cream, the flower fragrance reminds me candy! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in well drained soil.  USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by division.  Medium growth rate.  Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable in container.  Excellent in alpine/rock garden or perennial garden.  Suitable for cut flower.

很讚的續開型鳶尾!   耐寒強健常綠的多年生草花. 春末夏初開到秋天. 這品種是雙色花,粉紫色與乳黃色. 花很大朵,它的花香有點像是糖果香!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處的排水佳的土壤.  耐寒也有一定程度的耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖方式以分株的方式來進行.  長速不慢.  植株有毒勿食.  適合盆植.  很適合岩砌花園種植或是全日照的草花花園種植.  可做切花.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/35774/#b                               https://garden.org/plants/view/95820/Tall-Bearded-Iris-Iris-Mother-Earth/           https://www.schreinersgardens.com/mother-earth

Japanese Iris (Iris ensata ‘Caprician Butterfly’) 日本鳶尾

Japanese Iris (Iris ensata ‘Caprician Butterfly’) 日本鳶尾

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Japanese Iris (Iris ensata ‘Caprician Butterfly’) 日本鳶尾

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Large beautiful white to mauve flowers with violet-deep blue vein and bright yellow markings in early summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Excellent for cut flower.   USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:3′(H) X 1′-2′(W). Propagate by bulbs, offsets or division.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

強健耐寒的球根花卉. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏開大朵淡紫色花,花有深藍紫色的網紋與鮮黃色的斑.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  很適合作為插花的花材.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以球根/塊根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/92465/#b                           http://www.americanmeadows.com/perennials/iris/japanese-iris-caprician-butterfly          https://garden.org/plants/view/139506/Japanese-Iris-Iris-ensata-Caprician-Butterfly/

Cobra Lily or Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema griffithii) 翼檐南星

Cobra Lily or Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema griffithii) 翼檐南星
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Cobra Lily or Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema griffithii) bulbs.翼檐南星球根包.

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow. Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Unique flowers in late spring, the flowers shape like a cobra which is standing before the attack. Flower color is purple-black with green vein/markings. USDA Zones:5-10. Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs or offsets. Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable for growing in containers.  The native Arisaema triphyllum is smaller in size and its flowers pattern is less attractive than this one.
天南星屬的多年生球根花卉. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.  春末開奇特花形的花,狀若起身攻擊狀的眼鏡蛇. 花色紫黑有綠色紋瓣. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅6-9吋. 繁殖方式以種子,球根,側芽來進行. 植株有毒勿食. 可盆植.  原生較小型的三葉天南星(Arisaema triphyllum)是較為常見的天南星植物.
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Common Pitcher Plant(Sarracenia purpurea)紫翼瓶子草

Common Pitcher Plant(Sarracenia purpurea)紫翼瓶子草


Common Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea) seeds. 紫翼瓶子草的種子.

Cold hardy perennial/carnivorous and insectivorous.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Red-purple flowers in late spring to mid summer.   USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6″-1′(W) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, offsets or division.   Plant is toxic if ingested.

強健耐寒的多年生草花/食蟲植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.  春末到仲夏間開紅紫色的花. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅6吋到9吋.  繁殖以種子,扦插,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  植物有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarracenia_purpurea                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E7%B4%AB%E7%93%B6%E5%AD%90%E8%8D%89    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2706/#b

Spider Milkweed/Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias asperula) 綠花馬利筋

Spider Milkweed/Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias asperula) 綠花馬利筋


Spider Milkweed/Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias asperula) seeds. 綠花馬利筋的種子.

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Spider Milkweed/Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias asperula) the first seed is germinating!綠花馬利筋第一顆種子發芽了!

2018-03-08 Spider Milkweed or Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias asperula) 綠花馬利筋.

Spider Milkweed/Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias asperula) plant is waking up from winter. 綠花馬利筋從休眠中醒來了

Asclepias asperula is a perennial.   It is native to the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico area, it is a food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Beautiful green flowers with purple/maroon center in summer.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:7-9.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

它是比較少見的馬利筋物種. 多年生.  原生與美國西南部及墨西哥北邊地區的帝王蝶的食草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開的美麗綠色花朵中心有暗紫紅色線條.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不喜冷.  成熟株高1-2呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  以種子來繁殖.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asclepias_asperula                  http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ASAS

Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum)玉竹

Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) 玉竹


Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) ripe berries are harvested for seeds in late fall. 玉竹收種子要採收秋末轉黑的果實才夠成熟.


Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) seeds are cleaned after removal of berries skin and flesh. 玉竹種子清洗後–去掉了果皮與果肉後的樣子.


Fragrant Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum) seeds germination. (2 months in fridge and 2 months in seed tray) 玉竹種子孵出 (2個月冰箱冷藏冷層積+拿出來又孵了2個月).

Cold hardy bulbous perennial/herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun, partial shade or full shade location.  Fragrant bell like white flowers in late spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings/bulbs/rhizomes or division.  Plant is toxic if ingested.  Edible part is cooked usually candied roots.   Medicinal.

百合科,耐寒強健的多年生塊根類植物/草藥.  容易栽種.  栽種在全日照到全蔭處都能生長得很好.  春末夏初間開白色鈴鐺狀芬芳的花朵. 是頗吸引蜂類的蜜源.  溫度適應上它耐寒也耐熱.  成熟植株高2-3呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖方式以種子,塊根/球根或分株方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食. 可食性部位為根部,要煮透才能夠食用/藥用. 通常以糖來炮製後乾燥貯存.  藥用價值高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygonatum_odoratum                             https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%8e%89%e7%ab%b9                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/37119/                              http://www.luontoportti.com/suomi/en/kukkakasvit/angular-solomons-seal


Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) 橡膠茉莉

Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) 橡膠茉莉


Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) seeds. 橡膠茉莉的種籽.


Rubber Vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora ) seeds germination in day 17. 橡膠茉莉種子第17天開始發芽.

Tropical hardy evergreen climber.  Easy to grow.  Best in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Lavender flower bloom all year around.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H/L) X 4′-6′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶強健的常綠爬藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤土壤.  全年開粉紫色花,花期很長.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高12-15呎高/長,寬幅4-6呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插方式來進行.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptostegia_grandiflora                     https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%A9%A1%E8%86%A0%E7%B4%AB%E8%8C%89%E8%8E%89              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2071/

White Veined Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia fimbriata) 白紋馬兜鈴

White Veined Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia fimbriata) 白紋馬兜鈴


White Veined Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia fimbriata) seeds. 白紋馬兜鈴的種子.

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White Veined Dutchman’s Pipe (Aristolochia fimbriata) seeds germination about 6 months. 白紋馬兜鈴的種子約半年才孵出.

Tropical perennial low climber with interesting flowers!  Green foliage has white veined marking.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  Green and maroon flowers bloom from late spring to fall.  Long blooming time!  USDA Zones:7-9. Mature size:6″-12″(H) X 3′-4′(W).  Can be used as ground cover.   Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.  Drought tolerant once establish.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶多年生草花低矮的爬藤,這種爬藤所開的小花像是小小的煙斗,很有意思! 綠葉有著白色的網紋很具觀賞價值.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處. 綠花上有著暗紅色花紋,花期很長從春末開到秋天.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株不高僅6吋到1呎多高,寬幅達3-4呎. 能當作地被來種植.  繁殖以種子,壓條或扦插方式來進行. 植株生長穩定後頗為耐旱.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aristolochia_fimbriata           http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/63661/

Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) 沙漠玫瑰

Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) 沙漠玫瑰


Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) seedling. 沙漠玫瑰實生苗.

2016-08-24沙漠玫瑰 (Medium)

Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) seeds germinate easily and quickly.沙漠玫瑰種子容易也很快就孵出.

2016-08-16沙漠玫瑰seed germination (Medium)

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sert Rose(Adenium obesum) seeds germinate quickly! 沙漠玫瑰種子很快就發芽!

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Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) seeds. 從種莢取出的沙漠玫瑰的種子兩端帶有毛鬚.

Tropical tender perennial/succulent.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Red flowers in late spring to fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.    USDA Zones: 9-11.  Drought tolerant.  Mature size: 4′-6′(H) X 8′-10′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶多年生/多肉植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末到秋開紅色花. 花為吸引蜂蝶鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  相當耐旱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅8-10呎.  主以種子或扦插枝條的方式來繁殖.   植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adenium                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%B2%99%E6%BC%A0%E7%8E%AB%E7%91%B0  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/527/

Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia suaveolens)大花曼陀羅

Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia suaveolens)大花曼陀羅

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Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia suaveolens) has so many varieties. 大花曼陀羅的品種繁多.

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Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia suaveolens) seeds. 大花曼陀羅的種子.

Tropical tender perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Very fragrant large downwards trumpet like flowers in summer to early fall.  Flowers could be white, pink, yellow, peach, cream.., foliage can be green or variegated according to the varieties.   Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Plant is toxic if ingested.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:8′-10′(H) X 6′-8′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Suitable for containers.

熱帶多年生花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  大朵向下開放如喇叭狀的花非常香,花期很長能開夏到秋.  花色有白,粉,黃,粉橘色,淡黃色,葉色有普通綠色或斑葉都要看品種.  花為頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類的蜜源.  植株有毒勿食.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高8-10呎,寬幅6-8呎.  主以種子或扦插方式來繁殖.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結: