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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

2017-06-30 Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊 (2)

Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) 象薊or象牙水飛薊

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) plant is forming flower bud. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的植株有花苞形成了.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seeds are from mature dry seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的種子會從乾燥的花中滿出.

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Elephant Thistle or Silver Milk Thistle (Silybum eburneum) seed head is mature and dry. Seeds from a seed head. 象薊or象牙水飛薊的結子了,右邊是左邊這朵花所生產出的種子.

Also is called Ivory Thistle.   Annual herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:7-11.  Mature size:1′-4′(H) X 6″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Drought tolerant.  Could be invasive.  Plant is edible after cooked.  Plant has sharp spines, handle with care!  Medicinal.

又稱作象牙薊.  一年生的藥草/蔬菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開紫色花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高1-4呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  植株耐旱.  可能變成強勢植物.  植株可以煮食後食用.  植株有銳刺要小心!  藥用.  本植物與乳薊同屬,但比乳薊含較高的水飛薊素.

Reference link: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/218283/#b

 

 

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) 千屈菜

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) 千屈菜

2015-08-22 033 (Medium)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) 千屈菜

2015-08-22 026 (Medium)

 

2015-11-26 002 (Medium)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) dried seed pods and lots of tiny seeds.千屈菜的乾燥種莢與細小種子.

This cold hardy perennial is very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in whole summer which attract bees and butterflies.  Tall flower stems are good for cut flower.  Drought tolerant once established.  It is a common wild flower.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 4′-6′(W).   Propagate by seeds or division.

它是極耐寒易栽種的多年生草花.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 紫色的花於夏季開放,頗吸引蜂蝶.  花梗長很適合做切花. 植株根系穩定後頗為耐旱. 它是常見的野花.  極耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅4-6呎.  主以種子或分株方式來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lythrum_salicaria http://www.finegardening.com/purple-loosestrife-lythrum-salicaria http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1655/

Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Big Betony ( Stachys macrantha) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Big Betony ( Stachys macrantha) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )


Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )


Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )


Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Betony ( Stachys) 田野水蘇 ( 毛萼刺草 )

Very hardy evergreen perennial. Very easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location. Drought tolerant. Excellent in rock garden.

In summer, purple or pink flowers on flower spikes in summer which attract bees and butterflies. Good for cut flower. Easy to propagate from dividing the clump in early spring or seeds. Very cold hardy. USDA Zones:2-9. Mature size:1′-2′(H) and (W).

非常強健,常綠的多年生草花. 非常容易栽種在全日照到半日照的環境. 耐旱. 很適合岩砌花園.

夏天開有紫色小花的花莖上,花很吸引蜂蝶. 可做切花花材. 容易於初春分株或種子繁殖. 很耐寒. 成熟株高及寬幅為1-2呎.

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)紫花覆盆子

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)fruiting紫花覆盆子結果中

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus)fruiting紫花覆盆子結果中

Delicious flowering raspberry fruit. (Rubus odoratus) 酸甜美味多汁的紫花覆盆子果實.

Delicious flowering raspberry fruit. (Rubus odoratus) 酸甜美味多汁的紫花覆盆子果實.

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus) seedlings (3 weeks germination period) 紫花覆盆子 (經過3週孵化期)出芽的小苗

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus) seedlings (3 weeks germination period) 紫花覆盆子 (經過3週孵化期)出芽的小苗

2016-06-08紫花覆盆子 (Medium)

Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus) seedling. 紫花覆盆子的小苗.

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Flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus) in the garden. 花園內的紫花覆盆子.

Also called thimbleberry. Very hardy shrub which bloom purple flowers in mid summer and follow with red edible fruit. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and fruits attract birds. Low to no maintenance. Best in full sun to partial shade location, moist soil. USDA Zones: 3-8. Plant is not prickly but deer do not like it. Some gardeners use this as a shield border. Mature plant height and width: 4′-6′. Self-seed.

又稱為頂針莓. 非常強健耐寒的灌木. 仲夏開紫色花,花謝後結可食用的紅色莓果. 花吸引蜂蝶. 果實吸引鳥類. 全株無刺. 但鹿類不喜所以有的人會栽種它來做為防鹿的綠籬屏障. 喜全日照到半日照環境,偏濕的土壤. 成熟株高及寬幅約為4-6呎. 通常自行落籽繁殖.