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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) 灰白益母草

2017-06-22 Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草 (1) - Copy

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Cold hardy perennial herb.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pink-white flowers in early summer to late summer.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Self seeds easily.   One of many useful common weeds. Could be invasive– by growing in shadier location will slow down the growth and propagation speed.   Medicinal.

它是強健耐寒多年生藥草.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  初夏到夏末開粉紅色到白色的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎, 寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖. 它是眾多常見有用雜草中之一.  可能為強勢植物–種植在日照較弱處會令其生長與繁殖力減弱.   花莖葉均可藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonurus_cardiaca                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%81%b0%e7%99%bd%e7%9b%8a%e6%af%8d%e8%8d%89                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/40818/                 http://baike.baidu.com/item/%E7%81%B0%E7%99%BD%E7%9B%8A%E6%AF%8D%E8%8D%89

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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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Beautiful Red Aztec Spinach in fall. (Chenopodium berlandiera) 秋紅的亞茲特克紅藜很美!

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) is ornamental and edible! 亞茲特克紅藜可以食用亦具有觀賞性!

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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.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seeds germination very fast! 亞茲特克紅藜的種子很快就出芽了.

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Red Aztec Spinach (Chenopodium berlandiera) seedlings have red stems and red underside of leaves. 亞茲特克紅藜的小苗莖與葉背為紅色的.

 

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

 

 

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

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

 

2017-06-09Dianthus barbatus nigrescens Sooty (Medium)

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

Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) 皇宮菜or潺菜

Malabar Spinach (Basella alba)  皇宮菜or潺菜

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Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) is very easy to grow from supermarket bought thicker stems. 皇宮菜or潺菜很容易從超市買來的較粗的莖條來扦插繁殖.

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Malabar Spinach (Basella alba) is a common item in Asian supermarket. 皇宮菜or潺菜是亞洲超市常見的蔬菜.

Tropical vegetable/tender perennial as annual climber.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Fast growing.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Berries turn black when ripe.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:8′-10′(H/L) X9″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Yes, you can grow this indoors by the window.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Medicinal.  Self seeds easily.

又稱為白落葵. 熱帶不耐寒多年生作為一年生的蔬菜/爬藤.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  生長快速. 夏秋開小白花,漿果成熟轉黑.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長8-10呎,寬幅9吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行. 有藥用價值.  容易自行落子繁殖.

Reference links:  參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basella_alba                                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%90%BD%E8%91%B5                            http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2561/

Dinosaur Kale or Lacinato Kale (Brassica oleracea ‘Lacinato’) 恐龍羽衣甘藍

Dinosaur Kale or Lacinato Kale (Brassica oleracea  ‘Lacinato’) 恐龍羽衣甘藍

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Dinosaur Kale or Lacinato Kale (Brassica oleracea ‘Lacinato’) seeds. 恐龍羽衣甘藍的種子.

Tender perennial (usually annual sometimes biennial in warm region) leafy vegetable.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small white flowers in summer.  Self seeds easily.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Propagate by seeds.

不耐寒多年生草本 (通常是一年生有時在溫暖氣候區是二年生)葉菜.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏開白色小花. 容易自行結子繁殖. 成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以種子來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacinato_kale                                http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/51765/                                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%81%90%E9%BE%99%E7%BE%BD%E8%A1%A3%E7%94%98%E8%93%9D

Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) 玫紅山黧豆

Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) 玫紅山黧豆

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Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seed pods and seeds. 玫紅山黧豆的種莢與種子.

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Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seeds. 玫紅山黧豆的種子.

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Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seed germination rather easy! 玫紅山黧豆種子還蠻容易孵的!

Cold hardy perennial/climber with edible roots (as root vegetable in Europe) and fragrant flowers! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in close to moist soil.  Rosy pea fragrant flowers in late spring to late fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Long blooming time.  Good for cut flower.  Tuberous roots can be harvest in next following years.  Roots after cooked is very delicious!  Seeds are toxic if ingested.  USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:2′-4′(H/L) X 3″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs/tubers, layering or division.   Self seeds easily.  This climber require structure to cling on.

極耐寒強健的多年生草本爬藤,它是歐洲常見根莖類蔬菜並能開有香味的花!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的偏濕潤土壤中.  春末到秋末開粉紅色有香味的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  花期很長.  適合切花. 膨大的地下根莖來年就可以開始採收.  煮食料理後非常好吃!  種子有小毒不可食用.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅3吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子,球根/地下根莖或分株方式來進行.  植株容易自行落子繁殖.  雖株高不高仍須設矮籬/網助其攀爬.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/82502/#b  http://www.globalspecies.org/ntaxa/770862

 

Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty (Ricotia lunaria) 十字紫羅蘭

Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty (Ricotia lunaria) 十字紫羅蘭

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2016-06-08十字紫羅蘭 (1) (Medium)

Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty (Ricotia lunaria) seedling is growing the true leaves. 十字紫羅蘭小苗長出本葉了.

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Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty (Ricotia lunaria) 十字紫羅蘭

Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty seeds. (Ricotia lunaria) 十字紫羅蘭的扁圓形種子.

Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty seeds. (Ricotia lunaria) 十字紫羅蘭的扁圓形種子.

2016-08-24 十字紫羅蘭 (Medium)

Maltese Cross Ricotia/Egyptian honesty (Ricotia lunaria) ripe seed pods and seeds. 十字紫羅蘭的成熟種夾與種子.

This pretty annual wildflower has Maltese cross shape pink/mauve flowers in early spring to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Easy to grow in full sun location. Mature size:  Self seed easily.

十字花科紫羅蘭屬的一年生草花. 原生於中東及地中海區域.  不是常見的一年生草花.  屬名來自植物學家的名字,種名以其種子扁圓如月而來的學名. 容易栽種. 最好栽種於全日照處.  粉紅色十字型花於春天開到夏季. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.    成熟株高:  容易自行落籽繁殖.

Reference link: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.flowersinisrael.com/Ricotialunaris_page.htm