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Venus’s Navelwort (Omphalodes linifolia) 琉璃草

Venus’s Navelwort (Omphalodes linifolia) 琉璃草

Flower image see reference links below.

Venus's Navelwort (Omphalodes linifolia) seeds. 琉璃草種子.

Venus’s Navelwort (Omphalodes linifolia) seeds. 琉璃草種子.

2016-05-14琉璃草 (2) (Medium)

Venus’s Navelwort (Omphalodes linifolia) seedlings. 琉璃草種子蠻容易孵出的.

Delicate annual wildflower.  Native in Europe, Asia and Mexico alpine area. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Excellent for alpine/rock garden.  Dainty small white flowers from spring to fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plants self seed easily. Good for cut flower.  Easy to grow and propagate.

它是琉璃草紫草科琉璃草屬的一年生/二年生的野花.  原生於歐亞及墨西哥山區.  以種植在全日照到半日照處為佳.   很適合岩石山區/岩砌花園的種植環境.  嬌柔小小的白花吸引蜂蝶,花期很長由春開到秋.  容易自行結籽繁殖. 可切花.  容易栽種及繁殖. 

Reference links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omphalodes_linifolia            https://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/view/?id=750

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False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum) 假黃精

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum) 假黃精

False Solomon's Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruit turn red in fall假黃精秋天果實轉紅

False Solomon’s Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruit turn red in fall假黃精秋天果實轉紅

False Solomon's Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruiting假黃精結果中

False Solomon’s Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruiting假黃精結果中

 

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum) is very hardy perennial.   It flowers in late spring with small white star-shaped flowers and  soon fruits in summer.   Its fruit turn red in fall, very attractive, fruit is edible but not tasty.    Very easy to grow in partial shade to full shade location.  Very cold tolerant. USDA Zones: 3-8.  Easy to propagate it by division of plants or seeds.  Excellent for woodland garden.   Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) x 1.5′-2′(W).

See wiki photo for flowers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maianthemum_stellatum#mediaviewer/File:Maianthemum_stellatum_15290.JPG

Its fleshy root has medicinal use to relive cough.

百合科舞鶴草屬的多年生草本植物.  容易栽種在半日照到樹蔭下陰暗處.  春天開白色星形小花,夏天結果, 假黃精秋天果實轉紅很有觀果的價值.   果實可以食用但不好吃,根可藥用治咳嗽.    非常耐寒.    繁殖方式主以分株或用種子栽培.  很適合用於林地式偏暗的花園.  成熟株高1-1.5呎, 寬幅1.5-2呎.

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort(Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花

Blue Leadwort starts to bloom (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)角柱花開始開花

Nice hardy ground cover! Very easy to grow. It prefers full sun to partial shade location. Small blue flowers in late summer to fall. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Foliage from green turn copper red in fall. Good for shade garden and rock garden. USDA Zones:5-9. Mature size:5″-8″(H) x 1.5′(W). Easy to propagate by stem cuttings or dividing plant clumps in early spring.

是藍雪科角柱花屬的一種多年生草本地被植物. 非常容易栽種. 喜全日照到半日照的環境. 夏末到仲秋開深藍色小花,花吸引蜂蝶. 秋天葉色會由綠轉紅頗具特色. 非常容易栽種,繁殖以扦插或分株為主. 成熟株高5-8吋,寬幅為1.5呎.

Astilbe (Astilbe)彩穗蓬花/落新婦 

Astilbe (Astilbe)彩穗蓬花/落新婦 

Astilbe (Astilbe)彩穗蓬花/落新婦 

Astilbe (Astilbe)彩穗蓬花/落新婦 


Astilbe (Astilbe)彩穗蓬花/落新婦 

Astilbe (Astilbe)彩穗蓬花/落新婦 

Very hardy perennial. Easy to grow in partial shade or full shade location. Flowers in summer with puffy small flower on stems. Good for cut flower. USDA Zones:3-9. Easy to propagate by dividing plant in spring or seeds. Better grow in group. Mature size is vary according to the species and varieties. From under 1′-4′ (H) x 8″-2′ (W).

非常強健的多年生草花. 容易栽種在半日照或陰暗光照不足的環境. 夏天開花莖上有蓬鬆細碎的小花,花色有白,米色,淡粉紅,深粉紅色,淡橘色,鮮紅色,紫色等,也有紅葉的品種. 花可為切花花材. 非常耐寒. 容易春天時分株繁殖或用種子. 適合區塊種植. 成熟株高及寬幅要看物種及品種來決定,從低於1呎到4呎高,寬從8吋高到2呎寬.

Carpet bugle (Ajuga reptans)紫唇花

Carpet bugle (Ajuga)紫唇花

Carpet bugle (Ajuga) 紫唇花

Carpet bugle (Ajuga) 紫唇花

Nice hardy ground cover!  It tolerants foot traffic and bloom in blue or violet flowers in spring.  There is one variety called  ‘Pink Beauty’ has nice pink flowers.  http://www.perennials.com/plants/ajuga-genevensis-pink-beauty.html

Ajuga reptans ‘Toffee Chip’ is very vibrant with golden foliage.  http://www.perennials.com/plants/ajuga-reptans-toffee-chip.html

Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’ with nice burgundy, creamy yellow and green variegated foliage.  http://www.perennials.com/plants/ajuga-reptans-burgundy-glow.html

Sun or shade location, very easy to grow, hardy perennial.

紫唇花是很強健易栽種的多年生草花,它是很好的地被植物因為耐踩所以可以用來替代草皮.  春天開深藍紫色小花在花莖上.  很耐蔭.  品種很多,較出色的有嬌豔的粉紅色花 ‘Pink Beauty’   http://www.perennials.com/plants/ajuga-genevensis-pink-beauty.html

Ajuga reptans ‘Toffee Chip’有金黃色的葉色,開花時跟花的深藍紫色產生鮮明對比而出色.  http://www.perennials.com/plants/ajuga-reptans-toffee-chip.html

Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’ 是斑葉品種,葉色有紅,白綠.  http://www.perennials.com/plants/ajuga-reptans-burgundy-glow.html

容易分株繁殖.

Fancy-leaf Coral Bell (Heuchera ‘Cherry Sorbet’)彩葉珊瑚鐘

Fancy-leaf Coral Bell (Heuchera ‘Cherry Sorbet’)彩葉珊瑚鐘

Fancy-leaf Coral Bell (Heuchera ‘Cherry Sorbet’)彩葉珊瑚鐘

Fancy-leaf Coral Bell (Heuchera ‘Cherry Sorbet’)彩葉珊瑚鐘


Fancy-leaf Coral Bell (Heuchera ‘Cherry Sorbet’)彩葉珊瑚鐘

Fancy-leaf Coral Bell (Heuchera ‘Cherry Sorbet’)彩葉珊瑚鐘


Great for shade garden or woodland garden, this hardy perennial is evergreen over winter. Beautiful foliage just so attractive. Goes very well with Japanese painted fern, blue hosta, Japanese forest grass, Lamium or other different colored coral bells…