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Mountain Kangaroo Apple (Solanum linearifolium) 狹葉袋鼠茄

Mountain Kangaroo Apple (Solanum linearifolium) 狹葉袋鼠茄

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Mountain Kangaroo Apple (Solanum linearifolium) seeds. 狹葉袋鼠茄的種子.

2018-03-28 Mountain Kangaroo Apple (Solanum linearifolium) 狹葉袋鼠茄 (4)

Mountain Kangaroo Apple (Solanum linearifolium) seed germination in about 15 days. 狹葉袋鼠茄的種子約15天發芽.

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Mountain Kangaroo Apple (Solanum linearifolium) seedling. 狹葉袋鼠茄的小實生苗.

Tropical evergreen shrub with showy flowers and edible small fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Spring to fall with showy violet flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Edible ripe fruit.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6′-15′(H) X  2′-4′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Suitable for growing in containers.  Plant is toxic (except that ripe fruit) if ingested.

熱帶常綠灌木,有著具有觀賞價值的花朵與可以食用的熟果.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春到秋開藍紫色花朵.  花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶,是很好的蜜源植物.   熟果可以食用.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6-15呎,寬幅2-4呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  適合盆植.  植株除了熟果可以食用外全株有毒.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/202368/            https://anbg.gov.au/apu/plants/solaline.html      https://www.specialplants.net/shop/seeds/solanum_linearifolium/

Yellow Wax Bells (Kirengeshoma palmate) 黃山梅

Yellow Wax Bells (Kirengeshoma palmate) 黃山梅

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Yellow Wax Bells (Kirengeshoma palmate) has showy yellow flowers. 黃山梅的花也頗引人注意.

Cold hardy perennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  Waxy nodding yellow flowers in late spring to early summer.  Showy yellow flowers attract bees and butterflies.    USDA Zones:4-8.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, bulbs, offsets or division.  Medicinal.  Excellent in woodland garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到全蔭處.  春末夏初開黃色蠟質向下開的花朵.  顯眼的花朵頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒不甚耐熱.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.  很適合林地型有蔭的花園.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirengeshoma_palmata                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%BB%84%E5%B1%B1%E6%A2%85            http://wimastergardener.org/article/yellow-wax-bells-kirengeshoma-palmata/

Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草

Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草


Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草

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Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) seed pod and seeds. 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草的種莢與種子.

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Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) seeds start to germinate after 3 months! 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草種子播種3個月後開始發芽了!

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Red Trillium (Trillium erectum) seeds germination. 直立延齡草or紅花延齡草的種子發芽.

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Showy dark red flowers in mid to late spring.  Flowers attract bees.  USDA Zones:2-8.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).   Propagate by seeds (do not store well), rhizomes, tubers, offsets or division.

耐寒強健的多年生球根花卉. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處,排水佳的濕潤土壤.  仲春到春末開亮麗的暗紅色花朵.  花頗吸引蜂類.  極耐寒但不甚耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子(活性短,無法久存),地下根莖/球根/側芽或分株的方式來進行.

Reference links:   參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trillium_erectum               http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1108/#b                         http://sequimplants.com/sowing-trilliums-and-other-hard-to-grow-seed

Cupid’s bow/Magic flower (Achimenes longiflora) 長筒花

Cupid’s bow/Magic flower (Achimenes longiflora) 長筒花

Cupid’s bow/Magic flower (Achimenes longiflora) 長筒花


Cupid’s bow/Magic flower (Achimenes longiflora) 長筒花


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Magic Flowers/Cupid’s Bower (Achimenes) rhizomes. 長筒花休眠中的鱗莖.

Tropical tender perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade location.  Suitable for indoor containers.  Many different flower colors and varieties available.  Showing flowers with long tuber end.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and humming birds.  Propagate by cuttings, seeds, tubers/rhizomes or division.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  USDA Zones:8-10.
熱帶多年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於半日照處.  適合室內盆植.  市面上該物種有很多花色品種可供選擇.  它有著管狀顯眼的花朵.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.   繁殖方式以種子,扦插,地下鱗莖或分株的方式來進行.  成熟株高:1.5-2呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.   喜熱不耐寒.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

大花扶桑Dwarf hardy Hibiscus(Hibiscus moscheutos)

大花扶桑Dwarf hardy Hibiscus(Hibiscus moscheutos)
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Love the big blooms! This one is big, it measures over 12 inches across–although it is not the biggest one in my garden. The biggest one is 13 inches across! It is troublesome to take a picture with tape measure even with camera on timer…
我愛這種大花扶桑! 這朵雖大,經量尺丈量略超過直徑12吋–雖然不是我花園最大的一朵花. 我的最大花記錄有直徑13吋喔! 蠻難邊拿量尺邊拍它的即使相機有定時自拍的設定…