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English Daisy (Bellis perennis ‘Tasso Strawberries and Cream’) 英國雛菊

English Daisy (Bellis perennis ‘Tasso Strawberries and Cream’) 英國雛菊

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English Daisy (Bellis perennis ‘Tasso Strawberries and Cream’) 英國雛菊

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English Daisy (Bellis perennis ‘Tasso Strawberries and Cream’) is a nice ground cover to go with spring bulbs! 英國雛菊當地被跟春天的球根花卉很搭!

Cold hardy short lived perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink/pale pink to white daisy like flowers in late spring to mid summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Flowers are good for cut flower.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size: under 6″(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Suitable for containers.   Excellent for alpine or rock garden.

耐寒強健但生命週期不算長的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  粉紅色/淡粉紅色到全白色的雛菊樣的花於春末到仲夏間開放.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  耐寒但耐熱性只能算尚可.  成熟株高6吋以下,寬幅3-6吋.  繁殖以主種子或分株的方式來進行.  適合盆植.  很適合高山型及岩砌花園種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/bellis-perennis-tasso-strawberries-cream.html   https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/156366/

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Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) 鈕扣山竹

Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) 鈕扣山竹

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Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) seedling! 鈕扣山竹的小實生苗!

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Button Mangosteen or Cherapu (Garcinia praniana) seeds in coco peat. 椰殼粉中的鈕扣山竹的種子.

Tropical fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small red/orange male and female flowers in spring.  Fruit ripe from green to orange.  The ripe fruit has thin peel compare with regular mangosteen.  The fruit is tasty sweet-sour and very juicy!  Very similar with tangerine.  Seed is easy to be seperated from the flesh which it is very different from the regular mangosteen.  USDA Zones:10-11.  Mature size:20′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or air layering.  Suitable for growing in containers, plant can flower and fruit when just few feet tall.  Slow growth.

熱帶水果.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春開紅/橘色雄花與雌花.  果實成熟會由綠轉為橙色.  果皮比一般山竹要薄許多,種子和一般山竹相比也較容易和果肉分離.  果肉跟一般山竹一樣味道酸甜多汁! 頗接近橘子的味道和口感.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅20-40呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或高壓的方式來進行. 不同於山竹這種適合盆植,植株矮矮幾呎高便能開花結果了.  生長緩慢.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garcinia_prainiana                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/山竹                         http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/content/button-mangosteen.htm          http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Garcinia+prainiana       https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/176860/#b                       https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/garcinia_prainiana.htm

African Wisteria Tree (Bolusanthus speciosus) 非洲樹紫藤

African Wisteria Tree (Bolusanthus speciosus) 非洲樹紫藤

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African Wisteria Tree (Bolusanthus speciosus) seeds. 非洲樹紫藤的種子.

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African Wisteria Tree (Bolusanthus speciosus) seeds germinate in about 2 weeks. 非洲樹紫藤種子約2週發芽.

Tropical flowering tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Purple pea like flowers in clusters bloom in late winter to early summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  It doesn’t have invasive root system. USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:20′-30′(H) X 20′-40′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Great for bonsai tree!  Medicinal.

熱帶開花樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  紫色ˋ豆科花成串的於冬末開到初夏.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  根系不會過於強勢.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高20-30呎,寬幅20-40呎.  繁殖方式以種子的方式來進行.  適合盆植.   很適合做成盆景.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Bolusanthus+speciosus               https://kumbulanursery.co.za/plants/bolusanthus-speciosus          https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/bolusanthus_speciosus.htm               https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/65328/#b

Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合

Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合

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Common Fringe-lily (Thysanotus tuberosus) seeds. 塊根異蕊草or流蘇百合的種子.

Tropical tuberous perennial with edible tubers.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in sandy soil.  Tubers are edible raw or cooked, juicy, crispy with mild flavor.  Small pink flowers in spring to summer.  Each flower only last one day.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6″-1.5′(H) X 9″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Suitable for containers.

異蕊草屬的多年生草花(該屬的中文通稱為流蘇百合)這物種有著可以食用的根部.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日ˊ照處的砂質土壤. 塊根可以生食或煮食脆而多汁但沒啥特別的味道.  春道夏開粉色小花.  單朵花僅能維持一天便凋謝了. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高6吋到1.5呎, 寬幅9吋到1呎. 繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.   適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thysanotus_tuberosus                                                         https://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Thysanotus+tuberosus        http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Thysanotus~tuberosus

Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

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Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

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Bellflower ‘White Wonder’ (Campanula x haylodgensis ‘White Wonder’ )重瓣白花風鈴草

Cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.   Small white double flowers in late spring to summer.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by division.  (Not sure if seeds will come true.)  Suitable for container indoors.  Excellent for alpine and rock garden!

耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春到夏開白色重瓣小花. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也還算耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以分株的方式來進行. (尚不確定種子是否與親代相同.)  適合室內盆植.  很適合高山及岩砌花園種植!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/105132/        https://www.whiteflowerfarm.com/how-to-grow-campanula-white-wonder

Common Fig (Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’) 無花果

Common Fig (Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’) 無花果

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Common Fig (Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’) forming 3 fruit. 無花果形成了3顆小果實.

Hardy Fruit tree/shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Fruit with hidden tiny flowers in the fruit appear on previous year branches in spring after dormancy.  Fruit ripe from green turn purple, very sweet.   USDA Zones:7-11.  Mature size:10′-30′(H) X 12′-30′(W).  Propagate by cuttings.  Only fruit in previous year grown branches so light pruning is needed.  Low maintenance.  Suitable in container.

強健好種的果樹.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  冬眠後春天的老枝條會萌生長有隱花的果實. 熟果會由綠轉紫黑,很甜.  喜熱不甚耐寒. 成熟株高10-30呎,寬幅12-30呎.  繁殖以扦插的方式來進行.  去年生長的老枝才會結果所以略為修剪是必要的.  低維護.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56748/                       http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/1256/brown-turkey-fig/

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

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Succulent – Sedum (Sedum reflexum ‘Blue Spruce’) 多肉–景天

Cold hardy perennial succulent.  Evergreen ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Drought tolerant.  Small yellow flowers in summer.  Blue-green foliage.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-11.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Suitable for containers.  Excellent for alpine or rock garden.

耐寒強健的多年生草本,多肉植物.  常綠地被.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 耐旱.  夏開黃色小花.  植株為藍綠色. 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  極其耐寒也很耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行. 適合盆植.  很適合高山型或岩砌花園種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/975/blue-spruce-stonecrop/        http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/3294/#b