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Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) 繖花龍吐珠

Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) 繖花龍吐珠

2018-08-02 Spreading Hedyotis(Hedyotis diffusa) 白花蛇舌草 - Copy

Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) 繖花龍吐珠

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Corymbose Hedyotis or Old World Diamondflower (Hedyotis corymbosa) seed pods are forming! 繖花龍吐珠結種莢了!

Annual medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Small white flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees.  Mature size:  Propagate by seeds.  Whole plant can be dried and stored.

一年生藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  夏秋開白色小花.  花頗吸引蜂類.  成熟株高,寬幅.  繁殖方式以種子來進行.  全株可乾燥後保存.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://bruce0342.blogspot.com/search?q=%E7%99%BD%E8%8A%B1%E8%9B%87%E8%88%8C%E8%8D%89                                                                                             http://kplant.biodiv.tw/繖花龍吐珠/繖花龍吐珠.htm

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White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’) 白花英國薰衣草

White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’) 白花英國薰衣草

2018-07-29 White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow_) 白花英國薰衣草 (1) - Copy

White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’) 白花英國薰衣草

2018-07-29 White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow_) 白花英國薰衣草 (3) - Copy

White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’) 白花英國薰衣草

2018-07-29 White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow_) 白花英國薰衣草 (4) - Copy

White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’) 白花英國薰衣草

2018-07-29 White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow_) 白花英國薰衣草 (5) - Copy

White English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia ‘Ellagance Snow’) 白花英國薰衣草

Cold hardy evergreen perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.   White flowers in late spring to fall.  Whole plant is very fragrant.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower, culinary use or for perfume.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 10″-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Suitable for containers. Drought tolerant once established.

耐寒強健常綠的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末到秋天開白色的花,全株非常芳香好聞.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花,料理用或用於香水製造.  耐寒也算耐熱.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅10吋到1.5呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links:  參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/lavandula-angustifolia-ellagance-snow.html               https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/224813/#b

 

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮

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Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮

2018-08-03 Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮 (1) - Copy

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮

2018-07-28 Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮 - Copy

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮

2017-10-27 Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra Roxb.) 九品香水蓮 - Copy

Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮

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Tropical Water Lily (Nymphaea) 子母蓮 2nd year seedling is now mature. 子母蓮實生苗第2年已經成熟.

Tropical hardy day blooming water lilies.  Aquatic perennial. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size: 6″-1′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  This one is blue violet flowers bloom repeatedly.  Flowers are very fragrant and edible. Propagate by seeds, bulbs or offsets.

Here the picture shown is in 1 gallon pot in a small container just able to fit in the pot.  The container is indoors by my kitchen window, south facing.

熱帶強健白天開花的睡蓮.  水生多年生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎高,寬幅1.5-2呎.  這品花色是藍紫色只要溫度夠溫暖會一直續開.  花朵非常芳香,可食用.  繁殖方式以種子,球根或側芽的方式來進行.

照片這株是養在1加侖方形盆,沒入比1加侖方形盆稍大些的容器.  容器所在為室內廚房的面南窗台.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphaea_pubescens                               https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphaea_pubescens                       https://www.aquariumplants.com/Nymphaea-Rubra-p/misc47.htm

Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) 澳洲茶樹

Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) 澳洲茶樹

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seeds. 澳洲茶樹的種子.

 

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seeds germination in about one week. 澳洲茶樹約1週發芽.

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Narrow-leaved Tea-tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) seedlings. 澳洲茶樹的小苗.

Tropical small to medium tree/herb.  Easy to grow in warm region.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White brush like flowers bloom repeatedly in spring to late fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant is aromatic.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:6′-20′(H/W). Propagate by seeds.  Fast growing.  Medicinal.   Could be invasive in warm region.  Suitable for containers.

桃金孃科白千層屬.  熱帶小中型樹種/藥草.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  全年春到秋末開白色瓶刷似的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  全株有香氣.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅6-20呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  生長快速.  藥用.  在氣候溫暖的地區可能成為強勢植物.  可盆植.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melaleuca_alternifolia                    http://bruce0342.blogspot.com/2016/05/blog-post_18.html                       http://www.tsherb.com.tw/indexDataDetail.php?herb_id=42                https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/74525/

Albuca Frizzle Sizzle(Albuca ‘Frizzle Sizzle’) 彈簧草

Albuca Frizzle Sizzle (Albuca ‘Frizzle Sizzle’) 彈簧草

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Albuca Frizzle Sizzle (Albuca ‘Frizzle Sizzle’) 彈簧草

 

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Albuca Frizzle Sizzle (Albuca ‘Frizzle Sizzle’) flowers. 彈簧草的花.

 

Tropical bulbous perennial with very cute coil like foliage! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Yellow flowers in spring.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs, offsets or division.  Suitable for containers.

熱帶多年生球根型草花有著可愛捲捲的葉片!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春開黃色花, 花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅約1呎.  繁殖以種子,球根,側芽或分株的方式來進行.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://plantlust.com/plants/albuca-namaquensis/
http://baike.baidu.com/view/1283502.htm
http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/Albuca
http://www.exotic-plants.de/seeds/succulents/Albuca-spiralis.php          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/209267/

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/

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