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Yellow Walking Iris (Trimezia martinicensis) 黃扇鳶尾

Yellow Walking Iris (Trimezia martinicensis) 黃扇鳶尾

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Yellow Walking Iris (Trimezia martinicensis) 黃扇鳶尾

Hardy tropical perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Yellow flowers bloom repeatedly all year around. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by dividing rhizomes/bulbs, offsets.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

強健的熱帶多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.  全年可開黃色花朵.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1-2呎,寬幅3-6吋.  繁殖以分株,走莖/側芽或地下莖.  適合室內盆植.  植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://lcdn.rimg.tw/shaucan/9116dbb7.pdf          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/177981/            http://www.growingguides.com/PlantGuides/walkingIrisYellow.pdf

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Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

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Variegated Sweet Flag (Acorus calamus ‘Variegatus’) 斑葉菖蒲

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 1′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in container.
芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用. 適合盆植.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                                 http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/38307/#b  http://www.finegardening.com/variegated-sweet-flag-acorus-calamus-%E2%80%98variegatus%E2%80%99

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) 蒜香藤

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seedling is showing the leaves. 蒜香藤小苗展葉了.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) seeds germination in about 2 weeks. 蒜香藤的種子約2週發芽.

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Garlic Vine (Mansoa alliacea) has very few viable seeds in a seed pod.蒜香藤種莢內的有效種子很少.

Also known as: Cydista aequinoctialis.  Tropical flowering vine.  Native to tropical South America.  This perennial foliage and flowers has garlic scent.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.     Evergreen in tropical climate.  Fragrant medium sized mauve/lavender blooming from late spring to fall, very long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H)/(L).  Propagate by seeds, layering or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Not many viable seeds in a seed pod.

原生於南美的熱帶多年生開花藤類.  因其花葉均有大蒜的氣味,故得此名. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  熱帶地區植株為全年常綠.  中型花朵為淺藍紫色,於春末開到秋季,花期非常長!  花為頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長12-15呎.  繁殖以種子,壓條/高壓或扦插的方式來進行.  生長速度快.  適合盆植.  種莢中的有效種子數不高.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansoa_alliacea                               https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%92%9C%E9%A6%99%E8%97%A4      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/119636/                http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/garlic-vine/                                         https://www.rareflora.com/cydistaaec.htm

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) 梔子花

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) 梔子花

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Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides) has large very fragrant white flowers! 梔子花的花大,白又香.

Wonderful fragrance!  🙂 Tropical hardy flowering tree or shrub.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Very fragrant large white flowers (mature to yellow) bloom from late spring to fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Long blooming time.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:6′-8′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or layering.  Suitable for growing in containers.  Suitable for growing in sunny location indoors.

好香喔!  🙂 熱帶強健的開花樹/灌木.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 大朵很芳香的白花(凋謝前轉為黃色) 從春末開到秋天.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  花期很長.  適合切花.  喜熱不甚耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅6-8呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或壓條/高壓的方式來進行.  適合盆植.  適合室內明亮處栽種.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardenia_jasminoides                       https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E6%A0%80%E5%AD%90%E8%8A%B1          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/198/#b

Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) 西印度櫻桃

Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) 西印度櫻桃

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Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) seeds. 西印度櫻桃的種子.

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Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) seeds germination in about 27 days. 西印度櫻桃的種子約27天發芽.

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Barbados cherry (Malpighia emarginata) seedlings. 西印度櫻桃的實生小苗.

Tropical fruit tree.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Deep pink flowers in mid spring to early summer.  Ripe red fruit is edible with high Vitamin C contain but often are used for drinks or jam, can food or deserts. USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:15′-30′(H) X 15′-20′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering.  Suitable for containers.  Medicinal.

熱帶果樹. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到夏初時開深粉紅色花.  成熟可食的紅果富含豐富的維他命C,多用於製成飲料或者果醬,罐頭水果或甜點.  植株喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高15-30呎,寬幅15-20呎. 繁殖方式以種子,扦插,高壓的方式來進行. 適合盆植. 有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malpighia_emarginata                                            https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%A5%BF%E5%8D%B0%E5%BA%A6%E6%AB%BB%E6%A1%83                                                                                                                http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57614/#b                      http://digifruit.tari.gov.tw/display.php?category=%E7%86%B1%E6%9E%9C&name=%E8%A5%BF%E5%8D%B0%E5%BA%A6%E6%AB%BB%E6%A1%83&id=Malp11002001

Cobra Lily or Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema griffithii) 翼檐南星

Cobra Lily or Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema griffithii) 翼檐南星
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Cobra Lily or Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema griffithii) bulbs.翼檐南星球根包.

Cold hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow. Best growing in partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.  Unique flowers in late spring, the flowers shape like a cobra which is standing before the attack. Flower color is purple-black with green vein/markings. USDA Zones:5-10. Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs or offsets. Plant is toxic if ingested.  Suitable for growing in containers.  The native Arisaema triphyllum is smaller in size and its flowers pattern is less attractive than this one.
天南星屬的多年生球根花卉. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤.  春末開奇特花形的花,狀若起身攻擊狀的眼鏡蛇. 花色紫黑有綠色紋瓣. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅6-9吋. 繁殖方式以種子,球根,側芽來進行. 植株有毒勿食. 可盆植.  原生較小型的三葉天南星(Arisaema triphyllum)是較為常見的天南星植物.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結: