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Fanleaf Violet (Viola ‘Dancing Geisha’)扇葉堇菜

Fanleaf Violet (Viola ‘Dancing Geisha’)扇葉堇菜

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Fanleaf Violet (Viola ‘Dancing Geisha’)扇葉堇菜

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Fanleaf Violet (Viola ‘Dancing Geisha’)扇葉堇菜

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Fanleaf Violet (Viola ‘Dancing Geisha’) flower buds are forming! 扇葉堇菜的花苞形成了!

Cold hardy perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade location in moist soil. Mid spring to early summer with very fragrant single flowered mauve/lavender flowers!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   This one does not self-seed easily. USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 6″-9″(W).  Propagate by seeds, cutting or root clump division.  Excellent for woodland garden, alpine garden and in containers.  Suitable for growing indoors.

耐寒強健的多年生草花.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照處的濕潤土壤.  仲春到初夏間開芬芳的藍紫色小花!  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  這種野性不強,不易自行結種繁殖.  喜寒也耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅6-9吋.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  很適合林地型花園,高山型花園或盆植.  適合室內種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.perennials.com/plants/viola-dancing-geisha.html           https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55713/                     https://www.gardenmyths.com/favorite-plant-viola-dancing-geisha/

False African Violet (Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Concord Blue’) 小海豚

False African Violet (Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Concord Blue’) 小海豚

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False African Violet (Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Concord Blue’) plants are often sold as annuals in late spring. 小海豚植株春天時通常當作一年生在販賣的.

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False African Violet (Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Concord Blue’) seeds are tiny. 小海豚的種子很細小.

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False African Violet (Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Concord Blue’) seeds germinate in about 1 week. 小海豚的種子約1週孵出.

Tropical tender perennial/succulent Streptocarpus saxorum is very cute! Evergreen.  Easy to grow and propagate!  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  Blue/violet flowers bloom all year around.  Very long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies. USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 1′-15″(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Suitable for container indoors.

熱帶多年生草花/苦苣苔科多肉植物. 頗可愛討喜!  常綠.  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好ˋ栽種在半日照到全蔭處.  全年可開藍紫色小花.  花期非常長!  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅1呎到15吋.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/special-pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=6000    https://frustratedgardener.com/2015/09/01/daily-flower-candy-streptocarpus-saxorum/      https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2114/#b

 

 

Mushroom Plant or Rungia (Rungia klossii) 菇蕈味明萼草

Mushroom Plant or Rungia (Rungia klossii) 菇蕈味明萼草

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Mushroom Plant or Rungia (Rungia klossii) 菇蕈味明萼草

Tropical perennial/leafy vegetable.  Leaves are edible raw or cooked.  Native in Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location in rich, well drained moist soil.   Small blue flowers in summer.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:2′(H) X 3′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.   Suitable for growing in container indoors.

明萼草屬的多年生草花/葉菜.  它是具有菇蕈類美味的葉菜.  葉片可以直接生食或煮食.  原生於紐澳及新幾內亞.   容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照,排水良好的肥沃濕潤的土壤.  夏天開藍色小花.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高2呎寬幅3呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.richters.com/Web_store/web_store.cgi?searchterm=Rungia+klossii&search_catalogue_button=Go                   http://www.hishtil.com/our-products/herbs/vegetative-herbs/rungia-klossii/   http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Rungia+klossii          https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/199358/#b    https://florafaunaweb.nparks.gov.sg/Special-Pages/plant-detail.aspx?id=8069

Ric Rac Orchid Cactus or Fishbone Cactus (Selenicereus anthonyanus) 魚骨令箭

Ric Rac Orchid Cactus or Fishbone Cactus (Selenicereus anthonyanus) 魚骨令箭

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Ric Rac Orchid Cactus or Fishbone Cactus (Selenicereus anthonyanus) cutting. 魚骨令箭的扦插枝條.

Tropical perennial/succulent.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained soil.  Pink flowers with red and white color is fragrant, flowers bloom in mid spring to early summer. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1.5′-3′(H) X 9″-1.5′(W).    Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.

熱帶多年生/多肉植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處排水佳的土壤.  花朵花色為粉紅帶有紅與白色,花香,於仲春到初夏間盛開.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1.5-3呎,寬幅9吋到1.5呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selenicereus_anthonyanus                            https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62665/                                             https://www.duorouhuapu.com/html/old/9457-1-1.html

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) 黑胡椒

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) 黑胡椒

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Black pepper (Piper nigrum) cuttings. 黑胡椒藤的扦插枝條.

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Black pepper (Piper nigrum) 黑胡椒

Tropical perennial vine.  Probably the most common and widely used seasoning/herb in the world?  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-15′(H/L).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Fast growing.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.   Medicinal.

熱帶多年生爬藤.  大概是世上最為常見並廣泛使用的調味料/香料了吧?  容易栽種.  最好栽種在半日照到散光處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高12-15呎高/藤長.  繁殖以種子或扦插的方式來進行.  生長快速.  適合室內盆植.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_pepper                                                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/黑胡椒                                                      https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2175/#b

Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia) 梵尼蘭or香莢蘭

Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia) 梵尼蘭or香莢蘭

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Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia) cuttings. 梵尼蘭or香莢蘭的扦插枝條.

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Vanilla Orchid (Vanilla planifolia) commercial vanilla beans (up) and fresh vanilla beans (below) 梵尼蘭or香莢蘭販賣的熟成香莢蘭的種莢(上)與新鮮採收的香莢蘭種莢(下).

Tropical orchid the fragrant seed pods (commercial vanilla beans) are famous for adding the fragrance into the food!  Fresh seed pod usually are cooked, dry and aged to maximize the fragrance.  Fresh green seed pods do not have any fragrance if you are wondering.  This tropical vine is easy to grow in shady location.  Mid spring to early summer with fragrant green flowers!  Hand pollination is needed to fruit.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:12′-40′(L/H).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Suitable for growing in containers indoors.

熱帶蘭花其種子莢便是聞名廣為販賣用於點心的香草莢!  新鮮種子莢採收後經過多種工序後熟成乾燥藉以提高種莢最佳的香味.  新鮮採收的種子莢其實並無香味.  香莢蘭為藤蔓類容易栽種在避光處.  仲春到初夏間開很香的綠色的蘭花!  要結種莢必須動手幫忙授粉比較容易成功.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/藤長12-40呎.  繁殖以種子或扦插枝條的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanilla_planifolia                                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/香莢蘭                                               https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1214/#b

Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) 泰國黑薑or小花山奈

Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) 泰國黑薑or小花山奈

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Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) flower head. 泰國黑薑or小花山奈的花序.

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Thai Black Ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) bulb/rhizome. 泰國黑薑or小花山奈的塊根.

Tropical perennial.   The inner rhizome flesh is purple, dark to black when dried.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist but well drained soil.  Small white flowers with deep pink center bloom in spring.  USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:1′-1.5′(H/W).  Propagate by rhizomes or division.   Medicinal.  Suitable for growing in container indoors.  Medicinal.

熱帶多年生草花.  塊根內部暗色,乾燥後呈現的紫黑色. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的濕潤但排水佳的土壤.  春開小白花花中帶有深粉紅色紋.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高/寬幅1-1.5呎.  繁殖以塊根或分株的方式來進行.  適合室內盆植.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaempferia_parviflora                              http://blog.xuite.net/wmwm5600/blog/562025209-藥用植物簡介%28884%29泰國黑薑https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/234325/#b                      http://www.gingersrus.com/cart/index.php?productID=72