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Houseleek/Hen-and-Chickens’Silverine'(Sempervivum ‘Silverine’) 長生草

Houseleek/Hen-and-Chickens’Silverine'(Sempervivum ‘Silverine’) 長生草

2016-03-15Sempervivum 'Silverine' (3) (Large)

Houseleek/Hen-and-Chickens’Silverine'(Sempervivum ‘Silverine’) plants turn deep pink in winter.  這種長生草秋冬轉時會變紅.

 

2016-03-15Sempervivum 'Silverine' (1) (Large)

Houseleek/Hen-and-Chickens’Silverine'(Sempervivum ‘Silverine’)長生草

Beautiful cold hardy perennial/ succulent!  Evergreen.  Green when temperature is warm and cold in deep pink/magenta with green tips.   Very easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun location for best color showing.  Excellent for alpine and rock garden.  Good for cut flower.  Small pink near white flowers in summer.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size:3″-4″(H) X 6″-8″(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.

迷人會變色又耐寒耐旱的長生草. 常綠多年生.  這種是很常用來配色的戶外多肉. 春夏溫暖時綠,秋冬轉冷時就紅,葉尖但還有著綠色,好種又容易繁殖!  最好是種在全日照處它的葉子顯色會最佳.  很適合用於小盆或岩砌花園.  很適合用於插花的花材.  夏開很小的偏白色粉色花.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高僅3-4吋蠻貼地的,寬幅6-8吋不會亂長.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.americanmeadows.com/perennials/hens-and-chicks-silverine    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/90722/

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American Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) 北美八角蓮

American Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) 北美八角蓮

Mayapple foliage.(Podophyllum peltatum) 八角蓮的葉.

Mayapple foliage.(Podophyllum peltatum) 八角蓮的葉.

Mayapple is forming fruit.(Podophyllum peltatum) 八角蓮結果中.

Mayapple is forming fruit.(Podophyllum peltatum) 八角蓮結果中.

It is a interesting perennial.  Hardy and easy to grow.   Plants prefer partial shade to full shade location in moist soil.  Best growing for woodland garden.  Large foliage is very ornamental and its hidden medium white flowers appear in spring follow with edible fruit when they are ripe (the whole plant including unripe fruit are toxic).  Flowers attract bees, fruit attract birds.   Medicinal. USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).   Propagate by seeds, bulb/rhizomes/tubers, division.   Medicinal herb.

它是蠻有意思的多年生草花.  強健易栽種.  最好栽種於半日照到全日照的環境中以濕潤的土壤來種植.  以濕潤的林地為佳.  植株的葉片很大片很具觀賞價值,春開白色或紅色不算小的花隨之夏天生長的成熟果實是可以食用的(全株包括它未熟的果實是有毒的).  花吸引蜂類,果實吸引鳥類食用.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟植株高1-2呎,寬幅1-1.5呎.  主以種子,分球/塊根或分株方式來繁殖.   它是一種藥用植物.

Carpathian Bellflower (Campanula carpatica ‘Blue Clips’) 矮性叢生風鈴草

Carpathian Bellflower (Campanula carpatica ‘Blue Clips’) 矮性叢生風鈴草

Carpathian Bellflower (Campanula carpatica 'Blue Clips') 矮性叢生風鈴草

Carpathian Bellflower (Campanula carpatica ‘Blue Clips’) 矮性叢生風鈴草

A hardy perennial.  Easy to grow from seeds or division.  Blue (also has white variety) flowers from late spring to frost if keep dead-heading.    Plants self seed easily.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:2-9.  Mature size:6″-1.5′(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Excellent for edging and rock garden.

強健易栽種的多年生草花.  容易從種子或分株來繁殖.  藍色(也有白花品種)花從夏末開到霜降,如果能一直不讓它結子的話能讓它花期延長到很長.  最好是栽種在全日照到半日照的環境.  太暗會影響到花量也容易造成植株徒長.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟植株高6吋到1呎,寬幅為1-1.5呎.  花是吸引蜂蝶的蜜源.  很適合作種在花壇的邊緣或岩砌花園的植物.