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Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha)子母蓮

Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮


Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮


Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) 子母蓮


Tropical Day Blooming Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) has amazing vitality.子母蓮的生命力很驚人.



Tropical Viviparous Water Lily (Nymphaea micrantha) can be propagated by leaf. 子母蓮可由葉芽來繁殖.

This tropical viviparous water lily is highly viviparous!  This tropical tender perennial is very easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun location in a pond/container with rich sandy soil.   Plants bloom all year around with fragrant white/pink/blue/purple flowers.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Edible.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size: depends on the pond…  Propagate by seeds, viviparous leaf node, bulbs, offsets, rhizomes and division.  Fast growing!

熱帶白天開花型睡蓮,容易以葉芽胎生來自行繁殖.  這種熱帶不耐寒多年生植物非常容易栽種與繁殖. 最好栽種在全日照處的水塘/水要淹過容器內沃土的高度.  成熟植株可全能開花,花有香味,花色有白/粉紅/藍/紫色.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  可以食用. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株取決與水塘或容器大小…繁殖以種子,胎生業,球根,地下塊莖及分株法來進行.  生長速度快!

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphaea_micrantha                                                  http://guan-tian.com/flower3.htm                                                                     http://www.victoria-adventure.org/waterlilies_images/vivips/page1.html

Ball Moss (Tillandsia recurvate) 球青苔

Ball Moss (Tillandsia recurvate) 球青苔


Ball Moss (Tillandsia recurvate) plants divisions from tree branches. 球青苔從樹枝上拆解下來的分株.

Tropical tender perennial.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in light shade location.  Small blue/violet flowers bloom all year around. USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size: 6″-1′(H/W). Propagate by seeds, cutting or division. Drought tolerant.

熱帶不耐寒多年生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在散光處.  全年可開小小的藍紫色花.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高6吋到1呎,寬幅亦同.  繁殖以種子扦插或分株方式來進行.  耐旱.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tillandsia_recurvata http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2061/

Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) 沙漠玫瑰

Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) 沙漠玫瑰


Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) seedling. 沙漠玫瑰實生苗.

2016-08-24沙漠玫瑰 (Medium)

Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) seeds germinate easily and quickly.沙漠玫瑰種子容易也很快就孵出.

2016-08-16沙漠玫瑰seed germination (Medium)

2016-08-15沙漠玫瑰 (Medium)

sert Rose(Adenium obesum) seeds germinate quickly! 沙漠玫瑰種子很快就發芽!

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Desert Rose(Adenium obesum) seeds. 從種莢取出的沙漠玫瑰的種子兩端帶有毛鬚.

Tropical tender perennial/succulent.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Red flowers in late spring to fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.    USDA Zones: 9-11.  Drought tolerant.  Mature size: 4′-6′(H) X 8′-10′(W).   Propagate by seeds or cuttings.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

熱帶多年生/多肉植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  春末到秋開紅色花. 花為吸引蜂蝶鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  相當耐旱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅8-10呎.  主以種子或扦插枝條的方式來繁殖.   植株有毒勿食.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adenium                                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%B2%99%E6%BC%A0%E7%8E%AB%E7%91%B0  http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/527/

Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Black Currant Swirl’)三重瓣紫花曼陀羅

Datura 'black current swirl' (2) (Medium)

Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metal ‘Black Currant Swirl’)三重瓣紫花曼陀羅


Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metel ‘Black Currant Swirl’)三重瓣紫花曼陀羅

Datura 'black current swirl' (3) (Medium)

Devil’s Trumpet/Downy Thorn Apple (Datura metal ‘Black Currant Swirl’)三重瓣紫花曼陀羅

It has large purple triple pedaled flowers!   Very fragrant!!  🙂  This large tropical tender perennial has thick twigs/stems for supporting the weight of very large ,heavy flowers and leaves.  Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  USDA Zones:8-10.  Mature size: 3′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds.  This plant all parts are toxic if ingested.   Suitable for growing in containers.   If you don’t live in tropical region, plants require over winter indoors.

三層的花瓣! 花非常的清香好聞!! 🙂  他是大型熱帶多年生的植物有著粗幹足以支撐非常大型厚重的眾多花朵.  容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  喜熱但不大耐寒.  成熟植株高3-6英尺,寬幅2-3英尺.  以種子繁殖為主.  全株有毒切勿食用.  可盆植.  若種植於非熱帶地區,植株可於室內過冬.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datura_metel                          http://parkseed.com/blackcurrant-swirl-angels-trumpet-seeds/p/00385-PK-P1/

Crassula browniana (Crassula browniana) 波尼亞

Crassula browniana (Crassula browniana) 波尼亞

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Succulant perennial groundcover. Easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small white flower in summer. USDA Zones:9-12.  Mature size:3″-6″(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by cuttings or division.  Fast growing.  Excellent for rock garden.  Suitable for containers.

多年生多肉地被植物. 容易栽種及繁殖.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏天開白色小花.  喜熱不耐寒. 成熟植株高3-6吋,寬幅1-2英尺.  繁殖以扦插或分株方式來進行.  生長快速.  很適合用於岩砌花園.  適合盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:


Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’)銀瀑馬蹄金

Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’)銀瀑馬蹄金

2016-06-08Silver Falls (Dichondra D. Argentea 'Silver Falls') (Medium)

2016-08-14Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea 'Silver Falls')銀瀑馬蹄金flowers (Medium)

Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’) has small yellow green flowers.銀瀑馬蹄金有著黃綠色的小花.

2016-08-14Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea 'Silver Falls')銀瀑馬蹄金seed pod (Medium)

Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’) seed pod. 銀瀑馬蹄金花後結的種夾.


Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’) seeds from seed pods. 銀瀑馬蹄金種莢取出的種子.

2019-03-02Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’)銀瀑馬蹄金(3) - Copy

Silver Falls (Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’) seeds germinate fast and easy. 銀瀑馬蹄金種子很容易也很快就發芽.

Tropical tender perennial. Mainly growing for its silver grey foliage. Very easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Low mound trailing habit is excellent for planters or ground cover.   Small yellow green flowers is not showy at all. USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:3″-6″(H) x 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Excellent for hanging basket!

熱帶不耐寒多年生草花.  主要是其垂瀑狀的銀綠色葉片觀葉價值.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照處但能耐散光.  植株低矮匍匐,很適合花台或當地被植物.  小小黃綠色花朵很容易被忽略.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟植株高3-6吋,寬幅可達2-3英尺.  繁殖以種子,枝條扦插或分株方式來進行.   很適合當吊盆!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:


Water Mimosa/Sensitive Neptunia(Neptunia oleracea)水含羞草

Water Mimosa/Sensitive Neptunia(Neptunia oleracea)水含羞草

Water Mimosa (Medium)

Water Mimosa (Medium)

Water Mimosa/Sensitive Neptunia(Neptunia oleracea) often is propagated from cuttings. 水含羞草多以扦插法來繁殖.

2017-09-27 Water Mimosa Seeds (1) - Copy

Water Mimosa/Sensitive Neptunia(Neptunia oleracea) seeds. 水含羞草的種子.

Tropical or subtropical aquatic perennial/vegetable.  Like Mimosa pudica but without pricks! Its leaves close once they are touched or in the evening.  Small yellow pom-pom like flowers in summer to fall.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Plant has tiny airbags like cells so it floats on the water. Edible young leaves can be cooked as leafy vegetable or can be ate raw. Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in water.   USDA Zones:8/9-12.  Mature size:3″-6″(H) X 1′-5′(W).   Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division. Could be invasive in warm climate.  Fast growing.  Good for containers indoors.  Medicinal.

熱帶或亞熱帶的水生多年生植物/葉菜.  長的如同含羞草一樣但是沒有刺!  葉片夜晚或經碰觸會閉合.  黃色小花球於夏秋開放,頗吸引蜂蝶.  嫩葉可生食或炒煮食用.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高3-6吋,寬幅為1-5呎.  繁殖方式以種子,扦插或分株方式來進行.  在溫暖水域可能成為強勢植物.  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/Neptunia_oleracea                                      http://avrdc.org/water-mimosa-neptunia-oleracea/            http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=280463&isprofile=0&                                              http://www.guppytaiwan.com.tw/thread-180821-1-1.html


Sandpaper Vine(Petrea volubilis)錫葉藤

Sandpaper Vine (Petrea volubilis)錫葉藤


Sandpaper Vine (Petrea volubilis) seedling is very healthy! 錫葉藤的實生苗長得很健康!

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Sandpaper Vine (Petrea volubilis) seed germination. 錫葉藤種子孵出.

2016-06-20 052 (Medium)

Sandpaper Vine (Petrea volubilis)錫葉藤seeds種子.

Tropical flowering vine.  Easy to grow.  Small flowers in purple or white bloom repeatedly from late spring to late fall/early winter.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Both sides of foliage with rough sandpaper like texture hence the name.   USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:30′-40′(L) X 4′-6′(W). Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

又名砂紙藤.  熱帶多年生開花藤.  容易栽種.  花期很長會一直開花不斷的小花以量取勝,或紫花或白花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  葉的兩面觸感粗如砂紙,故有此名. 喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高30-40呎,寬幅僅4-6呎.  繁殖方式以種子或扦插的方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://plant.9s2u.com/product_info.php?products_id=12616                         http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54548/                                       http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a539



Ivy Gourd (Coccinia grandis) 紅瓜

Ivy Gourd (Coccinia grandis) 紅瓜

2016-06-05Ivy Gourd Seedlings (4) (Medium)

Ivy Gourd (Coccinia grandis) seeds germinated quite fast and easy! 紅瓜種子孵種時間很短,容易孵出.

2016-06-01Ivy Gourd (1) - Copy (Medium)

Ivy Gourd (Coccinia grandis) seeds. 紅瓜的種子.

Tropical tender perennial fruit/vegetable vine.  Native in warm climate.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained moist soil.  White flowers in spring to summer, followed by  green and ripe to be red fruit which shape like cucumber.  Ripe fruit is sweet can be eaten straight or candied.  Young tender shoots and leaves can be cooked as vegetables.  Fast growing so can be invasive in warm climate.   USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:8′-10′(H) X 8′-10′(W). Propagate by seeds.  In order to fruit, you will need male or female plants.  Medicinal.

葫蘆科紅瓜屬的多年生瓜藤.  是水果也是蔬菜.  原生於溫暖的熱帶/亞熱帶地區.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照處,喜排水佳的濕潤土壤.  春夏間開白色花,後結如大黃瓜般的綠色瓜,熟時轉紅.  紅色的熟瓜味甜可生食或糖漬. 嫩芽葉可如蔬菜炒食.  生長快速所以可能在溫暖的地區會變成強勢入侵的植物. 喜熱不耐寒. 成熟株高8-10呎,寬幅亦同.   主以種子來繁殖,也可扦插或壓條.  它是雌雄異株,需雌雄授粉才能結果.  可藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccinia_grandis                          http://eyoung123.pixnet.net/blog/post/28958017-%e7%b4%85%e7%93%9c          http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/32030/


Hoya (Hoya pubicalyx ‘Pink Silver’)毬蘭

Hoya (Hoya pubicalyx ‘Pink Silver’)毬蘭

Flower image see links below.

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Hoya pubicalyx ‘Pink Silver’ cutting. 毬蘭的扦插枝條.

Tropical flowering vine.  This tender perennial is very easy to grow. Best growing in warm partial shade to light shade location in moist soil.   Small silver/greyish deep pink flowers in clusters are very fragrant!   Flowering in fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.    Mature size:10′-12′(H)/(L) X 3″-6″(W). USDA Zones:9-11.    Propagate by seeds or cuttings. Suitable growing indoors in container or in hanging basket.

熱帶多年生常綠開花爬藤.  容易栽種在溫暖多濕的半日照到散光處.  小小的銀灰色調的深粉到暗紅色花簇生成花球狀,花香濃郁!   花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  成熟株高10-12呎,寬幅3-6吋.  喜熱不耐寒,太冷會落葉.  繁殖以種子或扦插或分株方式來進行.  適合室內盆植或吊盆.

Reference links:  參考網站資料連結:

https://www.rareflora.com/hoyapubpinksil.html                          http://www.myhoyas.com/P/pubicalyx/PS/eng.htm