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Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥

Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥


Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya) fresh tuber. 薯蕷or山藥的根.

2017-05-12 - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tubers. 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子.

2017-06-12 Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥 - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tuber is sprouting! 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子開始發芽生長了!

2017-06-16 Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥 - Copy - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tuber is growing! 薯蕷or山藥的零餘子甦醒了!

2017-07-08 Chinese Yam or Cinnamon Vine (1) - Copy

Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) aerial tuber is growing fast! 山藥零餘子的生長速度很快.

2018-07-25 Chinese Yam(Dioscorea polystachya)薯蕷or山藥 (3) - Copy

Iron Yam(Dioscorea polystachya) can be propagated by tuber. 鐵棍山藥可以根插法來繁殖.

Very cold hardy, fast growing perennial vine.  Mainly are growing for its large/long fleshy starchy tubers.  Also called  cinnamon-vine.   Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in well drained, moist and rich soil.  USDA Zones:5-11.  Mature size:10′-17′(H/L).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, aerial tubers, tuber or division.  Medicinal.  Could be invasive in warmer climate region.

非常耐寒,生長快速的多年生藤蔓. 主要種來採收他極富澱粉的長條形塊根. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處的排水佳的濕潤,肥沃的土壤.  耐寒也耐熱. 成熟植株可高/藤長10-17呎. 繁殖以種子,扦插,零餘子或分株的方式來進行.  既可食用也可藥用.  由於生長的限制少因此被認為是強勢植物.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_yam                                    https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%96%AF%E8%95%B7                         https://baike.baidu.com/item/铁棍山药

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍

2017-04-29 Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) 亞洲蓍 (3) - Copy

Mongolian Yarrow (Achillea asiatica) has pretty foliage. 亞洲蓍的葉片蠻美的.

Cold hardy perennial. Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink fade to white flowers are very showy in late spring to fall. Long blooming time!  Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  USDA Zones:2-10.  Mature size:6″-2′(H) X 1′-2′(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

耐寒的多年生草花. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春末到秋天開粉紅色轉白色的花朵. 花期很長.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  適合切花.  喜寒也耐熱.  成熟株高6吋到2呎,寬幅1-2呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://www.richters.com/Web_store/web_store.cgi?product=X7003&show=all&prodclass=&cart_id=6587295.13039                        https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e4%ba%9a%e6%b4%b2%e8%93%8d                       http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=200023007          https://hardyherbs.com/category/yarrow/

Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) 玫紅山黧豆

Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) 玫紅山黧豆


Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seed pods and seeds. 玫紅山黧豆的種莢與種子.


Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seeds. 玫紅山黧豆的種子.


Tuberous sweetpea (Lathyrus tuberosus) seed germination rather easy! 玫紅山黧豆種子還蠻容易孵的!

Cold hardy perennial/climber with edible roots (as root vegetable in Europe) and fragrant flowers! Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in close to moist soil.  Rosy pea fragrant flowers in late spring to late fall.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  Long blooming time.  Good for cut flower.  Tuberous roots can be harvest in next following years.  Roots after cooked is very delicious!  Seeds are toxic if ingested.  USDA Zones:4-10.  Mature size:2′-4′(H/L) X 3″-1′(W).  Propagate by seeds, bulbs/tubers, layering or division.   Self seeds easily.  This climber require structure to cling on.

極耐寒強健的多年生草本爬藤,它是歐洲常見根莖類蔬菜並能開有香味的花!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的偏濕潤土壤中.  春末到秋末開粉紅色有香味的花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶與鳥類.  花期很長.  適合切花. 膨大的地下根莖來年就可以開始採收.  煮食料理後非常好吃!  種子有小毒不可食用.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅3吋到1呎.  繁殖方式以種子,球根/地下根莖或分株方式來進行.  植株容易自行落子繁殖.  雖株高不高仍須設矮籬/網助其攀爬.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/82502/#b  http://www.globalspecies.org/ntaxa/770862


Bunchberry/Darf Dogwood (Cornus canadensis) 草茱萸

Bunchberry/Darf Dogwood (Cornus canadensis) 草茱萸

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Bunchberry/Darf Dogwood (Cornus canadensis) 草茱萸


Bunchberry/Darf Dogwood (Cornus canadensis) in fall. 草茱萸的秋色.

Usually this is classified as perennial.  Low ground cover.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in partial shade to full shade location in moist soil.  White single flowers in spring and ripe red edible fruit in summer. Fruit has fine hair on the surface will need to be removed before eating.  Fall foliage is red or purple.  USDA Zones:2-7.  Mature size:4″-8″(H) X 1′-1.5′(W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Medicinal.

通常它被歸類為多年稱草花.  它算是低矮的地被植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種於半日照到全蔭處的濕潤土壤.  春開白色單瓣小花,夏天果熟轉為紅色.  果實表面有細毛需處理後才能食用.  秋天葉片由綠轉紫紅色後落葉後休眠.  極耐寒,耐熱性不佳.  成熟株高4-8吋,蔓生寬幅1-1.5呎.   繁殖以種子,扦插或分株方式來進行.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:


Resurrection Lily(Lycoris squamigera)鹿蔥/夏水仙/紫花石蒜

Resurrection Lily(Lycoris squamigera)鹿蔥/夏水仙/紫花石蒜

Flower image see links below.

2016-07-25Resurrection lily or Naked Ladies (Lycoris squameriga)鹿蔥 (Medium)

Resurrection Lily(Lycoris squamigera) bulbs. 鹿蔥/夏水仙/紫花石蒜的球根.

Hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun location.  Its beautiful , fragrant, large pink flowers bloom in mid summer to early fall.  Flowers are good for cutting. Suitable growing indoors in containers.  USDA Zones:5-11. Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) X 3″-6″(W).  Propagate by bulbs, offsets and division. Toxic if ingested.  Animals like to eat them so you might want to use chicken wire to protect the bulbs!

強健的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  仲夏到初秋開美麗.大朵,芳香的粉色花. 花很適合做切花花材.  它也很適合室內盆植.  喜熱也耐寒.  成熟株高1-1.5呎,寬幅僅3-6吋.  以球根,側芽或分株方式來進行繁殖.  對人類是有毒的,勿食.  但動物喜食它,所以種它要做好防護措施!

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:


Siberian Ginseng/Ci wu jia (Eleutherococcus senticosus)西伯利亞人蔘/刺五加

Siberian Ginseng/Ci wu jia (Eleutherococcus senticosus)西伯利亞人蔘/刺五加

Siberian Ginseng (2) (Medium)

Siberian Ginseng (Medium)

Siberian Ginseng/Ci wu jia (Eleutherococcus senticosus) is prickly. 西伯利亞人蔘/刺五加葉與莖皆有刺

Siberian Ginseng-1 (Medium)

Siberian Ginseng/Ci wu jia (Eleutherococcus senticosus) is growing leaves! 西伯利亞人蔘/刺五加開始長葉了!

2016-07-08傻大的刺五加 (1) (Medium)

Siberian Ginseng/Ci wu jia (Eleutherococcus senticosus) stem cutting. 西伯利亞人蔘/刺五加的扦插枝條.

2016-07-08傻大的刺五加 (3) (Medium)

This cold hardy medicinal shrub is rather prickly. Native in Northeastern of Asia.   Easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pale yellow to green flowers form like a pom-pom in early summer.  Flowers attract bees.  Dark fruit ripe sometime in fall.    USDA Zones:3-9. Mature size:2′-10′(H) X 3′-10′(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

他是很耐寒強健的藥用植物,蠻多刺的灌木.  原生於東北亞. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照處.  初夏開小小淡黃色到綠色的球形花序. 花為頗吸引蜂類的蜜源植物.  秋天果實成熟由綠轉嘿.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟植株高2-10英尺,寬幅3-10英尺.  繁殖以種子或枝條扦插來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleutherococcus_senticosus                              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/265169/                     http://www.drugs.com/npc/eleutherococcus.html                             http://www.ciwujia.com/?tag=%E5%88%BA%E4%BA%94%E5%8A%A0%E7%B1%BD   http://blog.udn.com/winpowertech/4693853