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Love In A Puff / Balloon Plant (Cardiospermum halicacabum) 風船葛/倒地鈴

Love In A Puff / Balloon Plant (Cardiospermum halicacabum) 風船葛/倒地鈴

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Love In A Puff / Balloon Plant (Cardiospermum halicacabum) cute black round seeds with white heart shaped mark. 風船葛/倒地鈴的黑色圓形種子有著可愛的白色心形記號.

This vine is famous for its seeds.  Small black bead like seeds with white heart shape mark!  Cute!  The plant is tropical tender perennial (often are treated as an annual) could be invasive in warm climate.  Very easy to grow from seeds.  Best growing in full sun location.  Tiny white flowers from early/mid summer to fall.  The puffy hollowed “fruit" is ripe in late summer/fall.   USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:10′-12′(H)/(L) X 3′-6′(W).    Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal.

此藤以種子聞名. 黑色小圓株狀的種子表面有著白色心形的記號!  很可愛!  它是熱帶多年生藤類多當作是一年生植物.  在氣候溫暖地區是強勢植物.  非常容易落籽繁殖. 以全日照處為最容易栽種.  很小的白花於夏天開放,秋天結小氣球般的小果.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高10-12呎高/長,3-6呎寬幅.  通常以種子來繁殖.  有藥用價值.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiospermum_halicacabum           https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%80%92%E5%9C%B0%E9%88%B4      http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/648/

 

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Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) 龜頭花

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) 龜頭花

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) 龜頭花

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) 龜頭花

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) foliage and ripe seed pods. 龜頭花的葉片與成熟轉黑褐色的種莢.

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) foliage and ripe seed pods. 龜頭花的葉片與成熟轉黑褐色的種莢.

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) dried seed pods in late fall/early winter. 龜頭花秋末冬初的乾燥種莢.

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) dried seed pods in late fall/early winter. 龜頭花秋末冬初的乾燥種莢.

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) seed pod and seeds. 龜頭花種莢與種莢內的種子.

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique) seed pod and seeds. 龜頭花種莢與種莢內的種子.

Hardy perennial.  Pink/deep pink flower in late summer to fall.  This wild flowers attract bees and butterflies.  Good for cut flower.  Very easy to grow. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Medicinal.  USDA Zones:3-9. Matures size:2′-3′(H) X 1.5′-2.5′(W).   Propagate by seeds or division.

強健的多年生草花.  粉或深粉紅色的花於夏末開到秋天.  這種野花很能吸引蜂蝶. 可做切花. 非常容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 藥用. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬幅1.5-2.5呎.  繁殖方式以種子或分株來進行.

Reference links:參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelone_(plant)

http://www.perennials.com/plants/chelone-obliqua.html

Jessie Starflower (Ipheion ‘Rolf Fiedler’) 藍花韭

Jessie Starflower (Ipheion ‘Rolf Fiedler’) 藍花韭

Flower image see link:  https://www.veseys.com/ca/en/store/fallbulbs/starflower/Jessie

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Hardy bulbous perennial.  Easy to grow in full sun to partial shade location.  Early spring to late spring with blue flowers.   Good for cut flower. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Easy to propagate by seeds, bulbs or dividision.  USDA Zones:5-9.  Mature size: 6″-10″(H).

強健的多年生球根花卉.  容易栽種在全日照到半日照處.  春開藍色小花. 適合切花. 花吸引蜂蝶.  容易以種子,球根或分株來進行繁殖.  耐寒喜熱.   成熟株高6-10吋高.

Floating Heart/Water Snowflake (Nymphoides indica)印度莕菜

Floating Heart/Water Snowflake (Nymphoides indica)印度莕菜

Flower image see: http://www.tropicalplantbook.com/garden_plants/aquatic/nymphoides-indica.htm

Floating Heart/Water Snowflake (Nymphoides indica)印度莕菜

Floating Heart/Water Snowflake (Nymphoides indica)印度莕菜

Perennial aquatic plant.  Small single white fringed flowers with yellow center blooming above the water surface in the morning before noon, so cute and delicate!  Photographers should remember this!  😉   Leaves like water lilies floating on the water.  One leaf with one flower.   Long blooming time from late spring to whole summer around 4 months.  Hardy and easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location rooting in the mud.    USDA Zones:9-11.  Mature size:6′(W).  Propagate by seeds, leaf cutting with the base or division.  Could be invasive in warm region.  Edible. Medicinal.  Whole plant can be animal feed.  Excellent in aquarium tank, big bowl or any pond.

多年生的水生草花.  可愛的白色有毛邊小花出水面而綻放,通常花期於春末到夏季溫暖的時節,於早晨開放到近中午小花就會凋謝. 要拍照的人要記得! 😉 葉如睡蓮浮於水面上,一葉配一花.  花期很長持續一整個夏季約有4個月.  強健易栽種.  最好種在全日照水裡有底泥中.  喜熱不耐寒.    成熟植株的寬幅可達6呎.    繁殖可以種子,葉插法或分株法來進行.  熱帶地區可能變成強勢植物.  可食用及藥用. 全株可當飼料來餵養牲口.  很適合種在水族箱,大碗或池塘.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.tropicalplantbook.com/garden_plants/aquatic/nymphoides-indica.htm

http://kmweb.coa.gov.tw/Illustrations/detail.aspx?id=730636

http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_bd4a55d40101gk7p.html

http://www.victoria-adventure.org/aquatic_plants/david/page1.html

http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Water%20Snowflake.html

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E5%8D%B0%E5%BA%A6%E8%8E%95%E8%8F%9C

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) 漢葒魚腥草

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) 漢葒魚腥草

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) 漢葒魚腥草

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) small pink flower and foliage. 漢葒魚腥草的花與葉.

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) flower and seed pods. 漢葒魚腥草的花與種莢.

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) flower and seed pods. 漢葒魚腥草的花與種莢.

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) orange red fall foliage. 漢葒魚腥草秋天的橘紅葉色.

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) orange red fall foliage. 漢葒魚腥草秋天的橘紅葉色.

2016-06-27Roberts Herb seeds and seedheads (Medium)

Herb Robert (Geranium robertianum) seedheads and seeds. 漢葒魚腥草的種子與種莢.

Cute dainty pink flowers with beautiful orange red fall foliage!  Very hardy and useful perennial herb.  Very easy to grow.  In fact, it is a natural antibiotic!   It is amazing there are so many useful herbs are in the wild.  🙂  Growing the best in partial shade to full shade location in moist soil.  Excellent in rock garden.  Small pink flowers in late spring to late fall.   USDA Zones:5-9.   Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 6″-1.5′(W).   Medicinal!  Propagate by seeds/cuttings/rhizomes/division.

It is an introduced species, it is considered a weed in warm region. The herb can be steeped in hot water (fresh or dried). Some people may find the herb tea has a pleasant taste with a perceptible hint of strawberry but some don’t.

漢葒魚腥草為牻牛兒苗科老鸛草屬非常耐蔭的多年生草花.  春末到秋末開著粉紅色小巧可愛的花,秋天葉色由綠轉橘紅然後落葉.  非常強健很有用的藥草!  事實上它可是是天然的抗生素的一種呢!  野外常見的野花居然有這麼了不得的功效.  🙂  最好種在半日照到全蔭散光處的溼潤土壤.  挺適合種在岩石花園裡.  耐寒耐熱耐蔭. 成熟株高僅6吋到1呎,寬幅6吋到1.5呎.  藥用.  以種子/枝條扦插/地下根/分株來繁殖.

它原生於歐亞,並非北美原生物種,引進後到如今已多有野生分佈.  全株可泡茶(鮮品或乾燥).  有的人不喜它的味道,有的人覺得它的茶飲用起來有那麼點草莓的風味還不錯.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://joebartok.blogspot.ca/2011/07/pics-of-summer-flowers-fields.html

http://www.liveandfeel.com/articles/geranium-robertianum-is-a-natural-antibiotic-with-many-other-health-benefits-3362

http://www.florafinder.com/Species/Geranium_robertianum.php

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/601/

http://frps.eflora.cn/frps/%E6%B1%89%E8%8D%AD%E9%B1%BC%E8%85%A5%E8%8D%89

Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草

Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草

Lemon Grass is easy to grow from store bought bundle. (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草很容易從店裡買來的小把來栽種.

Lemon Grass is easy to grow from store bought bundle. (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草很容易從店裡買來的小把來栽種.

Lemon Grass root in a week in warm and moist soil. (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草溫暖處保濕一週就會發根.

Lemon Grass root in a week in warm and moist soil. (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草溫暖處保濕一週就會發根.

This widely used herb is inexpensive.  Tropical perennial/ornamental grass.   Best growing in warm, full sun to partial shade location.   Whole plant is aromatic with lemony fragrance which is excellent for tea, cooking, insect repellent and medicinal uses.  Fast growing.   Easy to propagate by division.   You can buy a small bundle from supermarket/grocery store and stick them into the rich soil in deeper pot.  Plenty of water to help the stalks to root then water normally.  They will root in just about one week.  Drought tolerant once established.   Very easy to grow!

這個常用於料理的香草價格很親民.  它算是熱帶的草類/觀賞草.  喜生長於溫暖的地區,最好是全日照到半日照的環境.  植株全株有著檸檬香,泡茶很香,料理用或驅蚊蟲或作為藥用,用途廣泛.  易於分株繁殖.  超市上可買一小把來插盆土保濕即可栽種生長. 一週即可長出根來. 根系穩固後植株耐旱.  非常容易栽種!

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.