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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense)白蓮霧

White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense)白蓮霧

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense)白蓮霧

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White Wax Apple (Syzygium samarangense) and seeds from inside the fruit.白蓮霧及其切開後的種子.

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6 White Wax Apple (Syzygium samarangense) seeds from 3 wax apples. 從3顆白蓮霧果實取出的6枚種子.

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense) seeds all germinated! 白蓮霧種子都孵出.

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense) seeds growing true leaves! 白蓮霧種子長出本葉了!

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White Wax Apple(Syzygium samarangense) seedlings growing in good speed. 白蓮霧實生苗長速不慢.

Tropical fruit.  Also called: Java apple, Semarang rose-apple and wax jambu/wax apple.  The most common kind is with red/pink fruit.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pink flowers in late spring to mid fall.  Fruit is pear shape, juicy, crispy and sweet.  Flowers attract bees and butterflies, fruit attract birds and other wild life and edible to human.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:15′-40′(H/W).  Propagate by seeds, cuttings, layering or grafting.   That growing from seeds to flower and fruit is slow, it will take 5-6 years to flower and fruit and the gene may not like the mother plant.

熱帶水果.  它有不少其他的名字.  較為常見的蓮霧是結著紅色/粉紅色的果實.  容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 春末到中秋期間開粉紅色花,花期很長. 果實為西洋梨形,多汁,且脆甜. 花頗吸引蜂蝶,果實鳥類也很愛,其他野生動物也會來覓食,它也是人類可以食用的水果.  成熟株高/寬幅為15-40呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插,壓條或嫁接等方式來進行.  種子較慢,要約5-6年才會開花結果且遺傳基因變數多很可能和親代有所不同.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E8%93%AE%E9%9C%A7                           https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syzygium_samarangense                                       http://www.tnfd.gov.tw/index.php?code=list&flag=detail&ids=73&article_id=3618    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57647/#b

Mexican Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus ‘Mexicanus’) 小懸鈴花

Mexican Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus ‘Mexicanus’) 小懸鈴花

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Mexican Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus ‘Mexicanus’) 小懸鈴花

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Mexican Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus ‘Mexicanus’) 小懸鈴花

Tropical tender perennial.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Red slender bell shape flowers from late spring to late fall, very long blooming time.  Flowers attract bees, butterflies and birds.  USDA Zones:8-11.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 9″-12″(W).  Propagate by seeds or cuttings.

熱帶多年生植物.  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  紅色長形花朵從春開到秋,花期很長.  花為吸引蜂蝶鳥類的蜜源.  喜熱不耐寒.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅9-12吋.  繁殖以種子或扦插方式來進行.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malvaviscus_arboreus    http://berniesgarden.blogspot.ca/2010/02/malvaviscus-arboreus-var-mexicanus.html                         http://www.learn2grow.com/plants/malvaviscus-arboreus-var-mexicanus/                                     http://florawww.eeb.uconn.edu/198501191.html

Walking iris/North’s false flag (Neomarica northiana) 白色巴西鳶尾/馬蝶花

Walking iris/North’s false flag (Neomarica northiana) 白色巴西鳶尾/馬蝶花

Flower image see link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neomarica_northiana

Walking iris/North's false flag (Neomarica northiana) 白色巴西鳶尾/馬蝶花的高芽.

Walking iris/North’s false flag (Neomarica northiana) 白色巴西鳶尾/馬蝶花的高芽.

This tropical perennial is very popular in warm region.  Easy to grow and propagate.   Best growing in partial shade to dapple shade location in moist soil.  Fragrant white and blue/violet flowers bloom repeatly from late spring to fall.  USDA Zones:9-11. Mature size:1′-2′(H) X 1.5′-3′(W). Propagate by cuttings, offsets or division.  Good for growing in containers indoors by window.

喜溫暖濕潤的鳶尾科馬蝶花屬的多年生草花. 容易栽種繁殖.  以栽種在半日照到散光處的濕潤土壤中為佳.  芬芳的白花內藍很美,從春末到秋天花期很長. 花吸引蜂蝶.  喜溫暖耐熱不耐寒.  成熟株高1-2呎,寬幅1.5-3呎如果地植的話.  以高芽,側芽或分株來繁殖.  適合室內靠窗盆植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%E9%A6%AC%E8%9D%B6%E8%8A%B1

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/48938/