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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) 菖蒲

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Sweetflag (Acorus calamus) flower heads are seeding. 菖蒲的花序結種子中.

Aromatic aquatic perennial.  This herb/grass is very common seen in many parts of the world in wild.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to full shade location in moist soil.  USDA Zones:4-9. Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 2′-3′(W).   Propagate by seeds, rhizome/bulb/roots, offsets, division. Medicinal.

芳香的水生植物多年生草本. 這香草/禾草是廣泛可見的植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種於全日照到半日照出的濕潤土壤. 耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖以種子,地下根莖/球根/側芽,分株的方式來進行.  藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acorus_calamus                                                https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%8F%96%E8%92%B2                              http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/78454/#b

Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) 菱角

Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) 菱角

Water Caltrop/Devil's Pod (Trapa bicornis) 菱角

Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) 菱角

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Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) seed germination in just few days. 菱角沒幾天就發芽了.

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Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) seed/nut germination. 菱角孵出.

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Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) division with roots from young germinated plant 由發芽的菱角分株出來的帶根苗.

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Water Caltrop/Devil’s Pod (Trapa bicornis) growing indoors by window in a one gal pot. 室內靠窗實驗種植菱角(1加侖的桶子).

Floating aquatic annual.  Easy to grow in full sun pond with shallow water and low current.   Small white flowers blooming in the early evening in summer.  This interesting looking seed contain edible inner seed as food/snack after boiled or deep dried with seasoned batter– but raw seeds are toxic.  The outer hard shell of seeds and leaves are medicinal.  USDA Zones:4-9. Propagate by seeds or rhizomes.

浮水性一年生草本. 容易生長在全日照處水位低水流緩的水塘.  小小單瓣的白花於傍晚開花.  它的種子–菱角有著獨特的形狀,生吃有害,水煮或裹粉炸熟即是秋季才有的當季美食!  菱角吃起來有一種獨特的清香.  殼與葉皆能用做藥用.  耐寒也耐熱.  繁殖以種子或根莖來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://book.tndais.gov.tw/Brochure/tech79.htm               http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Trapa+bicornis                      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_caltrop                          http://sennyong.blogspot.ca/2009/11/good-health-anti-cancer-ling-jiao-trapa.html    http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/188641/                                            https://kknews.cc/zh-tw/health/5nkro3.html

Small Floatingheart (Nymphoides aurantiaca) 黃花莕菜(荇菜)

Small Floatingheart (Nymphoides aurantiaca) 黃花莕菜(荇菜)

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Small Floatingheart (Nymphoides aurantiaca) foliage. 黃花莕菜(荇菜)的葉.

Small Floatingheart (Nymphoides aurantiaca) 黃花莕菜(荇菜)

Small Floatingheart (Nymphoides aurantiaca) 黃花莕菜(荇菜)

Tropical aquatic perennial.  Native in South of Asia.  Small single yellow flowers bloom above the water surface.  Foliage is similar with water lilies floating on the water.  Long blooming time from late spring to late summer.  Very easy to grow and propagate.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Excellent for small pond or container/aquarium.

熱帶睡菜科莕菜屬的多年生水生植物. 原生於南亞.  春末到夏末它伸展出水面的花梗開著一朵一朵的單朵小黃花,葉則如睡蓮浮於水面,叢生. 花期頗長.  容易生長和繁殖. 最好種在全日照到半日照處. 以種子,扦插或分株來進行繁殖.  適合小池塘或容器/水族箱種植.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/169044/0
http://www.treevalley.org/adult/park_eco_detail.php?id=359
https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%BB%83%E8%8A%B1%E8%8E%95%E8%8F%9C            http://www.whybh2015.com/ybzs/zwct/201508/t20150805_71766.shtml

Water-Milfoil (Myriophyllum) 狐尾藻

Water-Milfoil (Myriophyllum) 狐尾藻

Water-Milfoil (Myriophyllum) 狐尾藻

Water-Milfoil (Myriophyllum) 狐尾藻

Water-Milfoil foliage.(Myriophyllum) 狐尾藻葉片.

Water-Milfoil foliage.(Myriophyllum) 狐尾藻葉片.

One of the common water plants.  Invasive.  If you like this plant please only grow them in container or aquarium not in open water.  Very hardy.  Of course, everything has good sides in them.  It has delicate foliage and interesting flower stems. USDA Zones:6-10. Mature size:6″-1′(H) X 6″(W).

Parrotfeather Water Milfoil, Myriophyllum aquaticum (Synonym Myriophyllum proserpinacoides) this type has red tems which is more dwarf and manageable.   Small yellow white flowers on flower stems grow above water surface.  Foliage close at night.

常見的一種水生植物. 蠻強勢的. 小型池塘/容器或水族箱很合適種植它,不宜種在開放的水域以避免繁殖過剩.  這種有紅莖有時紅葉的品種高度較矮比較不強勢一點. 夏開黃白色小花於出水的花梗上. 多以分株或扦插來繁殖.  夜晚葉片會收合.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

http://milfoilweevil.homestead.com/Milfoil.html

http://www.invadingspecies.com/invaders/plants-aquatic/eurasian-water-milfoil/

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) 紅花山梗菜

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) 紅花山梗菜

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens 'Elmfeuer') 紅花山梗菜

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) 紅花山梗菜

Cardinal Flower buds are forming.  (Lobelia fulgens 'Elmfeuer') 紅花山梗菜花苞形成中.

Cardinal Flower buds are forming. (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) 紅花山梗菜花苞形成中.

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Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) seedlings. 紅花山梗菜的小實生苗.

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Cardinal Flower (Lobelia fulgens ‘Elmfeuer’) seed pods mature and dry. 紅花山梗菜的種子莢成熟並乾燥了.

This striking perennial is magnet of bees, butterflies and humming birds!  Hardy and easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in moist soil.  Suitable for pond or waterside.  All plant is red, bright red flowers from summer to fall. Long blooming time. Mature size: 3′(H)X2′(W).  USDA Zones:6-10.  Easy to propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.  Plant is toxic if ingested.

它是很美的多年生草花,也是吸引蜂蝶及蜂鳥的蜜源植物!  強健易於栽種.  種植以全日照到半日照處的偏濕土壤為佳.  很適合池塘或水邊栽種.  全株紅色,鮮紅色的唇狀花由夏開到秋,花期很長.  成熟植株高度3呎左右,寬幅2呎左右.  耐寒性可耐熱性佳.  以種子或扦插或分株的方式來繁殖.  植株有毒勿食.

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Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

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Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

 

 

Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

Golden Globes/Dense-Flowered Loosestrife (Lysimachia congestiflora) 臨時救/黃花珠

This tender perennial is good ground cover for moist soil.  USDA Zones:7-10. Mature size:4″-6″(H) X 1′-1.5′(W). Small yellow flowers from mid spring to mid summer.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location in wet soil.  Best in pond.  Excellent for small to mid size pond or wet land/bog area.   Very easy to grow and propagate.   Propagate from seeds/cuttings/dividing the plant clumps. Medicinal herb.

報春花科珍珠菜屬的多年生草花,它是喜濕的低矮地被植物. 耐熱不耐寒. 成熟株高4-6吋,寬幅1-1.5呎.  黃色小花從春天開到夏天.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照的濕潤土壤中.  如:溼地或池塘.  以小/中型池塘或溼地最佳.  非常容易栽種及繁殖.    繁殖方式以種子/扦插或分株來進行.   藥用植物.

Reference links:  資料網站連結:

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2022/

http://www.calyxflowers.com/floral-library/content/golden-globes.aspx

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysimachia_congestiflora

https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e4%b8%b4%e6%97%b6%e6%95%91

http://www.zjsrzsyw.com/zhongcaoyao/5410.html

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead flowers. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑的花.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead male flowers. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑的雄花.

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Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead male flower. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑的雄花.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead plants. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特植株.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead plants. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特植株.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead foliage. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑的葉.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead foliage. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑的葉.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead seed head. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑種莢.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead seed head is growing after female flower is spent. (Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑雌花謝了所結的種莢.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead flower stalk. The bigger ones are going to be female flowers.(Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑花莖抽出.  較大包的花苞是雌花.

Ruby-Eyed Arrowhead flower stalk. The bigger ones are going to be female flowers.(Sagittaria montevidensis) 紅眼蒙特登慈姑花莖抽出. 較大包的花苞是雌花.

A perennial aquatic plant with pretty flowers!  Ruby-eyed center flowers looks very pretty!  Flower diameter is 2-3 cm.  Easy to grow in warm wet lands.  Long blooming time from June to September.  Mature size:2′-3′(H) x 1’+.   USDA Zones: 8-11.  I don’t know how common this variety is but it certainly caught my attention.  🙂  In cold region will treat this as an annual.  Best grow this in full sun to partial shade location, do not dry out.  Propagate usually by rhizome or dividing the plant clumps. 澤瀉科的一種慈姑. 白花紅心,花徑2-3公分,不算小.  有清雅的美. 看起來蠻容易種的.  成熟株高2-3呎,寬1呎左右. 很耐熱但不耐寒. 花期很長,6-9月.  這品種我不知道是否常見,倒是被它的美花吸引了我的注意. 在冷的氣候區是當成一年生來養. 全日照到半日照,不可乾掉.  通常以塊根或分株來繁殖. Reference links: 參考網站連結如下: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sagittaria_montevidensis