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Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵

2018-08-03 Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) (2) - Copy

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) seeds. 藥蜀葵的種子.

2018-08-09 Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵 (1) - Copy

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) seed germination in about 6 days.  藥蜀葵的種子約6天發芽.

2018-08-26 Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) 藥蜀葵 - Copy

Marsh Mallow (Althaea officinalis) has the first true leaf. 藥蜀葵小苗的第一片本葉!

Cold hardy perennial/medicinal herb/vegetable.  Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Pale pink flowers in summer to fall.   Flowers attract bees and butterflies.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).   Propagate by seeds.   Medicinal part is the roots.  (Ancient Egyptians use the juice from the roots to treat cough and sore throat.   Tender leaves and flowers can be cooked and eaten as vegetable.

耐寒強健的多年生草花/藥草/蔬菜.   容易栽種.   最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.   夏秋間開淡粉紅色花朵.   花頗吸引蜂蝶.  頗為耐寒也尚耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎,寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子的方式來進行.  作為藥用的部位為藥蜀葵的根.  (古埃及人搾取其根的汁液來紓緩喉痛和咳嗽.)  其嫩葉與花朵可以做為蔬菜煮後食用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althaea_officinalis                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/药蜀葵                                                      https://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1077/

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Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草

Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草
2017-03-11 Wild Petunia or Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) 消渴草or塊莖蘆莉草 (3) - Copy

Wild Petunia/Violet Ruellia(Ruellia tuberosa) seeds. 消渴草/塊莖蘆莉草的種子.

Hardy perennial/medicinal herb.  Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Mid spring to early fall plant blooms with violet flowers.  Long blooming time!
Flowers attract bees butterflies and hummingbirds. USDA Zones:6-10.  Mature size:1.5′-2′(H) X 6″-12″(W). Propagate by seeds, cuttings or division.
強健的多年生草花/藥用植物. 容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  仲春到初秋開藍紫色花.  花期很長. 花頗吸引蜂蝶與蜂鳥.  耐寒性不錯也耐熱.  成熟株高1.5-2呎,寬幅6吋到1呎.  繁殖以種子,扦插或分株的方式來進行.
Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) 千屈菜

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) 千屈菜

2015-08-22 033 (Medium)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) 千屈菜

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2015-11-26 002 (Medium)

Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) dried seed pods and lots of tiny seeds.千屈菜的乾燥種莢與細小種子.

This cold hardy perennial is very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Purple flowers in whole summer which attract bees and butterflies.  Tall flower stems are good for cut flower.  Drought tolerant once established.  It is a common wild flower.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:3′-6′(H) X 4′-6′(W).   Propagate by seeds or division.

它是極耐寒易栽種的多年生草花.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處. 紫色的花於夏季開放,頗吸引蜂蝶.  花梗長很適合做切花. 植株根系穩定後頗為耐旱. 它是常見的野花.  極耐寒也耐熱. 成熟株高3-6呎,寬幅4-6呎.  主以種子或分株方式來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lythrum_salicaria http://www.finegardening.com/purple-loosestrife-lythrum-salicaria http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1655/

Purpletop Vervain/Brazilian Verbena (Verbena bonariensis) 柳葉馬鞭草

Purpletop Vervain/Brazilian Verbena (Verbena bonariensis) 柳葉馬鞭草

2014-09-27 114 (Medium)

Purpletop Vervain/Brazilian Verbena (Verbena bonariensis) is bees and butterflies magnet! 柳葉馬鞭草是蜂蝶的喜愛的蜜源植物.

2014-09-27 112 (Medium)

Purpletop Vervain/Brazilian Verbena (Verbena bonariensis) is bees and butterflies magnet and excellent for cut flower! 柳葉馬鞭草是蜂蝶的喜愛的蜜源植物. 很適合做為切花花材!

 

2015-11-25 078 (Medium)

Purpletop Vervain/Brazilian Verbena (Verbena bonariensis) has tiny seeds.柳葉馬鞭草的種子很細小.

Native wild flower from Brazil and Argentina.  This perennial is bees and butterflies magnet and excellent for cut flower!   Easy to grow.   Best growing in full sun location.  Small purple flowers in cluster from summer to late fall.  USDA Zones:7-10.  Mature size:3′-4′(H) X 1′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds/cuttings/division.

原生於巴西及阿根廷的野花.  它是多年生草花,為蜂蝶喜愛的蜜源植物!  它做切花花材也很不錯!  容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照處.  小小的紫粉色花呈小簇頂生,整個夏與秋季都是它的花期.  喜熱但不是很耐寒.  成熟株高3-4呎,寬幅1-2呎.  以種子/扦插/分株來繁殖.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verbena_bonariensis
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/141/#ixzz3sYCSE5FI

Doll’s-eyes/White Baneberry(Actaea pachypoda)娃娃眼

Doll’s-eyes/White Baneberry(Actaea pachypoda)娃娃眼

Doll's-eyes/White Baneberry fall fruit.(Actaea pachypoda)娃娃眼秋天的果實.

Doll’s-eyes/White Baneberry foliage and fall fruit.(Actaea pachypoda)娃娃眼葉片及秋天的果實.

Actaea pachypoda

Doll’s-eyes/White Baneberry fall fruit.(Actaea pachypoda)娃娃眼秋天的果實.

Beware, super toxic perennial!  Its berries is the most toxic part of the plant.  It can lead to cardiac arrest and death if ingested the berries.  White flowers in spring.   Flower see the Wikimedia link below.  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Actaea_pachypoda05.jpg

Late summer fruit ripe to be white berries.  Even though berries are toxic to human but birds are fine to eat the berries as food.  It prefers full sun to partial shade location in clay soil.  Propagate by seeds or dividing plant in spring.  Mature size:1′-2′(H) x 1′-2′(W).   USDA Zones:3-9.

小心,有劇毒的多年生草花!  它的白色果實是最毒的部位.  誤食會造成心跳停止而死亡. 但其毒性對鳥類是免疫的,所以果實會被鳥類所食用.  它喜全日照到半日照處的黏性土壤. 春天開白色精緻的小花串.  花見以下連結:  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Actaea_pachypoda05.jpg

非常強健耐寒. 為北美野生的多年生草花.  成熟植株約1-2呎高及寬幅.  繁殖以種子或初春分株.

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum) 假黃精

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum) 假黃精

False Solomon's Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruit turn red in fall假黃精秋天果實轉紅

False Solomon’s Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruit turn red in fall假黃精秋天果實轉紅

False Solomon's Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruiting假黃精結果中

False Solomon’s Seal(Maianthemum stellatum)fruiting假黃精結果中

 

False Solomon’s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum) is very hardy perennial.   It flowers in late spring with small white star-shaped flowers and  soon fruits in summer.   Its fruit turn red in fall, very attractive, fruit is edible but not tasty.    Very easy to grow in partial shade to full shade location.  Very cold tolerant. USDA Zones: 3-8.  Easy to propagate it by division of plants or seeds.  Excellent for woodland garden.   Mature size:1′-1.5′(H) x 1.5′-2′(W).

See wiki photo for flowers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maianthemum_stellatum#mediaviewer/File:Maianthemum_stellatum_15290.JPG

Its fleshy root has medicinal use to relive cough.

百合科舞鶴草屬的多年生草本植物.  容易栽種在半日照到樹蔭下陰暗處.  春天開白色星形小花,夏天結果, 假黃精秋天果實轉紅很有觀果的價值.   果實可以食用但不好吃,根可藥用治咳嗽.    非常耐寒.    繁殖方式主以分株或用種子栽培.  很適合用於林地式偏暗的花園.  成熟株高1-1.5呎, 寬幅1.5-2呎.

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊


Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Black Eye Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)黑眼金光菊

Very hardy, easy to grow perennial. Prefers full sun to partial shade location. In some regions, it is wild flower. It flowers in summer to fall with bright yellow flower and dark center. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Excellent for cut flower. Easy to propagate by seeds or dividing plant in spring. USDA Zones: 3-9. Mature size: 2′(H) x 2′(W).

非常強健,容易栽種的多年生草花. 全日照到半日照. 在北美有些地區它是屬於野花. 花期很長從夏季開到秋季,頗吸引蜂蝶,花很適合做切花. 容易以種子或春天分株來繁殖. 非常耐寒. 成熟株高及寬幅為2呎.