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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) 灰白益母草

2017-06-22 Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草 (1) - Copy

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

2017-06-22 Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草 (3) - Copy

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)灰白益母草

Cold hardy perennial herb.  Very easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  Small pink-white flowers in early summer to late summer.  USDA Zones:4-9.  Mature size:4′-6′(H) X 1.5′-2′(W).  Propagate by seeds or division.  Self seeds easily.   One of many useful common weeds. Could be invasive– by growing in shadier location will slow down the growth and propagation speed.   Medicinal.

它是強健耐寒多年生藥草.  非常容易栽種.  最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  初夏到夏末開粉紅色到白色的小花.  花頗吸引蜂蝶.  耐寒也耐熱.  成熟株高4-6呎, 寬幅1.5-2呎.  繁殖以種子或分株的方式來進行.  容易自行落子繁殖. 它是眾多常見有用雜草中之一.  可能為強勢植物–種植在日照較弱處會令其生長與繁殖力減弱.   花莖葉均可藥用.

Reference links: 參考網站資料連結:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonurus_cardiaca                          https://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-tw/%e7%81%b0%e7%99%bd%e7%9b%8a%e6%af%8d%e8%8d%89                     http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/40818/                 http://baike.baidu.com/item/%E7%81%B0%E7%99%BD%E7%9B%8A%E6%AF%8D%E8%8D%89

Common Viper’s Bugloss(Echium vulgare)藍薊

Common Viper’s Bugloss(Echium vulgare)藍薊

Common Viper's Bugloss(Echium vulgare)藍薊

Common Viper’s Bugloss(Echium vulgare)藍薊

Common Viper's Bugloss(Echium vulgare)藍薊

Common Viper’s Bugloss(Echium vulgare)藍薊

Biennial wildflower. Easy to grow in full sun location. In summer it flowers blue flowers which attract bees and butterflies. Good for cut flower. Usually it flowers, seed then die. Mature plant size is 1′-3′ in height. In old days it had been used for snake’s bite, hence the name. Self seeds easily.

紫草科藍薊屬,是常見的二年生野花. 容易在全日照處生長. 夏開藍色花是頗吸引蜂蝶的蜜源. 也是切花的花材. 成熟植株株高1-3呎. 在過去交通醫藥不便的時候是用來治蛇咬傷的草藥. 通常自行結籽繁殖.

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) -- variegated 隨意草 -- 斑葉品種

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) — variegated 隨意草 — 斑葉品種

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草

Obedient Plant – white (Physostegia virginiana) 隨意草 – 白色

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) - pink 隨意草 - 粉紅色

Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) – pink 隨意草 – 粉紅色

Very hardy, easy growing perennial. Best growing in full sun to partial shade location. White, pink or purple Flowers in summer and fall. This wild flowers attract bees and butterflies which is good for cutting. Easy to propagate the plant by dividing plant in spring, stem cutting, layering or from seeds. Very winter hardy. USDA Zones:2-9. Mature plant size:1.5′-2.5′(H) x 1.5′-2′(W).

非常強健,易栽種的多年生草花. 全日照到半日照的環境為佳. 花色有白色,粉紅色和紫色. 花期很長,從夏季開到秋季,花頗吸引蜂蝶,適合切花. 容易春天分株來繁殖,也可以扦插,壓條或種子來進行繁殖. 非常耐寒. 成熟株高為1.5-2.5呎高,寬約1.5-2呎.