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Tetragonolobus purpureus | Asparagus Square Podded Pea | Winged Lotus


Tetragonolobus purpureus Asparagus Square Podded Pea Winged Lotus 1

Tetragonolobus purpureus Asparagus Square Podded Pea Winged Lotus 2

Tetragonolobus purpureus Asparagus Square Podded Pea Winged Lotus 3

Tetragonolobus purpureus Asparagus Square Podded Pea Winged Lotus 4

Tetragonolobus purpureus Asparagus Square Podded Pea Winged Lotus 4
Tetragonolobus purpureus | Asparagus Square Podded Pea | Winged Lotus

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These seeds were collected from Tetragonolobus purpureus, also known as Asparagus Pea, Winged pea, Square Podded Pea, and Winged Lotus. It is also referred to as its synonym Lotus tetragonolobus according to the USDA. This plant is grown as an ornamental as well as a vegetable. This plant likes to live in full sun where the red and purple flowers are out in the middle of the summer. The young seed pods kind of taste like asparagus and are eaten in many different salads and stews and such. Sometimes, as a coffee substitute, the seeds are roasted, ground, and brewed. This annual can be grown in all USDA Hardiness Zones.








Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger| Mexican Sunflower


Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger Mexican Sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger Mexican Sunflower
Tithonia rotundifolia Goldfinger| Mexican Sunflower

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This is Tithonia rotundifolia, also known as Mexican Sunflower. This plant likes to live in the full sun but can stay alive in partial shade. This flower does well as a dried or preserved flower and that is one reason that it is a very popular cut flower for an arrangement. The birds, bees, and butterflies absolutely love this bloom. Butterflies which have been documented gathering nectar from this plant are the Giant Swallowtail, Pipevine Swallowtail, and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. This sunflower is grown as an annual all over, but it is a tender perennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 7 to 11.








Trichosanthes cucumerina Anguina | Short Snake Gourd


Trichosanthes cucumerina Anguina Short Snake Gourd 1

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Trichosanthes cucumerina Anguina | Short Snake Gourd

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Trichosanthes cucumerina anguina, also known as Snake Gourd. This plant, like most vegetables, likes to live in the full sun where it grows to about 16 feet long. Young fruit and young sprouts is eaten like a vegetable and so can the leaves. This annual can be grown in any USDA Hardiness Zone and is a tender perennial in zones 10 to 12.