The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2007

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Species:  Chamaerops humilis

Common name:  Mediterranean Fan Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Species:  Acoelorraphe wrightii

Common name:  Everglades Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Florida to Central America

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Species:  Trachycarpus martianus

Common name:  Martius' Windmill Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  India, Burma, Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: Can take a great deal of wind

Species:  Sarcocaulon crassicaule

Family:  Geraniaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Sulcorebutia

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Species:  Borzicactus formosus

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Peru

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Red-orange flowers

Species:  Notocactus ottonis

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Uncarina grandidieri

Family:  Pedaliaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers with a dark maroon eye in the center

 

Species:  Mammillaria spinosissima series polyacanthae

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Hanging basket, pink flowers; Grows on cliffsides in its native environment

Species:  Turbinocarpus pseudomacrochele

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Pink flowers; lots of spines

Species:  Parodia saintpieans

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  N. Argentina

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Lampranthus amoenus

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Bright magenta flowers

Species:  Euphorbia atrospina

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  S. Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Species:  Aloe striata

Common name:  Coral Aloe

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Very late-blooming; stays in bloom for a while

Species:  Aeonium decorum 'Sunburst'

Family:  Crassulaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Species:  Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum'

Family:  Crassulaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Euphorbia lambii

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  Canary Islands

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Green flowers

 

Species:  Veltheimia capensis

Family:  Liliaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa, Namibia

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Pink flowers; Perennial bulb

 

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