The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2007

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Species:  Tabebuia chrysotricha

Common name:  Golden Trumpet Tree

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Clusters of yellow flowers

Species:  Scilla peruviana

Common name:  Peruvian Scilla

Family:  Liliaceae

Region of Origin:  Mediterranean

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Species:  Sonchus acaulis

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Canary Islands

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope - Upper area

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Aloysia virgata

Family:  Verbenaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope - Upper area

Notes: Very fragrant white flowers

 

Species:  Michelia figo

Common name:  Banana Shrub

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope - Upper area

Notes: Fragrant yellow flowers, said to smell like bananas

 

Species:  Pandorea pandoreana

Common name:  Wonga-Wonga Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: White flower vine climbing on Callistemon

 

Species:  Acacia saligna

Common name:  Golden Wreath Wattle

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Western Australia

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers by the cycads

 

Species:  Melaleuca 'Snowstorm'

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: White flowers

 

Species:  Xanthorrhea resinosa

Family:  Liliaceae

Region of Origin:  New South Wales, Victoria

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Tall flower spikes

Species:  Doryanthes palmeri

Common name:  Spear Lily

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Queensland

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Species:  Doryanthes excelsa

Common name:  Globe Spear Lily

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  New South Wales

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Rounded flower cluster

 

Species:  Scaevola 'Pink Carpet'

Family:  Goodeniaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: By steps from road

 

Species:  Eucalyptus macrocarpa

Common name:  Mottlecah

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Red stamen flowers

 

Species:  Chamaelaucium uncinatum 'University Red'

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: These are often grown for cut flower business

 

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