The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2007

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Species:  Dianthus

Family:  Caryophyllaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Species:  Antirrhinum majus /Violet

Common name:  Snapdragon /

Family:  Scrophulariaceae / Violaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden - Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes: Means "No" / Means "Faithfulness"

Species:  Aloe vera

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden - Medicinal Bed

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Violet odora

Common name:  Sweet Violet

Family:  Violaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden - Medicinal Bed

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Salvia apiana

Common name:  California White Sage

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden - Medicinal Bed

Species:  Consolida ajacis

Common name:  Larkspur

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: Blue flowers

 

Species:  Malus floribunda

Common name:  Flowering Crabapple

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Cerinthe major

Common name:  Honeywort

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Blue/purple flowers

Species:  Scabiosa caucasica

Common name:  Pincushion Flower

Family:  Dipsacaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Blue flowers

Species:  Prunus glandulosa 'Alba Plena'

Common name:  Flowering Almond Bush

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: This is a shrub

Species:  Hyacinthoides non-scripta

Common name:  English Bluebell

Family:  Liliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Light blue flowers

Species:  Ranunculus acris

Common name:  Buttercup

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Aquilegia

Common name:  Columbine

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

Species:  Viburnum macrocephalum 'Sterile'

Common name:  Chinese Snowball

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Rosa 'Pillow Fight'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: 1999, Shrub; White flowers

Species:  Calamagrostis x acutiflora

Common name:  Feather Reed Grass

Family:  Poaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Grows to 5-6' high

Species:  Syringa vulgaris

Common name:  Lilac

Family:  Oleaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Fragrant lilac flowers

Species:  Eriobotrya japonica

Common name:  Loquat

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Yellow fruit

 

Species:  Iris japonica

Common name:  Japanese Iris

Family:  Iridaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Small white flowers with yellow markings

 

Species:  Brunfelsia pauciflora var. calycina 'Macrantha'

Common name:  Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow

Family:  Solanaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista - West Side

Notes: Purple, lavender, and white flowers

 

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