The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2008

 

Each month, Garden Docent Judi Danner takes photographs of what's blooming all around the garden. Judi generously shares her photos and her extensive knowledge  at the Garden Docents and Volunteers monthly meeting and now shares them here with all of you. Thank you, Judi!

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Species:  Rhaphiolepis indica

Common name:  India Hawthorne

Family:  Rosaceae

Region of Origin:  Southern China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Allen Entrance


Species:  Photinia x fraseri

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Allen Gate

Notes:  White flower clusters   

 

Species:  Persea americana

Common name:  Avocado, Alligator Pear

Family:  Lauraceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, BIII, Northern Perimeter

Notes:  Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Euphorbia xantii

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  Baja California

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Pink flowers

 

Species:  Tabebuia impetignosa

Common name:  Ipe

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, D-EIII

Notes:  Pink flowers; Also on Colorado Boulevard from Allen to Sierra Madre Boulevard

 

Species:  Melia azederach

Common name:  Persian Lilac, Chinaberry, Bead Tree

Family:  Meliaceae

Region of Origin:  Northern India, China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, F-GIII

Notes:   Lavender flowers

 

Species:  Cornus x rutgersensis 'Constellation'

Common name:  Dogwood

Family:  Cornaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Eastern Perimeter

Notes:   White flowers  

 

Species:  Cornus florida 'Rubra'

Common name:  Dogwood

Family:  Cornaceae

Region of Origin:  A

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:  Pink flowers

 

Species:  Viburnum macrocephalum

Common name:  Chinese Snowball

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, F-GII

Notes:   Large, white flower clusters

 

Species:  Eriobotrya deflexa

Common name:  Bronze Loquat

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, E-FI

 

Species:  Chionanthus retusus

Common name:  Chinese Fringe Tree

Family:  Oleaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, F-GI

Notes: White fragrant flowers  

 

Species:  Bauhinia forficata

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   White flowers, double-lobed leaves  

 

Species:  Liriodendron chinense

Common name:  Chinese Tulip Tree

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Region of Origin:  Central China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers  

 

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