The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2008

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Species:  Puya venusta

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Chile

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Dark blue flowers  

Species:  Aloe 'Commutata'

Family:  Agavaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Coral red flowers   


Species:  Yucca rigida

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Creamy white flowers   

 

Species:  Puya chilensis

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Chile

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:   Chartreuse flowers  

Species:  Iris ensata

Family:  Iridaceae

Location in Garden: Lily Ponds

Notes:  Lavender   


Species:  Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Common name:  Dawn Redwood

Family:  Cupressaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden: Lily Ponds

Notes:  New bright green foliage  

 

Species:  Melianthus major

Common name:  Honey Flower

Family:  Melianthaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden: Lily Ponds

 

Species:  Hymenosporum flavum

Family:  Pittosporaceae

Region of Origin:  Queensland, New South Wales

Location in Garden: Lily Ponds

Notes:   Yellow/white fragrant flowers  

Species:  Alternanthera 'Bettzickiana'

Common name:  Jacob's Coat, Calico Plant

Family:  Amaranthaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden


Species:  Aechmea maculata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

 

Species:  Polygonum capitatum

Common name:  Pink Clover Blossom

Family:  Polygonaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

 

Species:  Macadamia integrifolia

Common name:  Macademia Nut Tree

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:  Small nuts forming   

 

Species:  Eupatorium sordidum

Common name:  Boneset

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Blue flowers

 

Species:  Eranthemum pulchellum

Common name:  Blue Sage

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  India

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Blue flowers   

 

Species:  Brunfelsia australis

Family:  Solanaceae

Region of Origin:  Argentina

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Purple, lavender, white flowers   

 

Species:  Oxera pulchella

Common name:  Snowy Oxera

Family:  Verbenaceae

Region of Origin:  New Caledonia

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  White flower vine on Jacaranda tree

 

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