The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2008

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Species:  Prunus serrulata 'Shogetsu'

Common name:  Oriental Cherry

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:  Many small petals give pink flowers fuzzy appearance   

 

Species:  Weigela

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, outside Japanese Garden gate

  

Species:  Rosa 'Montecito'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden, growing on Pecan Tree

Notes:  Hybrid Gigantea 1930




Species:  Rosa 'Old Blush'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Sign relates to Boone exhibit

Species:  Rosa 'Double Delight'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Hybrid Tea 1976


Species:  Rosa 'Jean Giono'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Hybrid Tea 1998

Species:  Rosa 'Altissimo'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Tea Room

Notes:  Large-Flowered Climber 1966   


Species:  Rosa banksia lutea

Common name:  Yellow Lady Banks

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden Café

Notes:  1824

Species:  Cheiranthus (Erysimum) cheiri

Common name:  English Wallflower

Family:  Brassicaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfume and Cosmetics Bed

Notes:  Sweet-scented flowers   


Species:  Heliotropium arborescens

Common name:  Heliotrope

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfume and Cosmetics Bed

 

Species:  Cistus ladanifer

Common name:  Ladanum, Common Gum Cistus

Family:  Cistaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:   Large white flowers, "sticky" leaves  

Species:  Rhaphiolepis umbellata

Common name:  White India Hawthorne

Family:  Rosaceae

Region of Origin:  Japan, Korea

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber and Dye Bed


Species:  Isatis tinctoria

Common name:  Woad

Family:  Brassicaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber and Dye Bed 

Species:  Cotinus coggrygria 'Royal Purple'

Common name:  Smoke Tree

Family:  Anacardiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber and Dye Bed


Species:  Lunaria annua

Common name:  Money Plant

Family:  Brassicaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes:  Means "Honesty" in the language of flowers  

Species:  Dianthus barbatus

Common name:  Sweet William

Family:  Caryophyllaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed


Species:  Centranthus ruber

Common name:  Jupiter's Beard, Red Valerian

Family:  Valerianaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, East Perimeter

Species:  Papaver rhoeas

Common name:  Flanders Poppy

Family:  Papveraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed


Species:  Ferula assa-foetida

Common name:  Asafoetida

Family:  Apiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Culinary Bed

Species:  Fagus sylvatica

Common name:  Copper Beach

Family:  Fagaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden


Species:  Oxalis 'Ruby'

Family:  Oxalidaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Dark leaves, yellow flowers

 

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