The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

April 2008

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Species:  Tradescantia virginiana

Common name:  Spiderwort

Family:  Commelinaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Blue flowers


Species:  Aquilegia

Common name:  Columbine

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Cineraria

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Purple flowers   


Species:  Convolvulus tricolor

Common name:  Dwarf Morning Glory

Family:  Convulvulaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Cerinthe major

Common name:  Honeywort

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Bue/purple flowers   


Species:  Hyacinthoides (Scilla) non-scripta

Common name:  English Bluebell

Family:  Liliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Light blue flowers  

Species:  Viburnum macrocephalum

Common name:  Chinese Snowball

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: White flowers; Not Hydrangeas!  


Species:  Verbena x hybrida

Family:  Verbenaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Vivid purple flowers   

 

Species:  Eriobotrya japonica

Common name:  Loquat

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Yellow fruit  

 

Species:  Camellia 'Otto Harper'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista, West side

Notes:  Red

 

Species:  Mahonia lomariifolia

Family:  Berberidaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  North Vista, West side

Notes:  Blue berries

Species:  Tabebuia impetignosa

Common name:  Ipe

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista, West side

Notes: Pink flowers   


Species:  Clivia solomone hybrid

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista, East side

 

Species:  Neolitsia sericea

Family:  Lauraceae

Region of Origin:  Temperate East Asia

Location in Garden:  North Vista, Northeast corner

Notes:  Silky foliage, fragrant when crushed   

 

Species:  Erythrina caffra

Common name:  Coral Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Huntington Gallery

Notes:  Red-orange flowers  

Species:  Chionanthus virginicus

Common name:  Fringe Tree

Family:  Oleaceae

Location in Garden:  Library


Species:  Distictis buccinatoria

Common name:  Red Trumpet Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Library

 

Species:  Erythrina coralloides

Common name:  Coral Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Library

Notes:  Red flowers   

Species:  Chaenomeles

Common name:  Flowering Quince

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Chinese Garden

Notes:   Red flowers  


Species:  Michelia figo

Common name:  Banana Shrub

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Chinese Garden, by Musas

 

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