The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

December 2005

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Species:  Echeveria pulvinata

Family:  Crassulaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden - Heritage Section

Notes: Open hybrid

Species:  Echeveria 'Misty Cloud'

Family:  Crassulaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Calliandra eriophylla

Common name:  Fairy Duster

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  SW United States, Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Small pink stamen flowers

 

Species:  Dyckia

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Orange flowers

 

Species:  Aloe cryptopoda

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

Species:  Dasylirion longissimum

Common name:  Sotol

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

Species:  Cephalophyllum 'Red Spike'

Family:  Aizoaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

Species:  Aechmea gamosepala

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

Species:  Aechmea

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Polygonatum capitatum

Common name:  Pink Clover Blossom

Family:  Polygonaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Small round pink flowers

Species:  Aechmea distichantha

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

Species:  Billbergia

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Red bracts

Species:  Aechmea fasciata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Pink bracts

Species:  Zantedeschia aethiopica 'Green Goddess'

Common name:  Calla Lily

Family:  Araceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Large spathe, white at base, green toward tip

 

Species:  Macadamia integrifolia

Common name:  Macademia Nut Tree

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Flower stalks can be seen from under tree canopy

 

Species:  Brunfelsia grandiflora

Family:  Solanaceae

Region of Origin:  South America

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Purple to lavender to white flowers; fragrant

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