The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

December 2006

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Species:  Caryota gigas

Common name:  Giant Mountain Fishtail Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  N. Thailand

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

 

Species:  Brahea dulcis

Common name:  Rock Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Species:  Mammillaria plumosa series lasiacanthae

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Species:  Coryphantha calipensis

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

 

Species:  Uncarina grandidieri

Family:  Pedaaliaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Lithops marmorata

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  NW Cape, South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Lithops helmutii

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  NW Cape, South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Euphorbia tirucalli

Common name:  Sticks on Fire

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical and South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Species:  Aloe virens

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Pale yellow flowers

 

Species:  Aloe bainesii

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  Swaziland, Mozambique

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers. New cultivar.

 

Species:  Aloe bainesii

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Pinkish flowers

Common name:  Agave attenuata

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Tall bent flower stalks

Species:  Agave attenuata 'Boutin Blue'

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Blueish gray leaves, upright flower stalk

 

Species:  Aloe x principis

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Red-orange flowers

 

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