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What's In Bloom

December 2006

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Species:  Aloe longistyla

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Species:  Crassula ovata

Family:  Crassulaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Pink flowers; white flowers

 

Species:  Aloe suzannae

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Rare in the wild


 

Species:  Euphorbia

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers, paired spines

 

Species:  Aloe dichotoma

Common name:  Quiver Tree

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Tree Aloe with yellow flowers

Species:  Cerochlamys pachyphylla

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Lavender/white flowers

Species:  Faucaria tigrina

Common name:  Tiger's Jaws

Family:  Aizoaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Moraea

Family:  Iridaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: South African wildflower; lavender

Species:  Stapelia

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden, East Sycamore path

Notes: Maroon flowers

 

Species:  Caesalpinia cacalaco

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers; prickles on the trunk

 

Species:  Acacia farnesiana

Common name:  Huisache

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Fragrant yellow flowers

Species:  Aloe arborescens (yell.flr.form)

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden, Heritage Section

Species:  Aloe arborescens

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Large planting on banks; will bloom very soon

Species:  Agave margaritae

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico, Magdalena Island

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Very tall flower stalk

Species:  Echeveria 'Misty Cloud'

Family:  Crassulaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

 

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