The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

December 2006

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Species:  Ginkgo biloba

Common name:  Maidenhair Tree

Family:  Gingkoaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Yellow leaves

Species:  Lagerstroemia indica

Common name:  Crape Myrtle

Family:  Lythraceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Beautiful fall color

 

Species:  Ilex x altaclerensis 'Wilsonii'

Common name:  Wilson Holly

Family:  Aquifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, outside Zen Court by stroll path

Notes: One spike at the tip of the leaf

Species:  Spiraea bumaldi 'Anthony Waterer'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Pink flowers

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Jewel Box'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

 

Species:  Camellia hiemalis 'Kanjiro'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Rose-pink flowers

Species:  Cycas revoluta

Common name:  Sago Palm

Family:  Cycadaceae

Region of Origin:  Japan

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Female cone

Species:  Nandina domestica / Pleioblastus viridistriatus

Common name:  Heavenly Bamboo / Kamuro-Sasa

Family:  Berberidaceae / Poaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: / Low growing bamboo with yell0w-green striped leaves

 

Species:  Camellia japonica 'Berenice Boddy'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, along middle path to Chinese Garden

Notes: Light pink semidouble

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Wave Crest'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: White

 

Species:  Ilex aquifolium 'Aureo-marginata'

Common name:  Holly

Family:  Aquifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, by evergreen Maple

Notes: Gold-edged leaves, red berries

Species:  Rosa 'Altissimo'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Large flowered climber 1966; bright red; on front of Tea Room

Species:  Rosa 'City of Belfast'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda 1968

Species:  Rosa 'Evening Star'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Hybrid Tea 1974

Species:  Rosa 'Pied Piper'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda 1969

  

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