The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

December 2007

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Species:  Rhododendron (azalea) 'Tickled Pink'

Family:  Ericaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden


Species:  Salix x sepulcralis var. chrysocoma

Common name:  Golden Niobe Willow

Family:  Salicaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

 

Species:  Nandina domestica /Pleioblastus viiridistriatus

Common name:  Heavenly Bamboo / Kamuro-Sasa

Family:  Berberidaceae / Poaceae

Region of Origin:  A

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

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

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Wave Crest'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:   White

Species:  Rosa 'Altissimo'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden, Tearoom front wall

Notes:   Large flowered climber, 1966; bright red


Species:  Rosa 'Lavaglut (Lavaglow)'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Floribunda, 1979

Species:  Rosa 'City of Belfast'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Floribunda, 1968


Species:  Rosa 'WWII Memorial Rose'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Hybrid Tea, 2000

Species:  Rosa 'Pimlico 81'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Floribunda, 1980


Species:  Rosa 'Arizona'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Grandiflora, AARS 1975

 

Herb Garden Display Table

Theme in December:  Wreaths, Pomanders, Centerpieces, and Ornaments

Species:  Narcissus

Common name:  Paperwhites

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfumes & Cosmetics Bed


Species:  Heliotropium arborescens

Common name:  Heliotrope

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfumes & Cosmetics Bed

Species:  Helichrysum bracteatum

Common name:  Strawflower, Everlasting Flower

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Potpourri Bed


Species:  Mentha 'Candy'

Common name:  Mint

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:   In white corner pot

Species:  Stock, Ornamental Kale, Violas

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Wellhead Bed


Species:  Hibiscus sabdariffa

Common name:  Roselle

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tea Bed

Notes:   Dark red calyx

Species:  Borago officinalis

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes:  Blue flowers; means "Courage"


Species:  Nigella damascena

Common name:  Love-in-a-Mist

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes:   Means "Perplexity"

 

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